Re: [softrock40] ...worries about Windows 8
- On Windows 8, I just installed HDSDR and my RXTX works perfectly.No issues. I am receive only at the moment.The URL that Alan included below will make it easy.73, Tom KM5H
From: Alan <alan4alan@...>
Sent: Thursday, February 14, 2013 8:31 AM
Subject: Re: [softrock40] ...worries about Windows 8
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Subject: [softrock40] ...worries about Windows 8
> I've just ordered a built Soft Rock RX Ensemble II HF receiver from fivedash.com.
> I will have to purchase a new computer and wondering what operating system to order (Windows 7 or 8).
> I have already searched the long,long list of messages here for Windows 8 problems, and although some have had problems installing
> needed drivers, it appears that with proper intervention the Ensemble II RX will work OK with Windows 8.
> I have already downloaded the "Software Installation Instructions" from fivedash.com website, and they appear to be excellent and
> clearly written, but for Windows 7.
In fact these instructions may already be out of date.
http://sites.google.com/site/g4zfqradio/attiny_usb has a link to a new driver installation file that hopefully will remove the need
for any user intervention. This was posted here by Fred a few weeks ago.
As far as Windows 8 I have no experience but it seems it is much the same as Windows 7 once you have dismissed the touch-screen
elements (If you want to).
I've also a few pages here intended for absolute beginners. http://sites.google.com/site/g4zfqradio
73 Alan G4ZFQ