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Re: Need help with my CP290

On 12/3/2018 8:38 PM, SDSMITH wrote:
> replying to Carl, SDSMITH wrote:
> Well, I know this thread is now 11 years old, but I'm in the same
> situation as
> Carl. I have a CP290 that I would still like to use, but have not found
> a way
> to run it under Windows 7 32 bit.
> I downloaded the program that Dave Hurus did (version 1.31), but no go. Any
> other options beside setting up a standalone computer? I was able to get
> this
> to run under Windows 2000 previously.
> Thanks All
> --Scott
>> catogris wrote:
>> I\'m new to the group and really need some help.  I\'ve used my CP290
>> for years and love it.  I\'ve tried the other controllers and always went
>> back to the CP290.
>> My computers have always recognized the unit and I never remember having
>> to install any drivers.  But over the weekend my PC crashed and I had
>> to restore it to like new out of the box.   When I tried to use the
>> CP290 I
>> can\'t get any communications between the serial port and the unit.  It
>> used to work on Com 4.  When I look at the Hardware Profile it
>> indicates a
>> big yellow question mark.
>> Upon boot-up the PC finds new hardware and asks for drivers.  But I have
>> none and have searched the web all weekend to no avail.
>> Does anyone out there have Drivers for an XP Windows based PC.
>> (Interestingly enough I\'ve already got a driver disk for the Macintosh
>> which came with one I bought as a back up if my original ever gives up
>> the
>> ghost)
>> Please help, I can\'t give up my CP290 without a fight!
>> Carl
Did  you try to use the Virtual Machine (XP) under Windows 7?

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