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DrewG
04-25-2008, 04:19 AM
Hi, sorry if this questions is overly obvious. As we are on a short time schedule. I need to make sure that the USB for the propeller is bi-directional.
Thanks for the help. Also, are we able to use the IDE on a vista machine?

Paul Baker
04-25-2008, 04:45 AM
Yes the ftdi circuit used with the propeller is bi-directional. And yes the IDE does work on Vista.

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Paul Baker (mailto:pbaker@parallax.com)
Propeller Applications Engineer
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Parallax, Inc. (http://www.parallax.com)

Robot Freak
04-25-2008, 08:41 PM
Vista users should not install the IDE in the default folder because UAC in blocking every file modification on the C:\Program Files folder.
Use a folder where UAC isn't active, like "My Documents" or a second partition on your machine.

Paul Baker
04-26-2008, 06:47 AM
It still works, its just if you want to access files saved through the File Explorer you have to navigate into the Local Store of your AppData. I can give the full path name when I go home (work system is XP).

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Paul Baker (mailto:pbaker@parallax.com)
Propeller Applications Engineer
[/url][url=http://www.parallax.com] (http://www.parallax.com)
Parallax, Inc. (http://www.parallax.com)

Fred Hawkins
04-29-2008, 06:47 AM
Is this the place?

C:\Users\YourUserNameHere\AppData\Local\Parallax\P ropeller Tool\ARv1.06 version folder

another typical version folder: ARv1.05.8