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Entry type: FAQ Entry ID: 23785421, Entry date: 04/09/2019

Which SIMATIC NET Industrial Ethernet PC CP is compatible with which Microsoft Windows operating system?

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The attached table gives you information about compatibility between Microsoft Windows operating systems and the SIMATIC NET Industrial Ethernet PC CPs.

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  • Check the compatibility of Microsoft Windows operating systems and SIMATIC NET PC software in Entry ID: 64847781. Up to and including SIMATIC NET PC software V8.0 all Microsoft Windows operating systems are supported only in 32 bits.
  • The requirement is that the SIMATIC NET PC software used includes the driver for the IE CP concerned. With some IE CPs, CP1628, for example, a separate driver CD is supplied.
  • The SIMATIC NET CD 05/2000 is not released on server systems for Windows NT and Windows 2000.
  • The compatibility of Windows 2000 also applies for Windows 2000 Server.
  • Windows XP without SP is not supported.
  • It is possible for the CP1616 to port one driver for all Windows operating systems via the DK-16xx.
    Ported drivers are already available for various Windows operating systems.

Additional Keywords
CP1628, CP1623, CP1613, CP1612, CP1626, CP1616, CP1604, CP1512, CP1511

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