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    Hello. im new to this.. i bought a cnc machine about 4 years ago and never used it.. i did conected once then left it.. now i try to conected again and it does not show on my computer(windows 10) ive done updates on pc... but it just does not shows up on the computer when i hook up the usb cable.. like if it wasnt there... any help would be greatly appreciated. not sure if there is a place to get specific drivers for it... i watched a video on how to install software etc and no luck..

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    Re: controller

    Try testing it on a computer with window7, some software does not work on win10

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    Re: controller

    Our software works fine on Windows 7, 8, 10, 11,...
    Which controller do you have?

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    Quote Originally Posted by ricks12 View Post
    Hello. im new to this.. i bought a cnc machine about 4 years ago and never used it.. i did conected once then left it.. now i try to conected again and it does not show on my computer(windows 10) ive done updates on pc... but it just does not shows up on the computer when i hook up the usb cable.. like if it wasnt there... any help would be greatly appreciated. not sure if there is a place to get specific drivers for it... i watched a video on how to install software etc and no luck..

    That looks like a mach3 box. Not a planet cnc?.

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    Re: controller

    It could be PlanetCNC box of Chinese origin. They look the same.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ricks12 View Post
    Hello. im new to this.. i bought a cnc machine about 4 years ago and never used it.. i did conected once then left it.. now i try to conected again and it does not show on my computer(windows 10) ive done updates on pc... but it just does not shows up on the computer when i hook up the usb cable.. like if it wasnt there... any help would be greatly appreciated. not sure if there is a place to get specific drivers for it... i watched a video on how to install software etc and no luck..

    Open the box and show the board type and model number.

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    Quote Originally Posted by CNCMAN172 View Post
    Try testing it on a computer with window7, some software does not work on win10
    thanks.. but it worked before on windows 10... earlier version... i think is likely after windows got updated then it was no longer compatible

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    thank you i will look into that... for info again im a newbie

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    thank you i will do so asap

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