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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.
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.
Retro-installing .NET Framework 3.5 in Windows 10, Windows Server 2012 or Windows Server 2016
Information about the chemical resistance of the fronts/surfaces of our SIMATIC HMI operator panels.
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.
This FAQ shows how to create a bootable FreeDOS USB stick using the open source software "Create_bootFAT32_FreeDOS".
You are using an input device that supports multi-touch. However, inputs via the touch-sensitive display are not recognized correctly or not at all.
In Windows 10, through special hardware features the LTSB Service Channel from Microsoft permits the operating system to be properly licensed and used unrestrictedly without activation. With the SIMATIC IPCs this modification is made with Windows 10 Enterprise LTSB preinstalled ex works.
Shipbuilding certificates of the classification societies for SIMATIC HMI operator panels and Industry PCs
Finding and comparing technical data
Calling "gpedit.msc", the editor for local group policies, can lead to an error message of the administrative templates after the initial start or after a reinstallation of the MUI operating system.
A right-click over the touch screen can be implemented in different ways depending on the operating system and touch technology used.
A list of the designs and frame colors of SIMATIC Panels and SIMATIC IPCs.
Internal PC communication connections can be established via the PC's network interface without using a network cable. For this to work properly you must disable the "Media Sensing" function.