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Entry type: Download Entry ID: 109744950, Entry date: 04/10/2017

USB Recovery (Reset to factory) Mode for 2nd Generation Basic Panels

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This software enables you to do a reset to factory settings for your Basic Panel 2nd Generation.

This software has been released for the following devices:

  • KTP400 Basic
  • KTP700 Basic / KTP700 Basic DP
  • KTP900 Basic
  • KTP1200 Basic / KTP1200 Basic DP

How to do a reset to factory settings for your Basic Panel 2nd Generation


  • The USB stick have to be provided in FAT32 format.
  • The USB stick have to be provided with USB version 2.0 or lower.
  • The HMI device image file must be provided with Version V14.


  • Unpack the file "Basic2nd_Recovery_System.zip" directly on the USB Stick into the main directory.
  • Copy the suitable HMI device image file into the path "SIMATIC.HMI\Recovery\" on the USB stick (file type "*.fwf").

Note: You can find the HMI device image file under
"Programs\Siemens\Automation\Portal V14\Data\Hmi\Transfer\14.0\Images".

  • Shut down the HMI device.
  • Plug the USB stick into the USB interface of the HMI device
  • Switch on the HMI device.
  • To reset the HMI device to the factory settings, press the button "START RECOVERY (..3..)" three times and follow the instructions shown on the display. At the end of the recovery process, remove the USB stick and press the "REBOOT" button.




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Basic2nd Recovery Stick

 Download unterliegt Exportcontrolle  Basic2nd_Recovery_System.zip (24,6 MB)




Open Source software components

Registrierung notwendig RescueStick_Readme_OpenSrcSW.zip (559.6 MB)




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