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Friday, August 29, 2014

Tip of the Week August 29

Solid Edge - How to Extract the Executables Downloaded from the
Siemens Site with ST7

Hi Edgers,
Did you know that you can extract the executables downloaded from the Siemens site for ST7?  If you download the ST7 software, you can use a free product like 7-Zip ( to extract it and you can see all the files as they would appear on the DVD. This way you don’t have to run that executable and wait for it to unpack each time:
  1. Download and install 7-Zip (
  2. Open 7-Zip
  3. Navigate to the location of the download for ST7
  4. Click the extract button, choose a location then click OK:

      5.  See the folders the same way as the DVD: 

Madison Rye
Application Engineering Manager
Ally PLM Solutions, Inc 

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