Imaging the R-Series Operator Station


Create Factory Recovery USB Stick

  1. Download a USB stick image from Senstar to the Technician PC - the file will be a zip archive
  2. Create or locate a temporary folder on the Technician PC on drive with at least 8GB of free space
  3. Extract the zip archive to the temporary folder
  4. Insert a USB flash drive
    Note: The USB drive will be formatted. All its contents will be lost.
  5. Open Command Prompt as Administrator inside the temporary folder (or cd into the temporary folder)
  6. Run:
    MakeFactoryRecoveryUSB.cmd X:
    (where X is the drive letter of the USB drive)
    Note: This script may take a long time to complete as it will be writing a lot of data to the USB drive.
  7. Eject the USB drive in File Explorer

Load Image onto R-Series NVR

  1. Connect the R-Series operator station to a network with internet access - an internet connection is needed to obtain a license for the Kiosk app
  2. Insert the USB drive into the R-Series operator station
    1. Power-on the server
    2. Press F12 to for Boot Menu
    3. Select the USB drive and press Enter
  3. Wait for WinPE to boot and start running the Setup tool
  4. The Setup tool will automatically prepare and image the system drives
  5. After the Setup tool completes the system will shutdown
  6. Remove the USB drive
  7. Power-on the R-Series
  8. Log into Windows as:
    User: Admin
    Password: Ai-RSeries
  9. Wait while the system runs an initialization script and automatically reboots.
  10. Shut down the sytem.