Maintaining and repairing the device
6.4 Installing the software
Installing the software
Reinstalling the operating system
General installation procedure
If your operating system is no longer functioning correctly, you can reinstall it in one of two
● With the Recovery function of the supplied USB stick
● With the Restore function of the supplied USB stick
The USB stick is set up as bootable for these functions. For this purpose, "USB Boot" must
be set to "enabled" in the BIOS Setup.
To install an operating system in UEFI mode, the USB stick must also be booted in
UEFI mode. Since Windows Embedded operating systems are installed in MBR mode, the
USB stick must be booted for the Restore function in Legacy mode.
GPT partitioning in Windows 10
Please note that GPT partitioning should be selected for Windows 10 (GPT: GUID Partition
Recovery function (only with Windows 7 Ultimate and Windows 10)
The Recovery function is not available for Windows Embedded operating systems.
The supplied USB contains the installation program with tools for configuring the drives and
installing the operating system with the supported languages.
The basic language of the installed operating system is English. To add other languages,
install these languages later from the supplied USB stick (Documentation and Drivers).
Contents of the "DocuAndDrivers" directory
The supplied USB stick contains the documentation, hardware drivers and updates.
In Windows, these contents are available via a menu.
If you have ordered IPC277E with operating system, the supplied USB stick contains the
Operating Instructions, 11/2016, A5E35782395-AB