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W3AWF

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I am currious if I can run HT1000 RSS in compatibility mode for Windows 95. I have recently discovered compatibility mode in Windows Vista and it has me wondering if run in Windows 95 mode will it also program the HT1000/ Maxtrac/GM300 era radios as well.
 

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I am currious if I can run HT1000 RSS in compatibility mode for Windows 95. I have recently discovered compatibility mode in Windows Vista and it has me wondering if run in Windows 95 mode will it also program the HT1000/ Maxtrac/GM300 era radios as well.
You may have different results however, personally, I've never been successful in running any of the older software, including HT1000 RSS, in compatibility mode. The only success I've ever found is to be running the software on an old machine, and within DOS. This includes using a rib box with an actual serial port, as opposed to a USB adapter.

On that note, you can generally find those older machines in fine working order, at most thrift stores. And typically, they're very inexpensive; <$50.

Just my two cents. Let us know if you have a different result.

Paul
 

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Windows 95 and 98 both have the boot into DOS provision.
HT1000 RSS only runs on REAL DOS, you have to boot computer into DOS. There are boot disks and ways to boot directly into REAL DOS.

Also RSS will NOT work with USB, USB, and Windows were not around when the RSS was written. The later RSS for HT1000 does NOT have the computer speed problem.

My WIN 98 computer boots into DOS... My XP Pro does that, boots into DOS, and runs most all RSS.
 

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Windows 95 and 98 both have the boot into DOS provision.
HT1000 RSS only runs on REAL DOS, you have to boot computer into DOS. There are boot disks and ways to boot directly into REAL DOS.

Also RSS will NOT work with USB, USB, and Windows were not around when the RSS was written. The later RSS for HT1000 does NOT have the computer speed problem.

My WIN 98 computer boots into DOS... My XP Pro does that, boots into DOS, and runs most all RSS.
Exactly.
 

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I doubt that will work. RSS wants DOS, and DOS only. You can also use VMWare workstation and a USB to 232 converter to program it.
Do it all the time with my HT1000s.
 
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