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FAQ What are the quantity frameworks and performance data of each of the SIMATIC NET products?

Quantity frameworks and performance data of the SIMATIC NET products

ID: 15227599
FAQ Why does the newly purchased battery pack not charge in the SIMATIC Field PG?

The following two cases describe the causes and remedies when your newly purchased battery pack does not charge in the SIMATIC Field PG.

ID: 89257613
FAQ What do you have to watch when transporting a Field PG lithium-ion battery / a complete Field PG?

The safety data sheet and manufacturer certificate for the current Field PG lithium-ion batteries (Status: 01/2018) are available in this entry.

ID: 109739006
FAQ How do you rectify the KRACK weak point in the WLAN encryption?

Information about closing the KRACK security gap of the WLAN adapter of SIMATIC ITP1000 and SIMATIC Field-PG M5

ID: 109755665
FAQ How do you shorten the update process of Windows 7 / Windows Server 2008 R2 after reinstallation or after an image restore?

Optimum procedure for installing the Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 updates.

ID: 109742166
FAQ Why are USB 3.0 devices recognized by Windows even though the USB port is disabled?

USB 2.0 and USB 3.0 interfaces have to be disabled separately.

ID: 109742381
FAQ In STEP 5, why do you get the error message "Hardware error" when you want to transfer your program to an EPROM?

The error message described above is displayed when you have the internal prommer preset as EPROM interface in the SIMATIC STEP 5 software on a Field PG M5 with S5 Option.

ID: 109744421
FAQ What are the requirements for operating the Field PG M4 with Windows 10?

A switch-on test for Windows 10 Pro (64-bit) has been run successfully for the Field PG M4.

For products: 6ES7716-.....-0...
ID: 109743403
FAQ Which ports are used by WinCC Advanced, WinCC Runtime Advanced, WinCC Runtime Professional, Basic Panels, Comfort Panels, Panels and IPC?

Single ports are assigned to different IP services in the communication. This entry provides additional information to the manual information about ports used by WinCC (TIA Portal).

ID: 80917729
FAQ Can you operate the Field PG M5 with Windows 10?

Switch-on test for the Field PG M5 with Windows 10

ID: 109739004
FAQ How do you enable automatic logon with Microsoft Windows?

When a computer starts up (SIMATIC IPC, for example), you are asked which user name you want to use to log on to the system. This interrupts the automatic startup, which is undesirable, for example, after a power failure.

ID: 23598260
FAQ How do you disable upgrade notices and automatic download of Windows 10?

The Note icon for upgrading to the new Windows 10 is displayed in the taskbar on all SIMATIC Field PGs with the current operating system Windows 7 SP1. If the upgrade has been reserved, it is also downloaded automatically in the background. In this way, unheeded installation of Windows 10 might lead to compatibility problems with the installed SIMATIC software.

ID: 109480154
FAQ Recommended configuration for Field PGs and IPCs with Intel Active Management Technology (iAMT)

The following measures are recommended to prevent unauthorized changes to the BIOS configuration with SIMATIC Field PG M4 and SIMATIC IPCs.

ID: 109480070
FAQ What are the article numbers of the backup batteries for SIMATIC IPCs and SIMATIC Field PGs?

Backup batteries are used to maintain basic functions in the case of a power failure. We explain here how you can determine the article number of the backup battery of your SIMATIC IPC or SIMATIC Field PG.

ID: 64351747
FAQ How do you access a 12MB SMC when access with a notebook or Field PG has aborted?

In most cases the reason for this behavior is a driver which cannot process the 12MB memory card.

For products: 6ES7954-8LE01-0AA0
ID: 75164975
FAQ Which components do you use to terminate PROFIBUS subnets with a terminator?

Description With PROFIBUS, each bus segment must be terminated at both ends with a terminator. The line termination consists of a resistor combination. This is integrated in the RS 485 Repeater, in the OLM (channel 2), in the bus terminal, in the active RS 485 terminating element and in some bus connectors. If these components are used at the end of a segment, then the terminator must be activated. ...

ID: 187276
FAQ How do you use a controller to load from a VM (VMware Player/Workstation) via a PROFIBUS/MPI CP connected via PCI or PCIe?

Description This FAQ response gives you step-by-step instructions for loading a device from a virtual machine (VMware Player/Workstation) by means of PROFIBUS or MPI of the host system. ...

ID: 100450795
FAQ What should you watch out for with the PPI/MPI/DP interfaces if you want to use the CP 5711 / PC Adapter USB A2 with a SIMATIC S7-200?

System properties of the PPI/MPI/DP interfaces when used with a SIMATIC S7-200.

ID: 85669627
FAQ Is there a check list for implementing a PC adapter?

Description You are using a PC Adapter for communication between your PC and an S7 CPU or a repeater. If the required connection is not established, please run through the check list below. ...

ID: 10420976
FAQ What should you watch out for when using Windows XP / Server 2003 on IPCs?

Description Microsoft has announced the end of Extended Support for the operating systems list in Table 01. ...

ID: 82555422
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