This video will guide us through the installation process of SOLIDWORKS 2017. Also some folder naming convention that you can consider.
Please ensure Windows Update isn’t running while SW 17 is installing, and please do restart your computer if Windows update had occurred in the morning/overnight. Also please ensure you have full administrative rights with an administrative account.
You can save your SW 16 settings under Tools -> Save/Restore Settings, and load the registry onto SW 17 once installation is completed.