[chirp_users] Loading repeater info for Central Florida

Mike va3mw va3mw at portcredit.net
Mon Mar 11 20:19:26 PDT 2013


I'm not sure what the problem is, but I have sp3 running fine on many machines. 

It might be firewall related as sp3 turns on windows firewall by default. 

Mike va3mw 

On Mar 11, 2013, at 1:51 PM, "Bry Carling" <bcarling at cfl.rr.com> wrote:

> Yep that was it. I was told that SP3 was imperative for use with Chirp and so that was the killer for me. I researched this for many hours trying to make everything play nicely and no ne of the solutions on the web from Microsoft or others was of any avail!
> 
> Thanks for confirming my suspicions.
> 
> Maybe I will try Chirp again some day on a newer computer. Pity. It looked like it would have been a nice program, and Dan was very helpful.
> 
> 
> On 11 Mar 2013 at 17:46, Tim Billingsley wrote:
> 
> > On Mon, Mar 11, 2013 at 5:43 PM, Bry Carling <bcarling at cfl.rr.com>
> > wrote:
> > > My XP laptop was so bad after the changes suggested that it would
> > run
> > > extremely slowly and could not even run Firefox or Internet
> > Explorer any
> > > more.  It was just freezing up. I could not get it to do a system
> > restore
> > > either. What a mess it was in. He he. You have to love this
> > technology
> > > stuff!
> > > After four days of severe problems with this laptop, I finally
> > REMOVED
> > > Service Pack 3,
> > > Removed Chirp, and bought FTBasicMMO. The problem is now solved.
> > Now I am
> > > ready to program memories into the FT857D when it arrives in a few
> > days.
> >
> >
> > Service pack 3 is a real killer. I have seen it take reasonably
> > functional machines and turn them into paperweights for the most
> > part.
> >
> >
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