I have the software installed on Windows XP and Windows 98 (I can boot
either OS on my system). Everything works perfectly on Windows 98.
Everything *seems* to work on Windows XP except that it won't actually
upload frequencies to the scanner. The only requirements listed on the CD
are "Windows 95 or later".
I downloaded ProLink software and it loads the scanner correctly on XP.
The only reason that I mentioned that is because to me it proves that there
is nothing wrong with my hardware or XP.
I e-mailed Radio Shack and just got a reply that they know the software
doesn't work on XP. According to RS the software "does not access the serial
port properly and cannot therefore send data to the scanner". They went on
to say that "We do not have a version of this software which will work with
Does anyone here know of a workaround or any way to get the software to work
on XP? If not, what software (free?) do you recommend.