So you have a PanelView Plus 7 and downloaded a Runtime Application to it that contains ViewPoint content and now you want to enable the ViewPoint server on the PVPlus and then connect to it from your PC?

Well in today's article I'll show you step-by-step how to use the PanelView Plus Configuration Menu to enable that.


Step 1) Power on your PanelView Plus and return to the main configuration menu as shown below:

Note: If you don't know how to get back to the main configuration menu, check out my previous article on that topic:

Step 2) Select Exit from the main menu, and if prompted enter in the Desktop Access password, after which you should return to the Windows CE Desktop:

Step 3) Now select Start, Settings, and Control Panel:

Step 4) Next, in the Control Panel select Services near the bottom left:

Step 5) Now in the Services popup screen select ViewPoint Server to turn it on and make it change from Red to Green. Then select Done to close the Services screen:

Step 6) Next, in a browser on your PC enter in the IP address of your PanelView Plus:

Step 7) After a moment you should see your ViewPoint content from your PVPlus display in your browser on your PC:

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You can watch a video of the above procedure in the below video(s):


I hope you found this article helpful. If you have any questions please feel free to post them at automation.locals.com

Sincerely,

Shawn Tierney
Automation Instructor and Blogger

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