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External Program I need a simple (?) program when executed from the pc it will copy/move the collection file to a designated location. That is it. The file and location can be hard coded in the program or in an .ini file. If anyone has any ideas, please point me in the right direction. Thanks in advance. TimE

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Have you tried the ActiveX Control from Unitech? They have a bunch of PT630 utilities available for download here: http://www.ute.com/downloads.php?product_id=29 Function UpLoad() should be what your looking for. If you need more help let me know. El Duderino

Posted on Nov 15, 2006

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    TimE have you found a solution?

    If not LMK I could write a little app for you for a small fee.

    Dude

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Try writing a program that invoke a process to call the ptcomm in background to run a batch file. Refer to the Help file under PTComm Manager. I wrote a simple utility for a customer to download a the data and then create a report using Crystal Report in VS2005.

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Cannot install a device driver by using its installation program in Windows...


ISSUE- You cannot install a device driver by using its installation program in Windows Vista
OVERVIEW-
When you try to install a device driver by using its installation program in Windows Vista, you are unsuccessful.
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CAUSES:
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Locate the .inf file that is included with the driver installation program. Generally, the .inf file is located in one of the following folders on the driver installation media:
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I need the serial and confirmation number


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if you are trying to recover a key of an already installed program on your computer there are freeware keyfinders on the internet


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2. After locating the "Zonealarm.exe" file, right-click on that file. And select "Create Shortcut".

3. After that you'll find a "Zonealarm.exe" Shortcut file or icon inside the same folder.

4. Just COPY or CUT the shortcut file.

5. Now Right click on the "START" button.

6. Select "Open all users".

7. This will open a windows explorer window. Locate "Programs" folder and Enter it.

8. Inside you should locate "Startup" folder and enter it.

9. Once u ar inside the "Startup" folder, paste the already copied "Zonealarm.exe" shortcut file.

10. That's it. Now try re-starting the system.

Thanks

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