Part Number: DP83640T-EVK
I just received a new DP83640T Eval Board and can’t connect to it with the Analog LaunchPAD Ethernet Integrity Software Utility I downloaded from TI. I installed the software and USB driver on a Win7 laptop. I am getting the error “No attached ALP based USB boards were detected”.
In reply to Wolfgang Hennig:
EFL (Ethernet & FPD Link) Applications Engineer
In reply to Rob Rodrigues:
I found a post that said this ALP Software Utility doesn’t work on Win7 so I installed it on WinXP. The Software Utility now sees my DP83640 Eval Board but give me the error “Could not instantiate class DP83640_Nano_GUI from the following GUI device”.
In reply to tim Hogston:
Works for me ok now on an WinXP PC.
I can read registers without error messages
Yes, I ran the ALPUSBDriver.exe program to install the drivers. It sees the Eval board but gives me the error “Could not instantiate class DP83640_Nano_GUI from the following GUI device”.
In reply to Alex Mueggenborg:
I was using the 1st one on the development board page. I was able to find a WinXP machine to install it on. I never tried the other one.
Yup. I got the boards in and came to the same conclusion as everyone else. WinXP is required with the ALP found on the dev board page. I had to dust off an old computer to get it working. I even went so far as to get in touch with Opal Kelly to see if they had an updated driver, but they bounced me back to TI.
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