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Old 09-10-2017, 9:11 PM
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Originally Posted by N4KVE View Post
Use XP, or 32 bit 7, & use a real serial port. Those adaptors MOST of the time do not play well with CPS.
That's the best advice at this point. It MUST be a 32-bit OS and not any newer than Windows 7. If you use a USB to serial adapter - try to make sure it has a LEGIT FTDI chip in it, the rest are all too sporadic to trust.

This is one of the reasons why I am trying to ditch my Astro Spectra and XTS3000 and move to something newer for P25... I want to keep my computer Windows 10 and not worry about "sunsetting" operating systems. It's bad enough I keep a PII laptop around with DOS for MSF5000s we still maintain...
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