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Member Since: December 24, 2008

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  • I'm running Windows 7, and when trying to load the code to the microcontroller, I got the following error: can't open device "giveio"
    I clicked the link provided in the lesson, but the link was broken. I then used the Windows Explorer GUI to copy C:\WinAVR\bin\giveio.sys to C:\Windows\giveio.sys, went to command prompt, and entered: install_giveio.bat
    It outputs the following: Copying the driver to the windows directory target file: C:\Windows\giveio.sys
    The system cannot find the file specified.
    Remove a running service if needed...
    Installing Windows NT/2k/XP driver: giveio
    Installing giveio from C:\Windows\giveio.sys... install failed (status 6):
    The handle is invalid.
    starting giveio... start failed (status 6):
    The handle is invalid.
    ERROR: Installation of giveio failed
    Does anyone have an idea of what I'm doing wrong?

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