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Windows 7: when i try to install step 7 ???

10 Jun 2010   #1
fouad

windows 7
 
 
when i try to install step 7 ???

hi everyone
I'm pleased to join this cooperative forum
I have a problem each time i install step 7 simatic manager in xpm i face a problem and receive a message (the network is not available.do you want to resestablish the connection to the network) and when i press ok the same message come so what i can do to overcome this problem


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10 Jun 2010   #2
ryo

 
 

Installing STEP7 on Windows 7
i think this can help you to install.
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10 Jun 2010   #3
ryo

 
 

https://www.automation.siemens.com/W...n&PostID=62325

this the information i got, you need SP 3.1 for step 7 to be compatible with that version.

hope that can help!
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10 Jun 2010   #4
fouad

windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ryo View Post
Installing STEP7 on Windows 7
i think this can help you to install.
thank you ryo for your fast response
but i think this method (in your thread)will succeed in installing simatic manager however connection between the computer and plc (PPI) needs xp so i tried to install the program in xpm
is there anyway to install on xpm ??
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10 Jun 2010   #5
ryo

 
 

sorry i'm not sure about that program, and i didn't try it yet.

i just help you find the support from siemens. the second link i post, is i found it at siemens.
but when notice your error message, that's should be the connection issue. check your connection is available.
hope can help you.
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10 Jun 2010   #6
fouad

windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ryo View Post
sorry i'm not sure about that program, and i didn't try it yet.

i just help you find the support from siemens. the second link i post, is i found it at siemens.
but when notice your error message, that's should be the connection issue. check your connection is available.
hope can help you.
dear ryo
I appreciate your help whether it works or not so thank you very much friend
regarding your second link i noticed that it concern vista not windows 7 and i know that vista supports step 7
in my opinion xpm is the last solution but i don't know what this message mean (the network is not available.do you want to resestablish the connection to the network)
how can i fix the network problem in xp mode ? that's all
thank you again
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10 Jun 2010   #7
ryo

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by fouad View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ryo View Post
sorry i'm not sure about that program, and i didn't try it yet.

i just help you find the support from siemens. the second link i post, is i found it at siemens.
but when notice your error message, that's should be the connection issue. check your connection is available.
hope can help you.
dear ryo
I appreciate your help whether it works or not so thank you very much friend
regarding your second link i noticed that it concern vista not windows 7 and i know that vista supports step 7
in my opinion xpm is the last solution but i don't know what this message mean (the network is not available.do you want to resestablish the connection to the network)
how can i fix the network problem in xp mode ? that's all
thank you again
are you using windows 7 or xp?? can you tell me the detail, because i confused on it, you said that's the network problem in xp mode?? so you're using OS xp? can you take snapshot so it's more easy to understand it.
sorry if i wrong.

Edit : i have to go now..just leave your post and i'll be reply later. ^^
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10 Jun 2010   #8
fouad

windows 7
 
 

no, i use windows 7 as my main operating system and xp mode to help me in installing the old programs
that message about network appeared in xp mode while installing step 7
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10 Jun 2010   #9
Barman58

Windows 10 Pro x64 x2 Windows 10 Enterprise x64, Ubuntu
 
 

As the program is supposedly Vista compatible have you tried installing directly in win7, or one of the three vista compatibility modes? the vast majority of Vista programs will run on win7 without issues.

If you have to go the XPMode route then the issue may well be due to a problem with the virtual nature of the network adapters on the virtual system. You should be able to work with the XPmode to gain direct access to the network card - am not on a machine with XPM at the moment to check a step by step, but should be worth looking into the properties of the VHD
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05 Jul 2010   #10
markminnc

windows 7 ultimate
 
 
Windows 7 and Step 7

My old laptop crashed for the fourth time in a year so I bought a new laptop. The new laptop came with Windows 7. I upgraded to Windows 7 Pro 64. Then I downloaded the Microsoft Virtual PC and XP Pro. Finally, I loaded Step7, WinCC, Teleservices, and Starter onto the Virtual PC running XP Pro.

There are some quirks mostly relating to my being unfamiliar with a virtual pc. Bottom line is that Step7, WinCC, and Teleservices now operate normally. I have yet to try Starter hooked up to a drive. And, I plan to install ComfortSoft tomorrow and try that.

Mistakes made were many. I downloaded the wrong file the first time when getting the Virtual PC and XP Pro from the MS website. The 32 bit version did not work for me. The 64 bit version did work. It took me several hours to figure out that XP Pro in the virtual machine could not talk with a flash drive, the token, until you told the system that there was a flash drive to connect. I have an old version of Teleservices and it was a trick getting the USB floppy drive connected to upload that token.

I have read that running this set is slow. I will learn more but it seems like it runs the same as before for me with an XP Pro machine. Booting the virtual drive does take about an extra minute and a half on start up, but Windows 7 takes less time than my older XP Pro.

Mark
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