|An important issue was identified in the SOLIDWORKS 2017 SP4 release.
The problem reported is that with SOLIDWORKS 2017 SP4 Closing files in SOLIDWORKS with the SOLIDWORKS PDM Client add-in enabled may cause SOLIDWORKS to become unresponsive.
This problem affects the SOLIDWORKS 2017 SP4 software used in conjunction with SOLIDWORKS PDM 2017 SP0 – SP4.
The workarounds available for this problem are:
SOLIDWORKS has currently removed 2017 SP4 from the Customer Portal Downloads page and they are working to correct this. The plan is to release 2017 SP4.1 and also a hotfix for SOLIDWORKS 2017 SP4. 2017 SP4.1 and the hotfix for SP4 is currently expected to be released the week of August 14th.