Will smartsdr 2 work on win xp sp3

  • 1
  • Question
  • Updated 3 months ago
Im interested on dedicating a spare win xp sp3 computer to the 6400m using smartsdr 2 connected directly to the 6400m witn no internet.

Is this doable?
Photo of Wayne

Wayne

  • 483 Posts
  • 58 Reply Likes

Posted 3 months ago

  • 1
Photo of Ria - N2RJ

Ria - N2RJ, Elmer

  • 2246 Posts
  • 871 Reply Likes
Windows XP is no longer supported. You should use Windows 7 or newer.
Photo of Dave Gipson

Dave Gipson

  • 105 Posts
  • 25 Reply Likes
I agree completely. Win-7 is fine. WIN-8 was a disaster, WIN-10 is what 8 should have been.  WIN-7 will be around for a while.
Photo of Michael Walker

Michael Walker, Official Rep

  • 165 Posts
  • 43 Reply Likes
I am 90% sure the answer is no.  I vaguely remember trying it.  However, Ria is right.  If you do try it and it does work, you are on your own.  Any debugging will require you to move up to a supported version of Windows.

Mike
Photo of Bill -VA3WTB

Bill -VA3WTB

  • 2335 Posts
  • 531 Reply Likes
I think Michael is right, if you were using XP and had trouble it would be very difficult for Flex to help you. Even from the driver side of things, I would say no as well.
Photo of Wayne

Wayne

  • 483 Posts
  • 58 Reply Likes
Thanks all for the info. I have found all the win 7 drivers I needed and will change out the hard drive and install win 7. I really wanted to use this machine since its so small 6w x 6l x 2h Acom DE45-HG I picked up at a hamfest. Putting in a 1tb hard drive I have on hand and 2 win 7 installations dual boot 1 for the flex ops and 1 for flex development.

Thanks again.