[chirp_users] Problems with Windows 8.1

Jardy Dawson jardy72 at yahoo.com
Wed Jul 22 18:24:16 PDT 2015


Are you running this as Administrator on your computer?  I have other programs using APRS not work on our Search and Rescue team computers because the person that set up the computers had us signing in as a different user.  As soon as we said run as Admin, it worked.  www.dmapper.com.

Jardy Dawson
WA7JRD Ham Radio

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> On Jul 22, 2015, at 17:21, Mike Raymond <K5HUM at ARRL.NET> wrote:
> 
> Still does not work.  To check, I uninstalled the Prolific 3_2_0_0 driver on my good W7 machine, followed your instructions, re installed, and
> everything worked fine.  
> 
> I then used the SAME procedures and driver on the W8.1 machine and got the same dang error.  Im sure its something specific to W8.1 or my
> Dell 630 Laptop, but its still eluding me. 
> 
> Since I can program with Chirp on my UV-3R and W7 machine, I will leave it with that. Thanks for trying. 
> 
> 73, Mike
> 
> 
>> On Wed, Jul 22, 2015 at 5:51 PM, mats.g.roos at gmail.com <mats.g.roos at gmail.com> wrote:
>> 
>> Open Device Manager
>> Remove Old Com ports and USB devices: Proceed to step 2 of this tutorial.
>> When that is done, still in Device manager, navigate to your problem USB cable (it should have a yellow exclamation mark on it)
>> Remove it, and then reinstall the driver
>> If that driver will still not work then:
>> Right click on it, and choose update driver.
>> Click Browse my Computer...
>> Click Let me pick from a list...
>> A list of all of the drivers should show. Choose the oldest Prolific driver on the list. I chose version 3.2.0 from 2007
>> Install it, and you're done!
>> If you are using PuTTy, note that when you connect, the COM port may not work as expected. What you should do, if you need to, is go into the Serial options in the main PuTTy window, and turn off flow control.
>> 
>> Everything should work right now.
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> Mats
>> 
>> 
>>> On Jul 22, 2015, at 3:12 PM, Mike Raymond <K5HUM at ARRL.NET> wrote:
>>> 
>>> Jim,
>>> 
>>> I was not trying to be cute, just frustrated. I did not
>>> just fall off the turnip truck and have been around
>>> Windows quite a few years.
>>> 
>>> The driver is a Win_Driver_Prolific_3_2_0_0.  The 
>>> error being reported is:
>>> 
>>> "This device cannot start. (Code 10)
>>> {Not Enough Quota}
>>> Not enough virtual memory or paging file quota is available to complete the specified operation."
>>> 
>>> The SAME driver and USB to serial cable work fine on my 64b W7 machine
>>> just not on my W8.1 64b Dell D630.....which accounts for my
>>> frustration. Im not sure what other info I can provide thats
>>> relevant but I would like to solve the problem.
>>> 
>>> 73
>>> Mike K5HUM
>>> 
>>>> On Wed, Jul 22, 2015 at 4:03 PM, Jim Unroe <rock.unroe at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> On Wed, Jul 22, 2015 at 8:52 AM, Mike Raymond <K5HUM at arrl.net> wrote:
>>>> > Hi Jim,
>>>> >
>>>> > Thanks for the kind efforts but still No Joy :(  Maybe I
>>>> > need to give it a rest for a while hihi
>>>> >
>>>> > TallyHo
>>>> > Mike
>>>> >
>>>> 
>>>> It doesn't help us help you when you just say "no joy". What driver is
>>>> device manager showing you have? How about attaching a screen capture
>>>> of the driver tab of the programming cable?
>>>> 
>>>> Jim KC9HI
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