Siemens NX Unigraphics - Install Instructions

Installation Instructions


Please note this software requires you to either be on the Virginia Tech campus network or connected to the VPN in order to access the license server. Please ensure you are either on the Virginia Tech network or have installed and enabled the VPN per KB0010740 prior to installing and using Unigraphics.


1. Access and login using your VT PID and PID password. Select Unigraphics Software and then choose Unigraphics 1980 Series for Windows Install.

2. After accepting the licensing terms, make note of the License Server Address, which will be used during installation, and then click the Download button to begin the download.

Click "Download" Button

3. When the download is complete, right click on the downloaded file and select Extract All....

Right click and select "Extract All..."

4. Ensure that Show extracted files when complete is selected, and then click Extract to begin extraction.

Select "Show extracted files when complete" and click "Extract"

5. When extraction is complete, a window will open with a folder titled SiemensNX-2000.3120_wntx64. Double click the folder to open it, and then double click the Launch application.

Double-click the Launch application

6. In the Siemens NX Software Installation window that opens, click the Install NX button to start the NX installer.

Click the Install NX button

7. When the installation launches, select your installation language and then click OK.

8. In the Welcome to the Siemens NX Setup Wizard window, click Next to proceed.

9. Leave the default setup options and installation location, and click Next.

10. Enter the License Server Address you obtained in Step 2 and then click Next.

Enter license server address

11. Select your preferred Runtime Language and then click Next.

12. Now, click the Install button to begin installation. If a User Account Control dialog box appears, click Yes to allow installation to proceed.

Select Yes in the UAC window

13. When the installation completes, click Finish to close the installer.

14. Before opening NX for the first time, you'll need to open the Tool - Licensing Tool from the start menu.

Open the Tool - Licensing Tool from the start menu

15. In the Licensing Tool window, select Bundle Settings.

Select bundle settings

16. Select NX Academic - CAE & CAM from the available bundles and click the right facing arrow to add it to your bundle set. Repeat this process for NX Academic - Core & CAD.

Select both NX bundles and click the right arrow

17. Click Apply to save the changes and then close the Licensing Tool.

Click apply and close the licensing tool