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Entry type: FAQ Entry ID: 37855422, Entry date: 08/18/2009
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What should you watch out for when installing the USB PC adapter?

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Description:
This entry includes notes and recommendations for installing the USB PC adapter.

  1. Installation of the software
  2. Driver and firmware for the USB PC adapter
  3. Setting the PG/PC interface
  4. Error message: "Please reboot before installing any more programs"
  5. Error diagnostics and meaning of the LEDs
  6. Disable virus scanner when performance is bad
No. Notes:
1

Installation of the software
Insert the CD and the software for the USB PC adapter starts automatically. Otherwise, start the "Setup.exe" and follow the instructions of the Setup program. More information on

  • Software and hardware requirements
  • Hardware configuration of the USB PC adapter
  • Installation of the software

is available in the Internet in the manual "PC Adapter USB" in Entry ID: 16983464 .

2

Driver and firmware for the USB PC adapter
You can also download the driver and firmware from the Internet in the Entry ID specified and in this way update the firmware for the USB PC adapter.
Below is a list of the downloads and the associated operating systems.

  1. Driver V1.1 and firmware V1.1 for USB PC adapter (Entry ID: 19136131)
    for MS Windows 2000 / XP Professional / XP Home
     
  2. Driver V1.2 and firmware V1.2 for USB PC adapter (Entry ID: 21226394)
    for MS Windows 2000 / XP Professional / XP Home
     
  3. Driver V2.0 and firmware V1.3 for USB PC adapter (Entry ID: 27062840)
    for MS Windows 2000 / XP Professional / XP Home
    MS Windows Vista / Server 2003
3

Setting the PG/PC interface
If communication with the USB PC adapter is not possible after installation, check the PG/PC interface. Normally, you are prompted to set the PG/PC interface during installation of the software. A detailed description of how to set the PG/PC interface is available in the manual mentioned above (Entry ID: 16983464) in the section entitled "Configuring the PG/PC interface".


Fig. 01

Fig. 01 shows the settings required for the interface parameters of "PC Adapter (MPI)" in the Properties for connecting to USB in the "Local Connection" tab.

4 Error message: "Please reboot before installing any more programs"
If you get this error message after installing the software even though you have already rebooted your PC, we recommend referring to the FAQ in Entry ID: 8861819.
5 Error diagnostics and meaning of the LEDs
Information on fault diagnostics is available in the above-mentioned manual (Entry ID: 16983464) in the chapter entitled "Error Diagnostics".
6 Disable virus scanner when performance is bad 
If you have poor performance, disable the virus scanner.

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