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Dave E
11-19-2009, 08:48 AM
Hello all,
I was trying to program a BS2 with an object code file and kept getting errors.
One file I tried had an error that it could not find the file I was trying to load. Attemping to load a different object file gave me a "could not find basic stamp" error. When I tried using my laptop, both files worked just fine.
Their computer was running Vista, mine is running XP. The object code with downloader file was generated on a different XP computer, saved to a thumb drive then loaded on both computers.

Has anyone seen this problem or have any ideas?

Dave E

dandreae
11-19-2009, 10:17 PM
Are you able to download other codes·from the Vista PC to the BASIC Stamp?



Dave

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Dave E
11-19-2009, 11:30 PM
Dave,

The answer to that is unknown. I was at a different location using their computer. It was a new computer so I assume it was working correctly. I only tried to load the object code files.



Dave E

allanlane5
11-20-2009, 02:13 AM
Has the USB to Serial adapter been loaded properly (namely the driver installed while the USB was NOT plugged in)? Was it a Belkin USB to Serial adapter (which are known to not work)?

Dave E
11-20-2009, 08:11 AM
Good point.

It has been so long since I started up a new computer with Basic Stamps that I better check on the USB to Serial drivers.

Thanks for the memory jog.



Dave E