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I was given a 7560 from my sister software is on floppy disk and wont commutate I am running xp. can you help me fix this.

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  • ebower Oct 06, 2010

    HIi, Its a Pfaff Creative 7560 sewing machine. thanks

  • ebower Oct 07, 2010

    Hi Tim, software is loaded ok, the message that appears is that it is no cummunication and to check that all leads are connected. Everthing is connected ok. regards

  • ebower Oct 07, 2010

    that s correct Tim, I have had to get an attachement for the cable and it is now with a usb plug

  • ebower Oct 08, 2010

    Hi Tim, I have just brought a new external floppy drive so the driver is new. But if the the software is loaded and I can use the software,its only when I ask to write to the sewing card, that it when I get the message.



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You will need to download the 3.5" floppy driver for your PC to get your floppy disc to communicate with your floppy drive. Another thing you can try is have the software emailed to you. Click on the link below and make your request under the "embroidery headline" for your Pfaff 7560 sewing machine. There are several people who will email this software program to you. The software is no longer available commercially.

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  • Anonymous Oct 07, 2010

    What is the make and model number of your computer? You may need to donwload the driver that runs your 3.5" floppy drive


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Hello there, I can definitely help you with this but need to know a bit more info. What is the manufacturer of the 7560 you speak of? Many devices have that model number.


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    Tim Grayson Oct 06, 2010

    Ok, when you say it won't communicate, you mean with your XP computer correct? And you are attaching it with a USB cable? Does it load the software successfully though, just never talks to the machine?


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    Tim Grayson Oct 06, 2010

    Uh oh, did you rate my answer? If so I can't help any further




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