Ticket #9254 (new defect)
Siemens SIMATIC USB MPI Adapter fails to install driver
|Reported by:||krzysztof85||Owned by:|
I would like to renew the problem PC Adapter USB has not been solved so far and also appears in the latest version of VirtualBox 4.1.0 . Symptoms are the same as in the description "Ticket #7129. " does not finish Windows install the driver. Problem występuje jedynie w wersji VirtualBox dla Linuxa.
this device is used to connect to Siemens PLC's in the automation industry in order to program the devices. The Siemens device ID of this unit is 6ES7 972-0CB20-0XA0.
Siemens provides a driver for this adapter officially at this address: http://support.automation.siemens.com/WW/adsearch/resultset.aspx?region=WW&lang=en&netmode=internet&ui=NDAwMDAxNwAA&term=usb+adapter&ID=27062840&ehbid=27062840
I'm running WinXP on a Linux Mint (Ubuntu) host. Once connected, VBox recognizes the adapter with it's name (SIMATIC USB Adapter) in the right bottom menu including all USB devices. Activating it, WinXP recognizes the adapter, starts to ask questions for the driver and finally finds the previously installed one. But the driver installation progress never ends.
This definitly only happens on VBox machines. On a regular installed WinXP computer, the installation and usage of the adapter works correctly.
There is a forum thread concerning this, which can be found here: http://forums.virtualbox.org/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=28932