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Offline Davidb

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Weatherlink 5.8.2 on USB stick
« on: September 14, 2017, 02:18:09 AM »
Good Morning,

We have recently purchased a Kodlix Z8311  mini PC for running a couple of webcams and VWS from a Davies VP2

It is to replace an aging winXP machine - the power consumption of the mini  is minimal.

However, the install from a memory stick stops whilst trying  to install the .netframework  on to the mini -
 I copied the files from our original Weatherlink 5.8.2 CD which worked fine just now installing onto a Win10 laptop.

Any ideas where I could be going wrong, please?

David

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Re: Weatherlink 5.8.2 on USB stick
« Reply #1 on: September 15, 2017, 06:25:37 AM »
Did you perform a Low Level Format? If you did, what Format did you use...............




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« Reply #2 on: September 15, 2017, 06:50:02 AM »
Hi, the stick was formatted in NTFS

thanks, David

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Re: Weatherlink 5.8.2 on USB stick
« Reply #3 on: September 15, 2017, 12:09:19 PM »
You might want to try FAT or FAT32. That is what I would do.




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Re: Weatherlink 5.8.2 on USB stick
« Reply #4 on: September 15, 2017, 02:53:33 PM »
Right, I'll try that tomorrow, thanks

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Re: Weatherlink 5.8.2 on USB stick
« Reply #5 on: September 16, 2017, 01:17:40 PM »

However, the install from a memory stick stops whilst trying  to install the .netframework  on to the mini -
 I copied the files from our original Weatherlink 5.8.2 CD which worked fine just now installing onto a Win10 laptop.

Any ideas where I could be going wrong, please?

David

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Re: Weatherlink 5.8.2 on USB stick
« Reply #6 on: September 16, 2017, 03:14:20 PM »
Dalecoy, Do you mean I should try a different version of Weatherlink? And is it available online? David

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Re: Weatherlink 5.8.2 on USB stick
« Reply #7 on: September 16, 2017, 03:19:30 PM »

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Re: Weatherlink 5.8.2 on USB stick
« Reply #8 on: September 16, 2017, 04:23:18 PM »
Dalecoy, Do you mean I should try a different version of Weatherlink? And is it available online? David

I don't know if that would fix the problem.  I just noticed that info, and thought it might help.  Please let us know if it does.

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Re: Weatherlink 5.8.2 on USB stick
« Reply #9 on: September 20, 2017, 04:43:47 AM »
sorry, been very busy, will get back to this asap, thanks for helpful replies, David

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Re: Weatherlink 5.8.2 on USB stick
« Reply #10 on: September 21, 2017, 03:49:51 AM »
I formatted another memory stick with fat 32 and tried to run with that, but it is still telling me to install    .NetFramework  and when I agree to that, it comes up with:-

"not enough storage is available to process this command"

but there looks to be plenty of space available in there:

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Re: Weatherlink 5.8.2 on USB stick
« Reply #11 on: September 21, 2017, 08:23:57 AM »
Think you need to get hold of a _full_ copy (ie not just the update download) for WL v6.0.3 and try with that. Suspect you've got Catch 22 at present in that you can't install the 603 update until 582 is installed, but 582 won't install (probably because of a bug that was fixed in a later version).
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Re: Weatherlink 5.8.2 on USB stick
« Reply #12 on: September 21, 2017, 05:52:58 PM »
Davis provided me with a link to an alternate installer for 6.0.3.
Would need to check I still have that image following a drive failure.

My issue was that WL 6.0.3, from the CD would terminate the installation before completion.
In IT & have numerous machines here & I could install on some but not others.

The alternate installer worked fine on the ones that failed.

The support the did identify the issue.

The shipped install is known to fail on systems that already have a CP2102 USB/Serial device already installed.

Might be worth see in if the same applies for the 5.8.2.

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Re: Weatherlink 5.8.2 on USB stick
« Reply #13 on: September 21, 2017, 06:32:59 PM »
I have zero idea whether this would help or not, but I have 6.0.0 full build on CD if I could somehow send it to you, then 6.0.3 would be put on top.
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Re: Weatherlink 5.8.2 on USB stick
« Reply #14 on: September 22, 2017, 06:13:44 AM »
Thanks a lot for the offer of the offer of the CD, but as Phil23 said, it looks like the problem is probably with the machine which is here:

 http://www.kodlix.com/275/

 But as I said in my first post:  " the install from a memory stick stops whilst trying  to install the .netframework  on to the mini - I copied the files from our original Weatherlink 5.8.2 CD which worked fine just now installing onto my Win10 laptop."

 So perhaps as Phil23 said, I think I should ask Davis if they could provide me with a link to an alternate installer for 6.0.3.

It isn't urgent yet, the old PC is still working fine, just planning for the future.



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Re: Weatherlink 5.8.2 on USB stick
« Reply #15 on: September 22, 2017, 06:07:56 PM »
Try this...

Have a look in Device manager for a the serial port driver & if it's there remove it.

You may need to enable "Show Hidden Devices" if it's not plugged in.
Show Hidden devices sometimes needs an environment variable set;

devmgr_show_nonpresent_devices=1, Google will explain where that's set.

Try the install again with the CP2102 driver removed after all the above.

Cheers

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