LPKF FlowShow SE v1.11 Update procedure

LPKF FlowShow SE v1.11
Update procedure
1. LPKF FlowShow SE v1.11
1.1
Update protocol
Before you install the new FlowShow SE, you have to uninstall the previous version of
FlowShow SE.
Uninstall process will delete your registration key from your computer. Make sure
you have a backup of your registration key number.
Firmware upgrade may delete your custom profiles. Make sure you have a backup
of your custom made profiles (see updating the FlowShow SE).
Close all running programs.
Note:
administrator rights are required for all removal, uninstall and install
operations described below!
Advice: When the uninstallation of the program is completed, the old ProtoFlow USB
driver has to be deleted too.
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2. Before updating the FlowShow SE
Before you start any update procedure, please do the following:
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Make sure your previous version of FlowShow SE was working on desired computer.
If you install a FlowShow SE for the first time, Framework 4.0 might be required. Take
a look into FlowShow SE User Manual for details and make sure you have access to
the CD that was shipped with your ProtoFlow device.
Using installed FlowShow SE to make a backup of your oven’s profiles. To make a
backup, go to Profile programming tab, use Read all function and save your profiles
by clicking on the Save button in the Profile programming tab. Save *.fsp file on your
computer. Do not save it into the FlowShow SE folder, located in Program files
because this folder will be deleted during uninstallation.
Do not save *.fsp file into your FlowShow SE folder because it will be deleted
during uninstallation.
3. Uninstalling the old FlowShow SE program
3.1
Windows® XP
3.1.1 FlowShow SE software removal
1. To remove the FlowShow SE on Windows® XP, click Start, click Control Panel and
then double-click Add or Remove Programs.
2. In the Currently installed programs box, click the FlowShow SE, and then click
Remove.
3. When you are prompted to confirm the removal of the program, click Yes.
3.1.2 ProtoFlow USB support Driver removal
1. To remove the ProtoFlow Driver, right-click My Computer, click Properties, choose
the tab Hardware, and then click Device Manager.
2. Click to expand Universal Serial Bus controllers, right-click LPKF ProtoFlow USB
support (or ProtoFlow USB support), and click Uninstall.
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If neither LPKF ProtoFlow USB support nor ProtoFlow USB support is
visible, make sure the device is connected and turned ON.
3. Select Delete the driver software for this device. and click OK.
Advice: After removing the driver, turn OFF the oven and restart your PC.
3.2
Widows® Vista
3.2.1 FlowShow SE software removal
1. Click the
Start button, click Control Panel, click Programs, and then click
Programs and Features.
2. Select FlowShow SE and then click Uninstall.
3. If you are prompted to confirm the removal of the program, click Yes.
4. When you are prompted by: “
Do you want to allow the following program from an
unknown publisher to make changes to this computer?”, click Yes.
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If you are using Control Panel’s Small icons or Large icons view, click Programs and
Features, select FlowShow SE, click Uninstall and then go to step 3 (see steps above).
3.2.2 ProtoFlow USB support Driver removal
1. Click the
Start button, click Control Panel, click System and Security, click
System and click
Device Manager.
2. Click to expand Universal Serial Bus controllers, right-click LPKF ProtoFlow USB
support (or ProtoFlow USB support) and click Uninstall.
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If neither LPKF ProtoFlow USB support nor ProtoFlow USB support is
visible, make sure the device is connected and turned ON.
3. Select Delete the driver software for this device. and click OK.
Advice: After removing the driver turn OFF the oven and restart your PC.
3.3
Windows® 7
3.3.1 FlowShow SE software removal
1. Click the
Start button, click Control Panel, click Programs, and then click
Programs and Features.
2. Select FlowShow SE and then click Uninstall.
3. If you are prompted to confirm the removal of the program, click Yes.
4. When you are prompted by: “ Do you want to allow the following program from an
unknown publisher to make changes to this computer?”, click Yes.
If you are using Control Panel’s Small icons or Large icons view, click Programs and
Features, select FlowShow SE, click Uninstall and then go to step 3 (see steps above).
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3.3.2 ProtoFlow USB support Driver removal
1. Click
Start button, click Control Panel, click System and Security, click System
and click
Device Manager.
