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  • It took me four hours but finally got this going. I originally tried on my LPTless laptop using a USB to parallel port dongle through a virtual machine (long story) but could not get it to work. I then added a PCI parallel port to my desktop figuring that the Programmers Notepad was looking for a specific address and this did not work either with lpt1. I had been over and over the wiring, so I went into device manager (devmgmt.msc at command line) and opened the PCI parallel port device. Under the resources tab it lists the IO location so I specified the starting location (“0xec00”) instead of “lpt1” as the value for AVRDUDE_PORT in the make file. I also changed the MCU value to “m328p” to match my chip as suggested in other posts. Have to remember this is all case sensitive. Finally works. Hopefully this will help someone else now that parallel ports are hard to come by on modern machines.

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