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rgrayclamps (Mechanical) (OP)
21 Feb 11 11:49

Something happened to my Solidworks recently.  Now, I can not use any Macro.  Whenever I try to run a macro, the following message appears:

"swVBAServer has stopped working."

I talked to my VAR, and did not get a solution. Do you folks know what may cause this problem?

Best regards,

Windows 7 Pro, SW2010 x64 sp5.0
fcsuper (Mechanical)
21 Feb 11 11:53
I've not heard of this issue before.  Have you cleared out your registry to allow SW to reset file location settings?

Matt Lorono, CSWP
Lorono's SolidWorks Resources & SolidWorks Legion
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rgrayclamps (Mechanical) (OP)
21 Feb 11 11:57
Hi, Matt:

I did clear out the registry, but it did not help.

Best regards,

CorBlimeyLimey (Mechanical)
21 Feb 11 12:55
Try running a repair.
rgrayclamps (Mechanical) (OP)
21 Feb 11 14:27

I tried a repair.  It still has the same problem.  I googled swVBAServer and found some discussion on it related to virus.  Not sure if it is a virus.

Best regards,

macduff (Mechanical)
25 Feb 11 9:26
Things seem to be working fine on my end. FYI, I ran an update from SP3.1 to SP5.0. I did not do a clean install.

Colin Fitzpatrick (aka Macduff)
Mechanical Designer
Solidworks 2010 SP 5.0
Dell 490 XP Pro SP 2
Xeon CPU 3.00 GHz 3.00 GB of RAM
nVida Quadro FX 3450 512 MB
3D Connexion-SpaceExplorer

fcsuper (Mechanical)
28 Feb 11 13:39
My instinct is that this is a corrupt install and may require a new install.

Matt Lorono, CSWP
Lorono's SolidWorks Resources & SolidWorks Legion
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robbol (Computer)
26 Apr 11 13:23
I had similar issue.

In my environment, if I logged in as a different user the VBA editor worked within Solidworks.

The way I resolved it was to copy the registry settings for
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\VBA from the working user.

Then logging into the user that didn't work. I did the following:
1. Backed up HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\VBA registry
2. Deleted registry settings that I backed up above
3. imported registry settings from working user


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