RE: [PCR1000] Re: PCR1000, Vista, and Serial/USB
- Thanks, JR. I'm just learning about Vista's compatibility mode. I just
need to find a proper serial/usb cable now.
From: PCR1000@yahoogroups.com [mailto:PCR1000@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf
Sent: Monday, December 31, 2007 7:46 PM
Subject: [PCR1000] Re: PCR1000, Vista, and Serial/USB [mx][spf]
I've been running a PCR-100 under Vista with no issues but I'm using a
standard serial port ... I do run a RX-320 under Vista using a USB to
Serial adapter, I'd recommend a Keyspan, they seem to be the most
trouble free ... Get a good USB adapter and I doubt you'll have any
Fact of the matter is I've had less of a problem with Serial and
Parallel port devices under Vista than I did with XP .... as far as
programs go, unless they say they are for Vista I run them in WinXP
SP2 compatibility mode ... The only radio program I've had an issue with
under Vista is WXtoImg which crashes even using the Vista Beta so I
switched to a relatively new Open Source project called APTDecoder
--- In PCR1000@yahoogroups.com, "David Guretzki" <dguretzki@...> wrote:
> I'm wondering if anyone has had good success with running the PCR1000
> on a Windows Vista system. I have a new Dell laptop with the Vista
> Home Premium system installed and want to run my PCR through it. (I
> still also have an older Compaq laptop that works fine, but am
> wondering if I can make the switch).
> My questions are:
> 1) Does anyone have a recommendation for the proper USB/Serial adaptor
> in this case? (I've seen some suggestions in the archive, but notice
> they are all assuming 98 or XP).
> 2) Any tips for making sure the PCR will work on a Vista system?
> Thanks for any help!
> Caronport, SK. Canada
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