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What does the swBOEngine.exe file do?

The swBOEngine.exe process is also known as swBOEngine and is a part of SolidWorks (Version 2008 SP0, 2009 SP0, 2008 SP04, 2006 SP0). This software is produced by Dassault Systemes (www.3ds.com) or, as the case may be, SolidWorks (www.solidworks.com). An obsolete or defective version of swBOEngine.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:

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What you should know about swBOEngine.exe swBOEngine

swBOEngine.exe is not a Windows system file and is known to frequently cause computer problems. SwBOEngine.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files". Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 488,728 bytes (66% of all these files) or, as the case may be, 841,000 bytes.
The original file is digitally signed. Check your file. You can use Windows Control Panel (Programs icon) to completely remove the software. The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. The original file has a digital certificate (see its file properties). When Windows starts, this process is automatically started at the same time (Registry: User Shell Folders, Shell Folders, DEFAULT\User Shell Folders). The swBOEngine file is not part of the Windows operating system. SwBOEngine.exe is capable of track other applications as well as Change the behavior of other applications. For this reason, 19% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.

If you see this file on your hard drive or in Windows Task Manager, please make sure that it is not a malicious variant. It's a fact that many trojans try to cloak their true identity by calling themselves swBOEngine.exe. With the above information or by using tools like Security Task Manager you can determine if, in your case, the file is an undesirable variant.

What do other computer users say about swBOEngine?

swBoengine is a process of 3DCAD program named SOLIDWORKS
swboengine.exe belongs to the task scheduler for SolidWorks 3D CAD software

Summary: One user judges swBOEngine.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. One user considers it harmless. source: file.net

How to uninstall SolidWorks

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To remove swBOEngine from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.

  1. Click the Windows Start Button. In Windows 8, look for Control Panel.
  2. Click Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a program.
  4. Look for SolidWorks in the list of available programs.
  5. Click Uninstall.

How to tell if swBOEngine.exe (swBOEngine) was uninstalled cleanly

After uninstalling, restart your computer. Then start Windows Explorer and see if there is still a folder with the name of the software under C:\Program Files. Be sure to check the Registry as well for remnants of swBOEngine. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for swBOEngine or the name of the producer. Always keep in mind that only a computer professional should ever directly delete entries in the Windows Registry.

What to do if a program does not uninstall

The easiest way to remove any kind of software cleanly and accurately is to use an uninstaller tool. Because the uninstaller automatically creates a backup, there is no risk of anything going wrong.

Last but not least

If Windows not working quite right for you, or if startup is taking a long time, or swBOEngine.exe is causing problems for you, a good Windows diagnostic tool may very well help. This is especially effective when it comes to older computers that have accumulated vast quantities of "garbage data" as the result of many software installs and uninstalls.

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