Tech Note 450 Detail

Unable to add new hardware in WinXP or Win2000.

Affected Products:

PS-2000 Xplorer Datalogger

Problem/Symptom:
I am unable to add new hardware in Windows XP or Windows 2000.

PASCO Solution:

This may result from the driver not being signed in Windows XP. You should either upgrade to the latest version of DataStudio (recommended) or follow the procedure below for allowing unsigned drivers.

  1. Sign in as an administrator.
  2. Choose "Start->Control Panels->System"
  3. Choose the "Hardware" tab.
  4. Click the "Driver Signing" button.
  5. Click the "Ignore" radio button, and check the "Make this action the system default." checkbox.
  6. Click OK.
  7. Log in as a non-administrator.

Creation Date: 10/29/2003
Last Modified: 12/16/2005
Mod Summary: