How to Install and Use Simatic Step 7 Microwin S7 200 PC Access Zip
Simatic Step 7 Microwin is a programming software for Siemens S7-200 PLCs. It allows you to create, edit, test and debug ladder logic programs, as well as connect to S7-200 PLCs and communication modules. Simatic Step 7 Microwin S7 200 PC Access Zip is a package that contains the latest service packs and updates for the software.
In this article, we will show you how to download, install and use Simatic Step 7 Microwin S7 200 PC Access Zip on your Windows 10 computer. We will also provide some tips and troubleshooting solutions for common issues.
How to Download Simatic Step 7 Microwin S7 200 PC Access Zip
To download Simatic Step 7 Microwin S7 200 PC Access Zip, you need to have a valid license for Microwin v4.0, which is the base version of the software. You can purchase it from the Siemens Industry Mall or contact your nearest Siemens representative. The part number is 6ES7810-2CC03-0YX0.
Once you have the license, you can download the latest service packs (SP8 and SP9) for Microwin v4.0 from this link: https://support.industry.siemens.com/cs/ww/en/view/58523240. You will need to register and log in to the Siemens Support Portal to access the download page.
The download file is a zip archive that contains two folders: one for SP8 and one for SP9. You can extract the zip file to any location on your computer.
How to Install Simatic Step 7 Microwin S7 200 PC Access Zip
To install Simatic Step 7 Microwin S7 200 PC Access Zip, you need to follow these steps:
Run the setup.exe file in the SP8 folder and select your preferred language. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation.
Run the setup.exe file in the SP9 folder and select your preferred language. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation.
If you are using Windows 10, you may encounter an error message related to pniopcac.exe during the installation process. This is because the drivers for connecting to S7-200 PLCs are not compatible with Windows 10. You can ignore this error and continue with the installation.
To fix this issue, you can download and install Step 7 v5.6 SP2, which is a trial version of another programming software for Siemens PLCs. You can get it from this link: https://support.industry.siemens.com/cs/ww/en/view/109773842. This will enable the drivers for connecting to S7-200 PLCs on Windows 10.
You can also use a tool called Take-Ownership to modify the permissions of pniopcac.exe and prevent it from running at startup. You can download it from this link: https://plc247.com/download-step7-microwin-v4sp9-for-plc-s7-200-siemens-googledrive/.
How to Use Simatic Step 7 Microwin S7 200 PC Access Zip
To use Simatic Step 7 Microwin S7 200 PC Access Zip, you need to have one of the following connections:
A PC/PPI cable USB cable to connect to S7-200 via USB.
A PC/PPI cable to connect to S7-200 via RS232 port. You may need a COM port or a COM to USB converter cord for this type of connection.
A PC/MPI cable to connect to S7-200 via MPI port.
Once you have connected your computer to your PLC, you can launch Simatic Step 7 Microwin from your desktop or start menu. You can create a new project or open an existing one. You can use the toolbar icons or menu options to access various 0efd9a6b88