How can you clear the error message "Abnormal Program Termination"?
The error message described above:
"Abnormal Program Termination"
is complemented by a second message text that refers to a server, driver and/or also a file. The table below describes a number of examples and remedies for the Runtime error that might occur in combination with the message described above and which can be cleared.
|1||When installation of the SIMATIC STEP 7 software is aborted with the error message "Abnormal Program Termination" and the message:
the reasons are the following:
|2||If when you open the hardware catalog or when you save and compile the hardware configuration the error message "Abnormal Program Termination" is displayed together with the message:
then the reason for the behavior described might be the incorporation or installation of a third-party GSD file (e.g. syntax error in the third-party GSD file).
all files with the ending ".xml" (example as in Fig. 01). Then when you restart STEP 7 and open the hardware configuration, you can open the hardware catalog again.
|3||If the remedies described above do not help and the error message "Abnormal Program Termination" is displayed again, then install STEP 7 again.
This method should also be selected when the error message described above keeps being displayed sporadically.
Setup, Program termination