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7.8 Installing and removing options
Installing and removing options
You can install options on the HMI device, for example, additional programs developed
especially for the HMI device.
You can also remove the option from the HMI device again.
License key
A license key may be needed to run an option. The license key unlocks the option for use.
The installation of options with ProSave is described below. Information on installation of
options with WinCC or WinCC flexible is described in the associated online help.
Installing and removing options using ProSave
● The HMI device is connected to a PC on which ProSave is installed.
● The data channel is configured on the HMI device.
Procedure for installing an option
Proceed as follows:
1. Go to the Windows Start menu and start ProSave on the PC.
2. Select the HMI device type in the "General" tab.
3. Select the type of connection between the HMI device and the PC.
4. Set the connection parameters.
5. Select the "Options" tab.
6. Select the desired option under "Available options".
7. Set "Transfer" mode on the HMI device.
If automatic transfer mode is enabled on the HMI device, the device automatically sets
"Transfer" mode when the installation of an option is initiated.
8. Start the installation of the option in ProSave with the ">>" button.
9. Follow the instructions in ProSave.
A status display appears indicating the progress of the installation.
MP 277
Operating Instructions, 07/2014, A5E02479740-02