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  • steve_03222
    Happy to hear you are back up and running. Steve ... adapter ... data ... me, ... not ... new ... be ... good ... it. ... to ... 2315 ... have ... I
    Message 1 of 6 , May 10, 2008
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      Happy to hear you are back up and running.

      Steve

      --- In wuhu_software_group@yahoogroups.com, "laughlinmatt"
      <laughlinmatt@...> wrote:
      >
      > I found a good one at Radio Shack. Gigaware USB-A to serial
      adapter
      > cable. Everything is now working just as it should and all my
      data
      > is now loading back up to weatherunderground. here is my link
      >
      > http://www.wunderground.com/cgi-bin/findweather/getForecast?
      > query=41.182%2C-95.989
      >
      > Again thanks alot for your help Steve.
      >
      > Matt
      >
      >
      > --- In wuhu_software_group@yahoogroups.com, "steve_03222"
      > <steve_03222@> wrote:
      > >
      > > Just to emphasize that not all serial to USB adapters work.
      > > That I/O gear one mentioned is the only one that would work for
      me,
      > > I did try two other brands of "compatible" adapters, they did
      not
      > > work.
      > >
      > > Steve
      > >
      > > --- In wuhu_software_group@yahoogroups.com, "laughlinmatt"
      > > <laughlinmatt@> wrote:
      > > >
      > > > O wow thank you very much. I was unaware that USB to serial
      > > adapters
      > > > even existed. I already have everything loaded up onto the
      new
      > > > computer (which is vista by the way) any everything seems to
      be
      > > > working properly, except for the fact I cant upload anything
      > right
      > > > now lol. I will see if I can fine one tomorrow after work.
      > > >
      > > > Again thank you very much
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > --- In wuhu_software_group@yahoogroups.com, "wuhu_software"
      > > > <wuhu_software@> wrote:
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > > Matt,
      > > > >
      > > > > You would need to either add a PCI serial port card to your
      > > > computer or
      > > > > purchase a USB to serial adapter.
      > > > >
      > > > > There are many USB to serial adapters on the market however
      > most
      > > of
      > > > them
      > > > > do not work properly.
      > > > >
      > > > > If you are running XP, this one is the one I would recommend
      > > (and
      > > > you
      > > > > will need the latest drivers from the IOGear site).
      > > > >
      > > > > IOGEAR GUC232A USB1.1 to Serial/ PDA Converter Cable
      > > > > <http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?
      > > > Item=N82E16812107906&Tpk=GUC\
      > > > > 232A>
      > > > >
      > > > > The PCI serial cards are the way to go if you want the least
      > > > possible
      > > > > grief, especially if you plan on using Vista. Stick with a
      good
      > > name
      > > > > brand like Adaptec.
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > > --- In wuhu_software_group@yahoogroups.com, "laughlinmatt"
      > > > > <laughlinmatt@> wrote:
      > > > > >
      > > > > > Hi everybody. I have been loading weather data onto weather
      > > > > > underground for about 2 years now. I have a WS-2315 and it
      > > uses
      > > > the
      > > > > > heavy weather software and I've never had a problem with
      it.
      > > > Anyway,
      > > > > > my poor computer finally bit the dust and I am now trying
      to
      > > > connect
      > > > > > everything to my new computer. Just one problem. The WS-
      2315
      > > > connects
      > > > > > through a serial port, however my new computer does not
      have
      > > one.
      > > > How
      > > > > > do I go about connecting and continuing to upload my data?
      I
      > > > haven't
      > > > > > been uploading for almost 2 days now. I need help.
      > > > > >
      > > > >
      > > >
      > >
      >
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