6 Turning On and Ramp Up
6.4 SINUMERIK desktop
Authorizing SIMATIC STEP7
For authorizing the SIMATIC STEP7 software previously installed on the PCU,
you can use the function
in the form of a script file.
This function can be executed through the service menu (Subsection 6.5.2,
The two COM interfaces of the PCU are by default set in such a way that serial
devices (except for a serial mouse) can be used connected to them.
The following settings are required to operate a mouse:
Alter file boot.ini:
– Open the following file with a Windows NT standard editor (e.g. Start >
Programs > Accessories > Notepad): C:\boot.ini
– Remove section:
– Save and close the changed file.
Adjust the system setting to serial mouse:
– Select the serial mouse used in the Mouse Properties dialog box from
the Control Panel: Start > Settings > Control > Mouse
Dialog: Mouse Properties
Dialog: Select Device
Optional field: "Show all devices"
Select the corresponding serial mouse
After you have activated the serial mouse, a PS/2 mouse that you were pre-
viously using will no longer work.
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