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Offline ger21

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Re: mcX360 Test Needed
« Reply #10 on: October 30, 2015, 03:33:21 PM »

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Thought the point of external motion controllers was to unload some of the load though... So newer faster probably not a vaild reason.

Yes, it unloads some of the load. However, many of these people wanting to use XP are still wanting to use the parallel port, so the motion controller argument doesn't work there.

Also, consider that virtually all modern software uses a lot more resources than software written 10+ years ago.

Microsoft Office 2007 will run pretty well on a 1Ghz XP machine, but try running the current version of office on it.

Mach3 was written about 12 years ago, and Mach4, even with a motion controller, runs best with a lot more horsepower behind it. Unfortunately, there's no way around that.
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Re: mcX360 Test Needed
« Reply #11 on: October 30, 2015, 04:44:35 PM »
gerry you are correct. if a sources for win 7 computers can be found where they are dirt cheap everyone will jump, I would will next week if I cant get my last XP computer working on pp

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Re: mcX360 Test Needed
« Reply #12 on: October 30, 2015, 04:49:46 PM »
The i5 dell I have has a pp, was orig going to use Darwin but needed 64 bit win to run some other stuff so that put darwin out.

I would try eBay, there's loads of ex corp machines going cheep,

Wow I'm now using 2 fingers on iPad to type.

God I'm bored.
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Re: mcX360 Test Needed
« Reply #13 on: October 30, 2015, 04:57:09 PM »
daz I just dumped you plugin into the plugin folder it dont work. it comes up with

Failed to load shared Library mcX360.m4pw (error 0: the operation completed successfully).

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Re: mcX360 Test Needed
« Reply #14 on: October 30, 2015, 05:03:59 PM »
Yep I know now, it because you haven't got the xinput lib that's required. I will address this when back home.

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Re: mcX360 Test Needed
« Reply #15 on: October 31, 2015, 06:31:47 PM »
Oh stupid me!!!!!

Ive gone and posted the friggin debug version not release!!!!

I will have a quick test on XP tomorow to tired now after going over and over the code... DER

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