Installation prerequisites - Metasys - Programmable Logic Controllers

Johnson Controls Automation Studio Installation Guide

Product name
Programmable Logic Controllers
Document type
Installation Guide
Part number
Part No. 24-11416-00289
Document revision
Revision date

About this task

You need to install certain components such as .NET, or device drivers, before you install Automation Studio.


  1. Download the installation package to a temporary directory, and unzip it. The folder includes the MSI file and the AddOn folder.
  2. Open the AddOn folder under Johnson Controls Automation Studio install. To launch the installer, double-click AutomationStudio_PreInstall.exe.
  3. Accept the Users Access Control (UAC) prompt that appears. Click Yes to proceed to the welcome screen.
  4. Click Next to proceed to the install location screen.
  5. Use the default install location, and click Install.
  6. Multiple windows appear as the prerequisites install. Depending on the changes you need, you may need to reboot the machine multiple times.
  7. Restart the machine.
  8. When the install completes, the CodeMeter service is visible in the Notification Area. Once licensed, the CodeMeter status is blue in color.