15 SW Installation/Update and Data Backup
15.2 Software installation/update
Any user name; if a password is required, type the password you have
specified to share access to the directories.
– For later verification, you may be prompted to confirm saving of the
– Specify the drive letter under which the external drive is to be accessed
from the PCU (e.g. "H").
– DIRECTORY TO BE MOUNTED:
Please type a name of the computer and the access name of the drive/
directory of the external computer:
\\<COMPUTER NAME>\<SHARED AS>
How to set or determine the network parameters of an external computer
is described in Subsection 15.1.4 (page 15-458).
The set network information is now displayed on the PCU.
Connected network drive (last)
6. The default setting of the directory where the software is to be installed on
the external computer (Install Directory) is F:\INSTALL.
If the software is in a different directory, what is normally the case, this set-
ting must be adapted accordingly.
Connect to Network Drive
Show Connected Network Drives
Disconnect form all Network Drives
Change Install Directory
Install from F:\INSTALL
Return to previous Menu
Your Choice [1,2,3,5,9] ?
To this aim, choose Change Install Directory using the key "4".
In the input screen form that now appears, type the appropriate drive letter
(in the example: "H:") and possibly any further path if the software is not
installed directly in the shared drive/directory (in the example:
R3344\MY_INSTALL), but in a subdirectory of MY_INSTALL.
Old Install Directory
New Install Directory
The complete network settings are displayed in the Service menu, and the
installation directory in the menu item Install from ..., (in the example:
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