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Entry type: Product note Entry ID: 109749111, Entry date: 01/12/2018

Delivery release: Service Pack 5 for SIMATIC WinCC flexible 2008

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Effective immediately, the Service Pack 5 for SIMATIC WinCC flexible 2008 has been released for delivery. 12.January 2018: Added Releaseinformation for ProAgent and Windows 10

With WinCC flexible 2008 Service Pack 5 the installation on the Windows 10 (64Bit) operating system will be supported. The support of Windows XP is dropped

With the delivery release of Service Pack 5, the WinCC flexible 2008 packages Compact, Standard, Advanced and Advanced Runtime will be changed over to the Service Pack 5. WinCC flexible Micro stays at the release 2008 SP3 and will be phased out.

The license keys from WinCC flexible 2008, 2008 SP1/SP2/SP3 can be used without any change for WinCC flexible 2008 SP5 too.

Software Update Service

Customers with a valid Software Update Service contract (SUS contract) for WinCC flexible or WinCC Comfort and Advanced, will receive the Service Pack 5 automatically.

WinCC flexible Trial Download

As a registered customer you can download the Trial for SIMATIC WinCC flexible 2008 and test it for 30 days. The Service Pack available in the entry can be used to upgrade existing installations as well as for new installations. 

WinCC flexible Trial Download : 100777999

Migration from WinCC flexible to WinCC (TIA Portal)

The migration of projects from WinCC flexible 2008 SP5 to TIA Portal V13 SP2 be carried out exclusively via the Migrations Tool V13.0.2.1 (or higher). The migration to TIA Portal V14 SP1 can be done with V14 SP1 Upd2 (or higher) or via the Migration Tool V14.0.1.2.

The Migration Tool V13.0.2.1 can be downloaded by the following link: 58638200 

WinCC flexible 2008 SP5 supports the following Operating Systems

Engineering System:

Windows 7 (32 Bit, 64 Bit)

    • Windows 7 Ultimate/Enterprise SP1
    • Windows 7 Professional SP1

Windows 10 (64 Bit)
    • Windows 10 Professional
    • Windows 10 Enterprise
    • Windows 10 LTSB Enterprise

Runtime System:

Windows 7 (32 Bit, 64 Bit)

    • Windows 7 Ultimate/Enterprise SP1
    • Windows 7 Professional SP1
    • Windows 7 Embedded Standard (32 Bit) *)
    • Windows 7 Embedded Standard mit SP1 (32 Bit) *)

Windows 10 (64 Bit)
    • Windows 10 Professional
    • Windows 10 Enterprise
    • Windows 10 LTSB Enterprise
    • Windows 10 IoT LTSB Enterprise *)

*) for released systems only, like SIMATIC IPCs

Special notes

WinCC flexible ProAgent and Windows 10 (added 12.January 2018)

In combination with S7-PDIAG V5.6, STEP 7 V5.6 and WinCC flexible 2008 SP5, WinCC flexible ProAgent is now released for the usage on the operating system Windows 10.

Delivery release STEP 7 V5.6: 109747706 

Delivery release S7-PDIAG V5.6: 109754384

Additional information:

Installation on HP Notebooks

During the installation of WinCC flexible 2008 we have identified incompatibilities with the HP keyboard driver on HP Laptops. To prevent these incompatibilities, the HP keyboard driver or the WinCC flexible Runtime keyboard driver has to be deinstalled before the installation of WinCC flexible 2008. How to deinstall the keyboard driver is described under the following entry ID 58217334 

Ordering data

The following packages will be phased out with the release of Service Pack 5 and discontinued at 01.Oct.2018

 WinCC flexible 2008 SP3

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 SIMATIC WinCC flexible 2008 Micro incl. SP3 6AV6610-0AA01-3CA8 6AV6610-0AA01-3CH8
 WinCC flexible Micro Upgrade 2004/2005/2007 to 2008 incl. SP3 6AV6610-0AA01-3CE8 6AV6610-0AA01-3CK8
 SIMATIC WinCC flexible Micro Update 2008, 2008 SP1, 2008 SP2 -> 2008 SP3 6AV6610-0AA51-3CU8 /

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