[Trlog] Help Please Windows XP
w4zw at comcast.net
Fri Jan 12 13:47:12 EST 2007
XP will not relinquish control of any I/O port so TR keying isn't going to
work well if at all. I install a dual boot system and boot into WIN98 to
Jon Hamlet, W4ZW
Casey Key Island, Florida
"A little piece of paradise in the Gulf of Mexico"
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> [mailto:trlog-bounces at contesting.com] On Behalf Of W6SX Hank Garretson
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> Subject: [Trlog] Help Please Windows XP
> I have been using TR 6.79 with good success on a Windows 98
> computer. Both Omni VI+ radio interface and CW keying work fine.
> I have just put a Windows XP computer in the shack. The
> radio interface works fine, but I can't get CW keying to
> work. I use LPT1 on the 98 computer and the LPT1 on the XP
> computer. I have KEYER RADIO ONE OUTPUT PORT = PARALLEL 1 in
> my .cfg file for both computers. I switched back to the 98
> machine and CW keying still works so the homemade interface
> box still "works." Device Manager for the 98 machine says
> LPT1 is a standard port. Device Manager for the XP machine
> says LPT1 is ECP. LPT1 on the XP machine works fine with a printer.
> Any suggestions?
> Hank, W6SX
> Mammoth Lakes, California
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