Remember the movie Transporter?
Rule Number One
Never install the latest release of any software unless you are beta
testing. Wait at least three service packs and preferably till the
Rule Number Two
Never buy hardware without first checking if it will run the software.
Beware the bundle.
Rule Number Three
The save button likes to be spanked.
Rule Number Four
Turn off all the eye candy, don't load that screen saver, shut down
any unneeded services, defrag your hard drive, always go for the
fastest CPU, max. memory, approved video drivers, and you don't need
to listen to MP3s on your computer while working.
Rule Number Five
Always check first on comp.cad.solidworks to see if somebody else has
made the dumb mistake you are about to make. They probably have.
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