Updating the operating system
The latest updates for the Windows operating system are available on the Internet at
Microsoft (http://www.microsoft.com/en-us) and on the device in the Start menu "Start > All
Programs > Windows Update > Check for updates".
Before you install new drivers or operating system updates for Windows MUI versions,
configure the regional menu and dialog settings and the default English (US) language.
other operating systems
Contact the corresponding manufacturer.
Installing or updating application programs and drivers
Drivers for USB sticks are included in the operating system and do not have to be installed
For information about installation of SIMATIC software packages, refer to the corresponding
For updates of third-party drivers and application programs, contact the respective
Backing up data
We recommend the software tool SIMATIC IPC Image & Partition Creator (as of V3.4) to
back up data under Windows. This tool provides convenient and efficient functions for
backing up and restoring the full content of memory cards, hard disks and individual
The SIMATIC IPC Image & Partition Creator can be ordered using the Siemens online
ordering system (https://mall.industry.siemens.com). For more information about
SIMATIC IPC Image & Partition Creator, refer to its product documentation.
Operating Instructions, 11/2016, A5E35782395-AB
Maintaining and repairing the device
6.5 Recycling and disposal