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CHIRP radio programming software ??

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merlin

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Anybody know Chirp well enough to say what and where the configuration file is ?
Starts and runs on my Win 10 machine but I need it on my XP bench machine where I get error "CHIRP application failed to start because the configuration is incorrect."
Can't get help on CHIRP website as it won't let me log in and no direct contact link.
73s
 

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Search for a file named chirp.config.
I don't know the location it would be in on a Windows system. It should be somewhere in your username folder.
 

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I get "application configuration is incorrect" when I try to run CHIRP

The full error message as seen by the user is: "Application cannot run because application configuration is incorrect"


This is a problem with your Windows XP machine and its standard libraries. Most users seem to be able to resolve this issue by downloading the Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 SP1 Redistributable Package.
 

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I get "application configuration is incorrect" when I try to run CHIRP

The full error message as seen by the user is: "Application cannot run because application configuration is incorrect"


This is a problem with your Windows XP machine and its standard libraries. Most users seem to be able to resolve this issue by downloading the Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 SP1 Redistributable Package.
I am thinking it is the lack of the 2008 dot net runtime, that is what I am looking into now but was sure I have that on the XP machine.
List all my dot net versions it fills a page.
TNX
 

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Search for a file named chirp.config.
I don't know the location it would be in on a Windows system. It should be somewhere in your username folder.
No such animal on the machine. Chirp SW dot XXX files are like nothing you have seen save for dot DLL.
IE: PYD, XSD. SH, and such.
 

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No such animal on the machine. Chirp SW dot XXX files are like nothing you have seen save for dot DLL.
IE: PYD, XSD. SH, and such.
Actually there is a chirp.config. It's in the C:/Users/username/Appdata/Roaming/CHIRP folder. It's hidden though and not much in it. Just some saved info like Radio, Commport, last file edited, bandplan, columns etc.
 

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Actually there is a chirp.config. It's in the C:/Users/username/Appdata/Roaming/CHIRP folder. It's hidden though and not much in it. Just some saved info like Radio, Commport, last file edited, bandplan, columns etc.
This is on an XP machine so such directory doesn't exist. that is my bench computer for radio programming and JTAGing.
Might be forced to build up an FTDI USB interface on the Win10 machine.
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This is on an XP machine so such directory doesn't exist. that is my bench computer for radio programming and JTAGing.
Might be forced to build up an FTDI USB interface on the Win10 machine.
73s
Wow, Old School... I doubt Chirp treats XP any different and there's probably a chirp.config sitting in a hidden folder.

Good luck though..
 

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The equivalent location in XP is:

C:\Documents and Settings\<username>\Application Data\CHIRP

You may have to enable showing invisible files.
 

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The equivalent location in XP is:

C:\Documents and Settings\<username>\Application Data\CHIRP

You may have to enable showing invisible files.
I knew it would be there somewhere!
 

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The equivalent location in XP is:

C:\Documents and Settings\<username>\Application Data\CHIRP

You may have to enable showing invisible files.
Hence my problem, there is no "Chirp" folder in this directory, and yes, I show all files and folders.
 

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This problem has been solved with the installation of V4 dot net framework/runtime. The config file is in the documents foler containing a CHIRP folder.
This runs just fine, but no provisions for this commercial radio stuff.
 
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