[chirp_users] Trying to download and run CHIRP on my Dell laptop.

D.J.J. Ring, Jr.
Thu Jan 24 19:46:49 PST 2019

You might be having a hard drive failure problem, I had that problem.

Download a live version of Linux, install CHIRP and run from RAM.

You have to use a live CD.  Many are available.

BURN DVD and install CHIRP. If it works, get ready for computer replacement.



On Thu, Jan 24, 2019, 22:25 Skip Luke <salty4568 at gmail.com wrote:

>  It started OK and I was able to access the UV-82, but when I  made a
> couple changes and uploaded the file to the radio, it stopped in the middle
> and everything locked up.  The Dell locked up. I restarted it, and CHIRP
> wouldn't run. Uninstalled and then downloaded again and installed. Still
> will not run.; Getting frustrated.
> It worked fine on my old machine in Linux. Running Win 7 now, regrettably.,
> (on the Dell.)
> Old machine has problems, but I may have to resurrect  it. I hate Windows!
> The UV-82 did something weird ..... used it to check into a new last week,
> and somehow that freq. offest changed ..... now looking at the repeater
> input frequency, so it is backwards. Aaaaaargh!
> Skip
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