Please see below a list of important considerations before restoring your RT target to factory default configuration:
The RSS selection will select to install the base requirements for that Real-Time and driver version. Next, another window will open allowing the selection of other optional install components.
Error while reading a file from the local disk.
The other method for the cRIO which have a USB port can be the following:On PC to which is connected to working cRIO, from File Explorer go to the following direction:
In this file, you will find .cfg files for all cRIO chassis which drivers you have installed. In this pallet please find cRIO which you want to format and from that folder copy file which is called :
(instead of cRIO-9030 should be cRIO which you want to format).
This file needs to be copied to the formatted FAT 16/32 USB Driver. After this please follow the steps described upper.
1. Copy the "recovery.cfg" file to the USB drive (it should be FAT16/32 and be fully formatted)2. Plug in the USB drive to the controller3. Power off the RIO by unplugging the power4. Hold down the reset button5. Power on the RIO by plugging the power back in (continue to hold the reset button while powering on)6. Wait until the status light turns on, then release the reset button7. Wait for the controller to boot. This should take less than a minute8. Check that the password has been reset to the default. (customer will still be prompted for a password even if the default is blank)9. Reinstall software to the controller. Using the USB reset will leave the system in a state where it is unable to run LVRT.NOTE: this procedure not working for Target devices with Real_time OS ARM-based, please contact NI Support to receive the proper recovery.cfg file. Checking your OS version in Real-Time Controllers and Real-Time Operating System Compatibility
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