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Programming M1225

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Ghost8546

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Have an M1225, RIB, Software Ver 3.1 - Keep getting a message that it cant find the radio.. Tried all com ports. Is there a trick I'm missing ? Also heard that if the radio is programmed with an earlier version of the software, it wont work with 3.1, is this true ?
 

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I have seen this happen with other models of Motorola radios but not specifically the M1225. However version 4.0 is the latest RSS and has been around for along time. Chances are good your radio was probably programmed with 4.0 and you are correct in your assumption.




Have an M1225, RIB, Software Ver 3.1 - Keep getting a message that it cant find the radio.. Tried all com ports. Is there a trick I'm missing ? Also heard that if the radio is programmed with an earlier version of the software, it wont work with 3.1, is this true ?
 

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If you are using XP to program it, you need V4.0. IIRC, there was a comm port issue that it resolved in XP
V 3.1 only worked up to Windows ME (most of the time) - 3.1 works fine with Win 98 and 98SE.
I dont know if V4.0 will work in Win7.
Of course there could be electronic problems too!

BJ
 

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Got it.. I recieved V 4.0 and in XP I tried it,and it works fine.. Thanks for the reply
 

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I had the exact same problem with my M1225. I upgraded to V4.0 CPS and it worked fine then.
 
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