Commissioning the device and device functions
4.2 Switching on the device
Switching on the device
Following the initial startup, the operating system preinstalled on the drive is automatically
configured on the device.
If you change the default values in the BIOS Setup or if you turn off the device during
installation, you disrupt the installation and the operating system is not installed correctly.
The operating safety of the device and the plant is at risk.
Do not switch off the device during the entire installation process. Do not change the default
values in the BIOS Setup.
1. Set the On/Off switch to "ON" position.
The "PC ON/WD" LED lights up. The device carries out a self-test. During the self-test,
the following message appears:
Press Esc for Boot Options
2. Wait for the message to disappear.
3. Follow the instructions on the screen.
The following steps are required only when switching on the device for the first time after
4. Make the region and language settings.
If you want your system language to be international, select English. You can find
information on retroactively changing the regional and language settings in the section
"Installing the software (Page 72)".
Once the operating system has been set up, the device may restart.
5. Type in the product key as required.
The product key is located below the identification data of the device on the "Certificate of
Authentication" COA label, in the "Product Key" line.
6. If the device is connected with a SIMATIC Industrial Flat Panel, the setup of the SIMATIC
PDT (Panel Drivers Tool) is started automatically after operating system installation (see
The installation of the operating system is complete.
Operating Instructions, 11/2016, A5E35782395-AB