[WT-support] Win-Test 4.10.0 on Windows 8
Bob Wilson, N6TV
n6tv at arrl.net
Sun Jan 20 04:32:16 CET 2013
One other thing, if you plan to use an LPT port on Win8 64-bit, please read
these two posts:
How To Use LPT Port with Windows-7
How To Use LPT Port with Windows-7 64-Bit
I think this Windows 7 procedure will also work on Windows 8, but I have no
way to verify this. I hope someone on this list will try it and let us
On Sat, Jan 19, 2013 at 7:07 PM, Bob Wilson, N6TV <n6tv at arrl.net> wrote:
> Many PC sound cards that work fine on XP do not work well on Windows
> Vista, Win7, and Win8 as a Win-Test voice keyer (DVK). Only a few sound
> cards have the ability to monitor your mic. audio in real time (without any
> delays), on these newer versions of Windows. The delay is caused by
> digitization of audio input.
> If you never operate phone or use the DVK, I suppose things will work OK,
> but so far I haven't seen any reports of people successfully using Win-Test
> on Windows 8, so you may be one of the first to try it. What are the
> "improved audio capabilities on digital modes?"
> For a pure "contesting computer," I recommend that people stick with
> Windows XP as long as they can. If you must use a newer operating system,
> be sure to sign in with an Admistrator ID whenever you install or run
> Win-Test. Otherwise some Win-Test files get stored in very strange
> "virtual stores" making things much more difficult than they ought to be.
> Bob, N6TV
> On Sat, Jan 19, 2013 at 6:39 PM, DALE LONG <dale.long at prodigy.net> wrote:
>> Is there anything that needs to be done in advance of updating to Windows
>> Presently am running XP and plan to upgrade to WIN8 for its improved
>> audio capabilities on digital modes.
>> Dale - N3BNA
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