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Entry type: FAQ Entry ID: 29594775, Entry date: 08/21/2012
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What can you do if required modules are missing in the module catalog of the STEP 7 hardware configuration?

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Description The instructions 'Updating the module catalog in the STEP 7 hardware configuration' show how you can add new modules and the latest module releases to the module catalog. ...

Description
The instructions "Updating the module catalog in the STEP 7 hardware configuration" show how you can add new modules and the latest module releases to the module catalog.

The updating procedure is described for the following file types:

  • HSP file
  • GSD file for PROFIBUS
  • GSDML file for PROFINET

Note
The catalog information about new modules is often included in hotfixes or Service Packs. Make sure that you always use the latest version of STEP 7.

  Update Instructions ( 1664 KB )

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CPU, PROFIBUS, PROFINET, STEP 7, STEP, Download, Update, Devices, Master, Master file, Hardware, Support, Package, Release, Releases, HW Config, Hardware Configuration

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