SolidWorks Error: Hole Wizard / Toolbox Not Expected Version
Error: The database file ‘C:\SolidWorks Data\lang\english\swbrowser.mdb’ is not the expected version.
Typically you would see this error if you have recently upgraded your SolidWorks install to SW2010 or SW2011. SolidWork should have updated your HoleWizard/Toolbox database, or maybe it installed a new one, and the wrong path is listed in Tools -> Options -> Hole Wizard / Toolbox.
- Using My Computer, look for C:\SolidWorks Data, C:\SolidWorks Data (2)
- Open SolidWorks, Tools -> Options -> Hole Wizard / Toolbox. Check that the path is correct and if different paths were found above, try browsing to them.
- If you have another computer running the same latest version of SolidWorks, copy their C:\SolidWorks Data to your computer.
Browse to: “C:\Program Files\SolidWorks Corp\SolidWorks\Toolbox\data utilities” and run UpdateBrowserData.exe Browse to the swbrowser.mdb file inside C:\SolidWorks Data\lang\english and click “Update”. That should do the trick.