Default, Siemens Step7 MicroWIN V4.0 does not support Windows 10. You can install it on Windows 10, but you can not upload and download the program to PC and PLC, because the driver of USB-PPI is not found. On this post will guide you to install Step7 MicroWIN on Windows 10 (V4.0 SP9).
Step7 MicroWIN on Windows 10 (V4.0 SP9)
Service pack 9 (SP9) is the latest version of Siemens Step7 MicroWIN V4.0. You can download the versions (install source) at the end of post (V4.0 and V4.0 SP9). To Install Step7 Micro/WIN V4.0 SP9 on Windows 10 you can try step by step:
Step 1: Install “Microsoft Message Queue (MSMQ) Server
With my computer, default the MSMQ Server do not install. To install it, please do by step:
- Open “Programs and Features” -> “Turn Windows features on or off”
- Tick all items on Microsoft Message Queue (MSMQ) Server box -> Click “OK”
Waiting to complete the process and restart windows.
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Step 2: Install SIMATIC Device Drivers (USB-PPI Cable)
- If the computer already installed Step7 MicroWIN V4.0 SP9: Re-install SIMATIC Device Drivers.
- Setup the Step7 MicroWIN V4.0 SP9 as normal if it not yet installed.
Step 3: Enjoy Step7 MicroWIN on Windows 10
You can try to install Step 7 Micro/WIN V4.0 SP9 on Windows 10 both version with 32-bit and 64-bit OS. It is working normally.
- On Windows 10 64-bit, you maybe try another way. Read: Step7 MicroWIN on Windows 10 64 bit (V4.0 SP9). How to Install.
- If you can not install Step 7 MicroWIN V4.0 SP9 in any way, please try with the version V4.0. Here is the guide video: Youtube.