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Pro Series CPS and Win7 64 bit PC's

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For those that have had problems using their Win7 64 bit machines with the Pro Series CPS, Motorola has released version R06.12.05. The release notes state that it specifically addresses the Win7 64 bit issue.

I am away from the office for another day and have not had a chance to install and test it with a USB adapter out to the ribless programming cable so any feedback from those that have had a chance to give it a try would be very welcome.

If you have an MOL account and a current subscription to the Pro Series CPS, just log on. The release is right on the main screen under Product and Tech News. Just click on the line that says Professional Series CPS R06.12.05 and it will offer you the download right away.
 

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A quick follow up: I just installed the new version on my laptop, and everything worked fine reading and writing to a CDM1250 using a generic USB to serial adapter with Motorola's ribless programming cable.
 

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Wow! I'm still using r06.04 on a Win7 Ultimate 64 bit system and haven't had problem one. Guess sometimes the older stuff still works better!
 

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version R06.12.05 question

I have heard rumors that this new version of the CPS only allows narrow band programming and not wide band. Is this true? Any help would be great.

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I have heard rumors that this new version of the CPS only allows narrow band programming and not wide band. Is this true? Any help would be great.

Thanks,
You can always look into the zip file and read the release notes before installing. That will tell you what's new in the revision you have. IIRC, R06.12.05 was the one that fixed the WIN 7 issues so it was likely a later revision. I looked into R06.12.08 and it definitely says 12.5 only.

You can log into your MOL account, take a short course on narrowbanding, and then ask for the Entitlement ID for the Pro Series. There's no charge for any of this, just a couple of very small hoops to jump through

Once you have the EID, you can program wide and narrowband as needed using the newer/newest revisions.
 

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I have heard rumors that this new version of the CPS only allows narrow band programming and not wide band. Is this true? Any help would be great.

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06.12.05 will both work on x64 and will allow 25khz programming.

06.12.08 was the first edition that required 12.5khz programming.
 
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