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TN WIN911 Migrating WIN-911 Software from Version 6.x to 7.x

Description

This article from InSource shows to upgrade WIN-911 software from version 6.x to 7.x.  WIN-911 is frequently used in conjunction with Wonderware InTouch HMI software for alarm notification.  Upgrading the software version often involves migrating the configuration to new hardware.

  • Author: Rich Brooks
  • Published: 6/12/2017
  • Applies to: WIN-911 v7.x

Details

The first step is to retrieve the serial number.  Hold the shift key down while starting Scan and Alarm.

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The next step is to back up the configuration files as listed below.

C:\WINNT\TeleDAC.INI

C:\Program Files\TeleDAC\Configuration Files\*.MDB

C:\Program Files\TeleDAC\Sound Files\*.WAV

Install the WIN-911 software.  Uninstall the old WIN-911 software, if upgrading the existing hardware.  Run Setup.exe from the installation CD.

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Click on the WIN-911 button.

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Click Next >

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Select the radio button to accept the terms and then click on the Next > button.

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Enter the User Name and Organization and then click on the Next > button.

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Click on the Install button.

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Click on the OK button to continue with the install, if prompted.

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Click on the Finish button to complete the installation.

Copy in the configuration files that were backed up previously.  The new folder names are listed below.

C:\Program Files (x86)\Specter Instruments\WIN-911 V7\TeleDAC.INI

C:\Program Files (x86)\Specter Instruments\WIN-911 V7\Configuration Files\*.MDB

C:\Program Files (x86)\Specter Instruments\WIN-911 V7\Sound Files\*.WAV

Open the WIN-911 Configurator to adjust the program paths.

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Select Global | Options from the menu.

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Update the paths as necessary.  WIN-911 may now be tested by generating some alarms from InTouch.

Note:  The grace period on the license is 30 days.  Install the new license when available.