[Trlog] Help Please Windows XP

w4ZW 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
run TR.

Jon Hamlet,  W4ZW
Casey Key Island, Florida
"A little piece of paradise in the Gulf of Mexico"

> -----Original Message-----
> From: trlog-bounces at contesting.com 
> [mailto:trlog-bounces at contesting.com] On Behalf Of W6SX Hank Garretson
> Sent: Friday, January 12, 2007 12:04 AM
> To: trlog at contesting.com
> 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?
> 73,
> Hank, W6SX
> Mammoth Lakes, California  
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