The drivers must be installed through the Device Manager. The meter-reading application must then be set to use this ‘virtual’ COM port. Press Close to close this window and go back to the Device Manager Window. Pre-Install method For computers without an internet connection the driver pre-install method is recommended. At the next screen select Device Manager: These driver files are available here, and are also supplied on a CD with each probe.
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A yellow warning symbol indicates abacus optical probe usb the drivers are not yet installed. Again select the second option to browse proge. If the COM port number is changed then re-start Windows before running the meter-reading application.
At the next screen select Device Manager: There are alternative methods for installing the software drivers.
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Right-click the program icon and select Run as administrator. This abacus optical probe usb the Device Manager does not have a yellow warning entry abacus optical probe usb Other Devices.
Pre-Install method For computers without an internet connection the driver pre-install method is recommended. Porbe will then be loaded automatically each time the probe is plugged in. When the installation is finished a completion screen is displayed. Note this screen also displays the COM port assigned to the probe. This indicates a problem with the device the drivers are not yet installed.
Windows 7 and above – Manual Installation Download and unzip and driver file archive. These driver files are available here, and are also supplied on a CD with each probe.
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Select the second option to ‘Browse my computer for driver software’. It sometimes takes several 30 seconds.
The drivers must be installed through the Device Manager. Press Close to close this window and go back to the Device Manager Window. The driver files need only be installed abacus optical probe usb a PC once. Depending upon the version of Windows, and the Update settings, permission may be requested abacus optical probe usb look ksb for the driver files. The procedure should occur twice, the second time following on automatically from the first.
Again in the ‘Search for driver software at their location: In the ‘Search for driver software at their location: Follow opticap instructions and the driver files will be installed ready for use. The default extract directory is C: Select opticql Control Panel window then select Hardware and Sound. The drivers will be downloaded and installed automatically silently. Right click on the other device to bring up a menu. The meter-reading application abacus optical probe usb then be set to use this ‘virtual’ COM port.
When the drivers are installed the optical probe will appear to Windows as a serial COM port. When the installation has finished a completion screen is displayed.