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11 - Can PcVue run as a service ?

PcVue can run as service, to know how to activate this configuration you can refer to the help online of PcVue (Deployment -> Deploying server applications -> Running the Supervisor as a Windows service), or follow the instruction at the following link KB527.

12 - How can I switch from Runtime mode to Development mode on PcVue ?

From the 'Mode' Menu select the desired mode, otherwise right click on your mouse, and select the desired mode.

14 - I need to give remote access to PcVue technical support, which software tool do I have to install?

We usually use remote access software solutions (TeamViewer or other). If you don’t have one already installed, our tech support team will send you a support link in order for them to take remote control on your computer.

15 - I would like to find technical advanced information about PcVue on the web, where can I find information?

If you are looking for technical information concerning PcVue, you will find most answers in the KB.
You can also follow our videos tutorials on our Youtube Chanel.

16 - Can PcVue run on Linux ?

PcVue can not run in Linux environment.
ARC Informatique, the PcVue editor, is Microsoft Certified Partner, which ensures its associates’ level of expertise and compliance to Microsoft technologies.
Only operating systems that belong to Microsoft Windows family are likely to run PcVue.
For the list of supported OS for a given PcVue version, refer to the « Readme » file / System requirements section. See system-related items of this FAQ.

17 - Is PcVue compatible with a Virtual Machine such as VMware or Hyper-V ?

PcVue is fully compatible with virtualized environments such as VMware or Hyper-V.
Further information may be found at the following link

18 - On which kind of hardware can my PcVue project run perfectly?

Here below, minimum hardware specifications:

  • Processor - x64-compatible AMD or Intel CPU (or equivalent) - 1.4 GHz dual core minimum.
  • System Memory* - 4 GB of RAM.
  • Available hard disk space - At least 10 GB.
  • Graphics - 1024×768 display for Windows Server platforms. In addition for Windows Client platforms, support for DirectX 9 graphics device with WDDM driver.
  • Network Interface Card - At least 1.
  • Drives - A DVD drive, as appropriate, is required for installation from disc. An available USB port is required for the hardware protection dongle.

19 - Can I build a SIL project with PcVue? (Safety Integrity Level)

It is possible to realize projects according to standard SIL 1 or 2 using PcVue.
Several SIL2 PcVue projects have already been commissioned

20 - How to access to development Menu

To access to the project development menu, you must:

  • own a development or complete key, otherwise contact your sales representative;
  • Have access rights to the project (Login / Password);
  • Click on F6 to display the different menus (F8 hides these menus).