Problem with DAX after upgrade to 1.6.17 - Suggestions?

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The other day I loaded rel 1.6.17.   OK, so far. It behaves like a real radio.....SSB works. It receives and transmits just fine.

However, my FLDIGI will not show audio on transmit or receive. It does provide rig control and will put the Flex into transmit (no output of course)  FLDIGI and Logger 32 both provide control of the frequency just fine.   Let me give an overall description of events and observations.

First, during installation, it asked if I wanted to load dev SW; Flex Radio Systems Sound, video and games.     I selected yes and it repeated this three more times until Windows popped up with a Program Compatibility Assistant which warned "Windows requires a digitally signed driver. A recently installed program tried to install an unsigned driver........etc.         I tried once more and it seemed to just accept the drivers. Not sure about this however.

Next, once everything was installed and rebooted the DAX and CAT control panels came up.
The DAX panel shows "TX Stream driver error" "Mic Stream driver error" and "Rx streams Slice A driver error".      They both show actual audio for receive and transmit on the strip meters in the DAX panel.

The CAT panel v 1.6.17 shows COM5 and COM 7 twice. The second instance indicates an error next to the com port number ( 5 & 7).     Can I just remove the second instance; the ones that indicate an error?

So I seem to have an issue with DAX but I'm not sure just what to do about it.   Remove and reload?  Should I remove those extra audio drivers also?    Many Thanks, Jim              KD1I
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For all who have the DAX driver certificate problem, Windows 7/64 update with KB3004394 from the microsoft website and wait at least 1 day (it may take up to 24 hours) until the certificates are ready for the new 1.6.17 SmardSDR.

Thanks to Tim, he informed me about this update and it worked here on my win7/64 after about 1 day.

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Well, problem with DAX files is solved and Dudley was correct. It needed ALL of the Windows updates. What a job!    This morning, I added an additional 17 updates that did not show up last night then rebooted, checked one more time and then loaded release 1.6.17. DAX and CAT were happy and no more complaints from Windows about unsigned drivers. Radio again works fine, CAT and DAX panels pop up with no errors. Now for FLDIGI. It seems to need reconfiguration for this new release. In 'configuration/audio, I checked 'port audio' and then for Capture, I selected DAX IQ Rx1 (Flex Radio Sys DAX Audio). For Playback, I tried DAX Reserved Audio Rx1 (Flex Radio Sys DAX Audio).
Results: FLDIGI now receives (PSK for example) but still will not transmit.  CAT is working because when I put in text and hit T/R, the 6500 goes into transmit (red led) but there is no RF output because there is no audio in transmit.
I think the problem is my configuration of audio in FLDIGI is not correct.  My understanding of FLDIGI is that receive audio is Capture and transmit audio is Playback.   Is this correct?
What is the proper selection for transmit audio?    I would appreciate any input from someone who knows more about FLDIGI than I.    73   Jim