BNSF Emulator: How to Use This Powerful Software
BNSF (Burlington Northern Santa Fe) Emulator is an software design which works as an Emulator. BNSF Emulator can work with Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7 and Windows 8 in 32-bit or 64-bit architecture. This emulator shows how to use it. BNSF Emulator can emulate all computers inside BNSF Railway Company including ER2100 (BTEQ), ES44AC and others like locomotives and cars.

What Are The Features Of BNSF Emulator?

The BNSF (Burlington Northern Santa Fe) Emulator is an software design which works as an Emulator. It is basically a computer program that can mimic the action of another software system or a hardware device. The emulation might be for the purpose of interoperability testing, bug compatibility assessment, or providing backward compatibility for newer programs which otherwise would not run on older computer systems. There are various kinds of emulators available and all emulate different things and so there are also various purposes they could be used for.

Installation Process

1. After you download the file, double-click on it and select Extract all. Once the program is downloaded, you need to extract it before you can use it. Windows makes this easy. If your computer does not have a utility for doing this, download a free one such as 7-Zip or WinRAR from their websites and start extracting the files now. Double-click on the BNSFExtract (x64) or BNSFExtract (x86) icon and look for the location where you want to extract it—for example, C:\Program Files. 2. The extraction process can take some time, so be patient while Windows installs all of the software files from scratch onto your computer's hard drive. 3. Open up the BNSF folder inside of the folder that you just extracted. You should see a list of items like bnsf_4.exe, dbghelp.dll, docbook_5_0 and others with odd symbols next to them. 4. Select all of these items by holding down CTRL+A on your keyboard, then right-clicking one at a time and selecting Copy; Paste; Copy; Paste until they are all selected, then right-click again and select Cut Delete Cut Delete 5 . Press enter to open up the Command Prompt window in Administrator mode 6. Type cd \Program Files\BNSF without quotes, then press enter. Next type copy *.* *.EXE without quotes and press enter, which will copy all the executable files from the current directory into the directory we just opened
Finally, you should know that BNSF comes with a built-in command line interface that uses switches. If you run bnsf_4.exe --help in Command Prompt, it will display all of its commands. When you start using it more, you'll find out just how powerful they are. For now though, let's go over what they are and how they work with BNSF's main GUI mode. First of all, BNSF is made up of two modes: console and GUI. The console contains switches which we can execute by opening up a Command Prompt window and typing them into an input box—one at a time; remember when I told you to copy everything? That includes switching between consoles!

Adding Assets To The System

Adding assets, or resources like locomotives, is an important step when adding new equipment to your railroad. Luckily, with BNSF Emulator software this can be done in just a few steps. First, click on the Locomotives button from the dashboard at the top of the screen. You will then see a list of all of your current locomotives. Next, you need to select which locomotive you want to add by clicking on it and clicking Add To The System. Once you have added one or more locomotives to the system, they will be accessible from the main dashboard. Now that we have some locomotives in our system, let's get started!

Walkthrough - Generating Reports

1. Enter any Metric that you would like a report on in the Metric Name field, and press Search.
2. Select the time period of which you would like the report on, and click Load Report.

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