How To Reconfigure A ShowCTRLMP

This article shows how to reconfigure a ShowCTRLMP

When a ShowCTRLMP is returned or needs to be reused (especially if it needs to be converted from a Production unit to a Staging unit or vice versa), the following steps will ensure success.


If you want the unit to become a Production unit, go to Manage/Devices and select the device. 


Click Configure


Click Save ENV & Download Installer


Place the file onto a USB drive and connect to the computer.


Power on the computer. When the current device's browser begins, Ctrl+Q to exit browser.


In the Search bar at the bottom of the screen, enter Powershell.


Right-click on the Window PowerShell app and click 'Run as Administrator'.


Within the PowerShell, enter:


Get-Process -Name 'powershell','ruby','node','redis-server' | Stop-Process -Force


After it's finished, enter:


Remove-Item -Recurse -Force $HOME/if-html-media-player;Remove-Item -Recurse -Force $HOME/shared;Disable-ScheduledTask -TaskName ShowCTRLMP;Disable-ScheduledTask -TaskName nightly-reboot


After it's finished, click on Windows Explorer at the bottom of the screen.


Find the installer file on the USB drive. Right-click on it and 'Run as Administator'. 


Follow the instructions until the unit as rebooted twice. The device should be ready to use as the new device.