ADC-100: solution to adapter problems on new computers

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ADC-100: solution to adapter problems on new computers

Post by Falk » Tue Jul 15, 2003 8:50 am

Like others on this forum I could not get the ADC-100 to run on relatively new computers with or without the adapter. I tried the famous "patch", installing an LPT2 board, installing new versions, modifying ini files - all to no avail. Finally, the following procedure was successful on an XP machine. One must perform all steps in sequence to ensure success.

1. Uninstal the Pico software and clean the computer thoroughly, because the uninstallation leaves traces behind: (a) delete the PICO directory(s) completely; (b) delete from the win.ini file ALL lines related to PICO, which usually appear under the "[PicoScope for Windows]" title. Also remove the "[PicoScope for Windows]" title from the win.ini file.

2. Reboot

3. Instal the new version from Picotech (I used release 5.09.6)

4. Add the following lines to the win.ini file:

5. Reboot and use the ADC-100 with the adaptor.

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Post by markspencer » Wed Jul 16, 2003 7:16 am


Thank you for your contribution to the forum, I know this will be useful to others.

Glad to hear that you are able to use the ADC-100.

Best regards,

Mark Spencer


Post by Guest » Sat Sep 18, 2004 4:21 pm

THANK YOU VERY MUCH FOR THIS FIX - desperately needed for Physics lessons this week!

Doug Shearer
Physics Dept
St Joseph's RC Comp
Tyne & Wear

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