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How to

How to

Products: Function Block Editor, Graphics Editor, Script Editor
Functionalities: Basic Functionality
Product version: 2.0, 2.1, 3.0, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 2022, 2023, 2024

Reinstalling WorkStation and Client Tools

​​You reinstall WorkStation and client tools to replace your current installation with a fresh copy.​


For reinstallation, it is assumed that you already have working and available WorkStation, Graphics, Script, and Menta / Function Block licenses. A working license for each product is required to start and log on. If necessary, acquire the needed licenses. For more information, see EcoStruxure Building Operation Software Licensing Installation and Location .


When reinstalling the WorkStation, additional language packages are removed.

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This is an additional solution instead of first manually uninstalling the current product and then installing a new copy.


Loss of data

Back up the Enterprise Server before reinstalling the product. ​All​ user settings, database information, and system files related to this product are erased and replaced. For more information, see Backing Up EcoStruxure BMS Servers Manually .

Failure to follow these instructions can result in loss of data.

To replace your current version, you start with the installation package of the product you want to reinstall. If the installation package recognizes an earlier installation of the EcoStruxure Building Operation product within the same major and minor version number but lower maintenance number, the installation wizard asks if you want to uninstall the current version before installing this package. 


Before reinstalling a License Server or Enterprise Server, you must stop related Windows services.

To reinstall WorkStation and client tool installation
  1. Double-click on the WorkStation installation file to start the installation wizard.


    If User Account Control (UAC) is enabled on the computer on which you are installing WorkStation, you must run the installer as an administrator. To do this, right-click the WorkStation installation file and then click Run as administrator .

  2. Click Yes to confirm that you want to run Workstation installation pakage.

  3. Click Next .

  4. ​Make sure that you agree with the End User License Agreement (EULA) and then click I Agree .​

  5. In the Installation Folder page, click Next .

  6. Select the components that you want to reinstall and then click Next .


    Before selecting the WorkPlace Tech Editor component, be sure the appropriate versions of Microsoft Visio and .NET 3.5 SP1 are installed.

    For more information, see EcoStruxure Building Operation Software Requirements .

  7. Select the shortcuts you want to be created and then click Next .

  8. Select Uninstall current version before reinstalling .

  9. Click Next .

  10. In the License Server address box, type @ and then type the address to the license server.

    • If the License Server uses a port other than the default port range 27000-27009, type the port number in front of @. For example, 567@localhost.

    • Use a semicolon to separate addresses to different License Servers.

  11. Click Install .

  12. Click Uninstall to remove the current installation.

  13. Click Close .


    Click Show details to follow the progress of the installation.

  14. Click Next .

  15. Click Finish .

  • EcoStruxure Building Operation Software Licensing Installation and Location
  • Reinstallation
  • Products
  • Installation Wizard – Choose Components Page
  • Installation Wizard – License Server Configuration Page
  • Installation Wizard – Installation Type Page