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Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Today, 09:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,661
Posted By Operaghost
The fix mentioned in the previous post only...

The fix mentioned in the previous post only applies to Windows 7. It made no difference in Windows 10. People in that thread were also mistakenly linking this setting and Internet Explorer. IE was...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers Yesterday, 12:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 546
Posted By Operaghost
VolumeID is a great tool to change your HD serial...

VolumeID is a great tool to change your HD serial #. Free tool from Sysinternals which is now part of MS.

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/downloads/volumeid

They also created...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 28th, 2020, 05:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 546
Posted By Operaghost
Sort of apples and oranges.... The driving...

Sort of apples and oranges....

The driving force here isn't necessarily file management. It's more Windows and application management. Until applications are fully containerized, there is always a...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 28th, 2020, 03:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 163
Posted By Operaghost
When you select to do the Import it will take you...

When you select to do the Import it will take you to the HMI Projects folder. All projects get stored in one particular location. The name of the project will be a sub-folder. Open that folder and...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 28th, 2020, 02:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 163
Posted By Operaghost
Yes, you can import the ME project. But, SE...

Yes, you can import the ME project. But, SE cannot import the APA or the MER. You have to have the development version (.MED) of the project. Once you have that, it can be imported into an SE Network...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 22nd, 2020, 09:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 490
Posted By Operaghost
Be aware, you also need a license for Windows 10....

Be aware, you also need a license for Windows 10. Whether it is virtual or physical, it still needs a license.

OG
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 21st, 2020, 06:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 344
Posted By Operaghost
It's not just A-B. Every vendor these days has...

It's not just A-B. Every vendor these days has similar issues. Virtual machines make things much easier.

OG
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 21st, 2020, 09:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 344
Posted By Operaghost
I was thinking the same thing "stop digging". ...

I was thinking the same thing "stop digging".

I would look at restoring to a previous restore point. You've deleted so many things and many probably shouldn't have been deleted that going back to...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 20th, 2020, 04:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 204
Posted By Operaghost
The SLC 500 emulator is not supported by RSLinx...

The SLC 500 emulator is not supported by RSLinx Enterprise (now called FactoryTalk Linx). So you won't be able to do anything in there.

But it can be used through the RSLinx OPC server. You...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 19th, 2020, 10:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 502
Posted By Operaghost
Agree. I don't see that limit. UDTs are...

Agree. I don't see that limit. UDTs are supported, and you select the specific tags you want to make available.

OG
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 18th, 2020, 12:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 390
Posted By Operaghost
I remember seeing these years back. Pretty sure...

I remember seeing these years back. Pretty sure it was RSLinx that was the issue. You've upgraded RSLogix, have you also upgraded RSLinx?

OG
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 18th, 2020, 11:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 502
Posted By Operaghost
We've used them a few times. I didn't get a...

We've used them a few times. I didn't get a chance to use it myself, but from what I was told, setup and operation was pretty straightforward.

OG
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 18th, 2020, 11:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 360
Posted By Operaghost
You didn't specify in your post whether the PLC...

You didn't specify in your post whether the PLC was the 5/30 or the 5/80. I think we are assuming it is the 5/80 since you said you can see it in RSLinx. If it is instead the PLC-5/30 you are trying...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 17th, 2020, 08:11 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,042
Posted By Operaghost
Yes you can, but the red fault light will not...

Yes you can, but the red fault light will not turn on if the program clears the fault. The fault light only turns on when the controller has shut down.

OG
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 16th, 2020, 12:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,042
Posted By Operaghost
That unit was a "brick" style so it usually...

That unit was a "brick" style so it usually didn't have I/O modules (although you could add on up to 2 with an expansion unit). There is no key on these. You must use the software to change the mode...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 15th, 2020, 09:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 619
Posted By Operaghost
Usually a "Series" change was due to a change in...

Usually a "Series" change was due to a change in hardware as part of the manufacturing process. This change would generally not have any effect on the device compatibility. I vaguely recall the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 15th, 2020, 09:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 290
Posted By Operaghost
Agree OG

Agree

OG
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 12th, 2020, 10:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 592
Posted By Operaghost
If nothing else, use USB to assign an IP address...

If nothing else, use USB to assign an IP address via RSLinx. as mentioned, use Ping to verify the IP address is set properly. If Ping doesn't work, RSLinx Ethernet connection won't work.

USB is an...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 12th, 2020, 09:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 319
Posted By Operaghost
Version 23 was not officially supported in...

Version 23 was not officially supported in Windows 10. But it should work. You might need to play with the permisisons to get it to open properly.

Here is something to try


1. Navigate to the...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 12th, 2020, 09:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 592
Posted By Operaghost
Flashing red indicates a Major fault and you...

Flashing red indicates a Major fault and you cannot download to a controller that has a Major fault. The red "X" in RSLinx is telling you that RSLinx cannot find the device.

If the processor is...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 9th, 2020, 12:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,714
Posted By Operaghost
I've used Associated Tags before with the ALMA...

I've used Associated Tags before with the ALMA and ALMD. Think if you have a high level alarm you might want to know what the status of a couple valves was when the alarm occurred. It would capture...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 9th, 2020, 11:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 301
Posted By Operaghost
Only issue there is, since you can't see it, you...

Only issue there is, since you can't see it, you don't know if you need to move it left or right.

OG
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 9th, 2020, 11:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 301
Posted By Operaghost
Yay! Glad you got it sorted. OG **...

Yay! Glad you got it sorted.

OG

** EDIT ** I said that I had seen it happen on my student computers (my computers that the students used). None of those had ever been connected to a second...
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 9th, 2020, 11:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 301
Posted By Operaghost
Yeah there really needs to be an easier way to...

Yeah there really needs to be an easier way to rearrange windows. I think since that is a pop up within FT View, somewhere in the Windows registry there is a FT setting storing this.

OG
Forum: LIVE PLC Questions And Answers October 9th, 2020, 10:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 301
Posted By Operaghost
In the past I have seen something similar and it...

In the past I have seen something similar and it turned out that I had a pop up on a second display. I didn't have a second display hooked up and so I couldn't see it. Once I had a second display I...
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