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    Questions on Win7 and Mach 3

    Hello. I'm trying to use my old Mach 3 xml file on a newer Win7 computer with SP1. I"m using the same LPT printer card/cable which worked before. My Mach 3 and Gecko 540 setup is working as recommended. But when I connect the LPT cable nothing works as it should. I sometimes get a BSOD when I close mach 3. I also get a BSOD when I try to use the Utility for checking the OS frequency. Are there some specific MS run-times I might need? I'm wondering if my LPT pci card might be bad.

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    Re: Questions on Win7 and Mach 3

    Is it a 64-bit OS? Mach3's parallel port function needs a 32-bit OS, and won't work with 64.
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    Re: Questions on Win7 and Mach 3

    Hi, Andrew. Yes, it's Win7 X86. But thanks. I'm going to get another LPT card, with driver, and see what happens. Yet another delay when I need to get this up and running asap.

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    Re: Questions on Win7 and Mach 3

    I found out that my internal LPT card was bad.

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