[CQ-Contest] Re: [WriteLog] LPT driver for XP?

Larry Lindblom w0etc at ix.netcom.com
Thu Nov 8 01:28:38 EST 2001

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----- Original Message -----
From: "Frank R. Norton II" <W8HO at qsl.net>
To: "WriteLog List" <writelog at contesting.com>; <cq-contest at contesting.com>
Sent: Wednesday, November 07, 2001 12:34
Subject: [WriteLog] LPT driver for XP?

> Please pardon the cross post to CQ-Contest and WriteLog but I need this
> info ASAP and I don't recall which list I saw the initial post on.
> A few weeks ago someone posted a list of drivers available that will allow
> direct access to your hardware when running WinXP.  I believe it was a
> program that ran in the background that enabled your other programs to
> direct hardware calls like they can in Win9x and WinMe etc.--------Any
> bells ringing out there?
> I had set that email aside in a text file but before I had the chance to
> voluntarily change OS's--my PC HD crashed and took out a large gouge of
> surface of at least one wafer.  So I am the sudden owner of an XP equipped
> machine.  My main problem is I have a contest keyer that requires that
> direct hardware access in Win9x type OS.  A few other issues were fixed by
> updated drivers but the only fix for this is to access the hardware
> directly.  The box has a collection of ports on it that will not appear
> under WinXP like they did with Win98 2nd Edition.
> Please, if you know the program I am trying to describe---re-post it or
> email me directly.  I would really appreciate it, and I bet some others
> there cud use the info as well.
> Tnx es 73 de W8HO Frank
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