WinCC flexible 2008 uses the Microsoft SQL Server 2005/2010/2014 Express Edition as an integrated database. It is installed by default with WinCC flexible 2008 ES.
The Compatibility Tool is a function provided by the Industry Online Support with which you can select compatible software products or check the compatibility of existing configurations.
You can use the Unified Write Filter in Windows 10 by utilizing the input prompt or the Windows PowerShell.
Switching off the Intel(R) TPM Provisioning Service.
Read out device and diagnostics information
Technical Support provides you with the option of running Remote Support using "Desktop Assistance". Desktop Assistance gives you fast and effective support for remote diagnostics and troubleshooting in the automation system of your machine or plant.
In industrial environments it might happen that electromagnetic fields interfere with the functionality of SIMATIC devices with touch screen displays. Although the SIMATIC products have been tested and certified in compliance with the relevant CE standards, it is possible that additional connected devices (USB, VGA, LAN, etc.) nevertheless cause EMC problems and affect the SIMATIC devices.
The SIMATIC Assessment Suite - Data Collector (SAS-DC) - formerly known as SIMATIC Diagnostics Tool (SDT) - enables you to simply and easily collect diagnostics and system information from computers or other devices.
Retro-installing .NET Framework 3.5 in Windows 10, Windows Server 2012 or Windows Server 2016
Different text displays in Runtime and configuration with WinCC TIA and WinCC flexible with enabled "Adjust ClearType text" in Windows.
Information about the chemical resistance of the fronts/surfaces of our SIMATIC HMI operator panels.
An example to explain how to integrate an operator panel into a network. Other network constellations are possible, but these generally require further knowledge of networks.
With certain versions of the Linux kernel, when used on SIMATIC IPC277E ("Nanobox") and IPC277E ("Nanopanel") PCs, there are problems during rebooting because of the installed Intel "Bay Trail" processors. These cause the computer to freeze during rebooting and no longer respond.
Preconditions for installing SINUMERIK PCU Base V12.0 on a SIMATIC IPC running Windows 10
You can use the CAx download manager to access the latest product data for your CAD or CAE system.
You can connect 1 to 3 monitors to a SIMATIC IPC. The maximum distance is limited by the transmission technology implemented and can be up to 100m.
SIMATIC HMI operator panels available for hazardous areas with potentially explosive atmosphere (Ex2/22)
If you are using a software controller on a SIMATIC IPC without NVRAM, it might happen that if the IPC is not shut down properly, there is data loss, the absolute value encoder adjustment, for example.
If multi-monitoring does not work in Windows 10 IoT Enterprise LTSB 2015, you should check the BIOS settings and the graphics drivers of your SIMATIC IPC.