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Entry type: Product note Entry ID: 21383444, Entry date: 06/06/2005
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WinAC Slot V3.4 Released for Windows XP SP2

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With immediate effect, WinAC Slot V3.4 can be used on PCs with Windows XP, SP2.




Prerequisites:

If WinAC Slot V3.4 is used together with OPC or with SIMATIC NET products, installation of the SIMATIC NET CD ROM 2005 (V6.3) is required. This CD ROM is now included in the scope of supply of WinAC Slot.

Note:
For particularities on the operation of OPC or the SIMATIC NET products see SIMATIC update ID 21394393

By upgrading the SIMATIC NET installation, existing installations of WinAC Slot V3.4, SP1 and higher can also be uperated under Windows XP, SP2.

WinAC Slot 412/416 V3.4 firmware update

The firmware (FW) of the WinAC Slot modules (CPU 41x-2 PCI) has been upgraded.
The new FW V3.4.1 introduces the following improvements:

  • The displayof messages has been improved in the case of a cold restart of WinCC as well as in the case of user program changes.

The new FW can be downloaded from entry ID 14424111 to upgrade existing installations.

SIMATIC Computing

Please note: SIMATIC Computing cannot be used under Windows XP, SP2.
Applications using SIMATIC Computing can only run under Windows XP up to SP1.
A release for SIMATIC Computing under Windows XP, SP2, is not planned.



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https://www.siemens.com/cybersecurity#Ouraspiration.
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