2. Click to expand Universal Serial Bus controllers, right-click LPKF ProtoFlow USB
support (or ProtoFlow USB support) and click Uninstall.
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If neither LPKF ProtoFlow USB support nor ProtoFlow USB support is
visible, make sure the device is connected and turned ON.
3. Select Delete the driver software for this device. and click OK.
Advice: After removing the driver turn OFF the oven and restart your PC.
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4. Installing the new FlowShow SE program
Run Setup.exe from the root folder.
Installation requires .NET Framework 4.0. To install the included Framework, run the
dotNetFx40Full_x86_x64.exe file, located in the Framework folder. When the Framework is
successfully installed, run the Setup.exe again and the installation of the FlowShow SE
software will continue.
To complete the FlowShow SE installation, follow the onscreen instructions.
5. Installing the new driver for ProtoFlow oven
5.1
Windows® XP
For detailed instructions please see FlowShow SE User manual, v 1.10.
1. Connect the PC with the oven and switch ON the oven.
2. The PC should announce Found new hardware – ProtoFlow USB support.
3. Wait until the first page appears then select No, not this time and click Next.
4. Select Install from a list or specific location and click Next.
5. Specify the path to the folder that includes Setup.exe for FlowShow SE and click
Next.
6. Click Continue Anyway.
7. If the path to the .SYS file is incorrect, change the path, and click OK. Click Finish.
Done.
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5.2
Windows® Vista
1. Connect the PC with the oven and switch ON the oven.
2. Windows® Vista should automatically install the appropriate driver. If the installation
of the driver is unsuccessful, follow these instructions:
2.1. Click the
Start button, click Control Panel, click System and Security,
click System and click
Device Manager.
2.2. Click to expand Other devices, right-click ProtoFlow USB support and click
Update Driver Software….
2.3. Click Browse my computer for driver software, specify the path to the
folder that includes Setup.exe for FlowShow SE, check Include subfolders
and click Next.
2.4. Click Install this driver software anyway. Click Close. Done.
5.3
Windows® 7
1. Connect the PC with the oven and switch ON the oven.
2. Windows® 7 should automatically install the appropriate driver. If the installation of
the driver is unsuccessful, follow these instructions:
2.1. Click the
Start button, click Control Panel, click System and Security,
click System and click
Device Manager.
2.2. Click to expand Other devices, right-click ProtoFlow USB support and click
Update Driver Software….
2.3. Click Browse my computer for driver software, specify the path to the
folder that includes Setup.exe for FlowShow SE, check Include subfolders
and click Next.
2.4. Click Install this driver software anyway. Click Close. Done.
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6. Starting the program
The default language of the FlowShow SE software is English. You can change that at any
time using Language feature in Admin tab. For details see FlowShow SE or ProtoFlow’s
User Manuals.
7. Before first use
For the proper functioning of the FlowShow SE v1.10 or newer program, oven’s Firmware
has to be updated to v3.10 (ProtoFlow S) or v2.10 (ProtoFlow E) or newer before the first
use.
Firmware upgrade may delete your custom profiles. Make sure you have a backup
of your custom made profiles (see chapter 2. Before updating the FlowShow SE).
7.1
Update ProtoFlow Firmware
To upgrade oven firmware:
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Go to Admin tab in FlowShow SE software
Press the Firmware button
Turn ON the oven
Press the DOWN button on the oven within 1s to enter the boot mode
Select the Main program button and select the .HEX file to be upgraded
(ProtoFlowS_Main program v3.10.hex for ProtoFlow S or ProtoFlowE_Main program
v2.10.hex for ProtoFlow E)
FlowShow SE and ProtoFlow oven cannot be used during this time. Firmware
upgrade takes up to 10 minutes. Do not cancel the procedure.
LPKF recommends load of Factory Default profiles (Factory PR) after Firmware
upgrade.
To restore factory settings use oven’s keyboard and navigate to: Settings → Factory PR.
See User Manual for details.
Factory PR function deletes all profiles from the oven. Make sure you have a
backup on your hard drive. Restore your profiles using Profile programming tab.
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