[chirp_users] BF 888S Failure To Program

Trevor Holyoak trevor at holyoak.com
Tue Mar 29 08:09:20 PDT 2016


I didn't have any trouble with mine, but it's been 3 months since I did 
the programming, so it would have been a different version of CHIRP.

> Ed Thibedeau <mailto:ejt at att.net>
> Tuesday, March 29, 2016 8:36 AM
>
> I used the same port. I have 8 radios and they all act the same on 
> Windows 7 and all worked fine on XP.
>
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> 831 ForSale <mailto:831forsale at gmail.com>
> Tuesday, March 29, 2016 8:15 AM
> It's not a driver issue, he appears to have the same problem as I did, 
> the cable works fine for the uv5r, just gets this error on the 888, 
> multiple computers for me, I downloaded the Miklor 888 software which 
> sees the radio fine, upload/download fine, proving the driver is not 
> the issue, else the other software would not see it
> Heck spend 22$ get a pair of the radios and I'm gonna bet most folks 
> have the same issue
>
> Sent from my iPhone
>
> On Mar 29, 2016, at 5:48 AM, John LaMartina <JohnLa at usa.net 
> <mailto:JohnLa at usa.net>> wrote:
>
>> The “Error has occurred” message usually means that you plugged the 
>> cable into a different USB port.
>> The driver does not follow the cable. If you plug the cable into a 
>> different port, Win7 will load the Newest driver to that slot, which 
>> will not work.
>>
>> Refer to the FAQ section at the bottom of 
>> http://www.miklor.com/COM/UV_Drivers.php
>>
>> I hope this helps.
>>
>> John
>>
>> http://www.miklor.com
>>
>> *From:*chirp_users-bounces at intrepid.danplanet.com 
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>> [mailto:chirp_users-bounces at intrepid.danplanet.com] *On Behalf Of *Ed 
>> Thibedeau
>> *Sent:* Tuesday, March 29, 2016 1:33 AM
>> *To:* Discussion of CHIRP; Jardy Dawson
>> *Subject:* Re: [chirp_users] BF 888S Failure To Program
>>
>> I am using old driver. It seems related to Windows 7 as it previously 
>> worked OK with XP.
>>
>> On Mar 29, 2016 12:03 AM, Jardy Dawson via chirp_users 
>> <chirp_users at intrepid.danplanet.com 
>> <mailto:chirp_users at intrepid.danplanet.com>> wrote:
>>
>> If your cable shows Prolific, roll your cable driver to 3.2.0.0.  See 
>> if that works.
>>
>> Jardy Dawson
>>
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>> Intelligence, although no terrestrial intelligence has been found 
>> yet, either)
>>
>>
>> On Mar 28, 2016, at 21:30, 831 ForSale <831forsale at gmail.com 
>> <mailto:831forsale at gmail.com>> wrote:
>>
>> I had the Dane problem
>>
>> Using the 888s software works
>>
>> I sent back to Amazon and ordered another set, hoping for luck if the 
>> draw
>>
>>
>>
>> Sent from my iPhone
>>
>>
>> On Mar 28, 2016, at 8:45 PM, Ed T <ejt at att.net <mailto:ejt at att.net>> 
>> wrote:
>>
>>     Using chirp I get message  "An error Occurred"  Radio Refuses to
>>     enter programing mode when trying to download radio settings.
>>     Works OK with ZT-Vrom Miklor.
>>
>>     I had software on old computer running Win XP and all worked
>>     fine. Now on new computer with Windows 7 we have this problem. I
>>     have good driver and good cable.
>>
>>     Are others experiencing this problem also using windows 7?
>>
>>     Ed Thibedeau
>>
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