The following Anti-Virus (AV) applications have been tested (install and usage) with SOLIDWORKS.
For the applications listed below, you do not have to turn off or disable Anti-Virus (AV) during installation. These applications have been tested for the supported version(s) of SOLIDWORKS. If you encounter installation issues with one of the listed AV applications, report the issue to your Reseller.
If your application is not listed, we cannot verify whether your application will block the installation of SOLIDWORKS software or Windows components. You may need to turn anti-virus off during install and re-boot the system. Note: Always keep your anti-virus pattern file up-to-date. See your vendor for details.
|Avast! Professional Edition||11.1.2253|
|McAfee VirusScan Enterprise||2015|
|Microsoft Security Essentials||4.8.10240.16384|
|Norton Norton 360||126.96.36.199|
|Symantec Endpoint Protection||12.1.6|
|TrendMicro OfficeScan™||11.0||Install may fail to extract a random file, see Trend Micro KB article 1096841 http://esupport.trendmicro.com/solution/en-US/1096841.aspx|