[chirp_users] Thanks Jim
JohnLa at usa.net
Mon Jun 30 13:46:13 PDT 2014
What is often over looked if the Driver does Not follow the cable.
It is assigned to the port that the cable is attached.
If you move your cable to another USB port, the newest driver is loaded and the loading of the proper driver starts all over again.
(unless you disconnect your PC from the internet)
Hang in there . . .
From: chirp_users-bounces at intrepid.danplanet.com [mailto:chirp_users-bounces at intrepid.danplanet.com] On Behalf Of Tony
Sent: Monday, June 30, 2014 4:28 PM
To: Discussion of CHIRP
Subject: Re: [chirp_users] Thanks Jim
To program my radios, I had to find the right COM PORT on my computer. Once I got it right, it all worked fine.
>From: Christian Peeples <chris_peeples at yahoo.com>
>Sent: Jun 29, 2014 9:43 PM
>To: chirp_users at intrepid.danplanet.com
>Subject: [chirp_users] Thanks Jim
> Thanks. You were right, I am using Windows XP and got CHIRP to open. I had checked cherpw, but did not recognize what popped up. I am now trying to get my computer to recognize my Baofeng, but I think that is a hardware problem. I'll work on it some more if I have time during the week.
>-- Chris Peeples --KE6MQW --
>You didn't mention which CHIRP download you downloaded or which
>operating system you are trying to run CHIRP under. I am going to guess
>that your OS is some version of Microsoft Windows.
>If you downloaded the Windows Installer version (this is the version
>that I would recommend that most Windows users install and use), double
>clicking it would install CHIRP under the appropriate "Program Files"
>folder and create a CHIRP shortcut in the Start Menu. You would then
>just browse to this shortcut in the Start Menu, click it, and CHIRP would launch.
>If you downloaded the Windows Standalone version (my guess is this is
>what you have), you will unZIP the file in a suitable location that you
>yourself choose. The file that launches CHIRP is the same one
>referenced in the CHIRP shortcut mentioned above, "chirpw.exe".
>However, if your Folder Options has "Hide extensions for known file
>types" enabled (the default setting), then the file will only show up as "chirpw" in Windows Explorer.
>Browsing to the CHIRP folder of either installation and double-clicking
>the "chirpw" executable file will launch CHIRP.
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