### WINDOWS 95 USERS **MUST** READ THIS FILE ### ============================================================= Hewlett Packard HP38G Graphing Calculator PC Connectivity Kit ============================================================= Release Notes HPComm38 1.0r4 1-Jun-2000 ============================================================= Welcome: ======== Hello and thank you for purchasing or downloading this software. It is the result of a partnership between Hewlett Packard and the HPComm Project, and is being released simultaneously by both parties. This software allows you to transfer ApLets, data and screenshots between the Hewlett Packard HP38G, HP39G and HP40G graphing calculators, and a PC running Microsoft Windows. A companion program (HPComm) allows you to transfer data and screenshots with the HP48 and the HP49G. It can also be found on this CD or on the HP and HPComm websites. This is version 1.0r4. Improvements continue to be made, so it is very likely that a newer version of this software will be available by the time you read this. A list of enhancements and bug fixes since HPComm38 1.0r3 may be found at the end of this document. You may download source code and free updates over the Internet from the Hewlett Packard calculator website (http://www.hp.com/calculators/) or from the HPComm website (http://www.hpcomm.org). The HPComm web site also includes troubleshooting information, mailing lists, answers to frequently asked questions, source code, and more. License, copying and warranty: ============================== This software is licensed under the GNU General Public License, and may be freely copied under certain conditions. Please see the COPYING.TXT file for the license agreement. WARNING: HEWLETT PACKARD PROVIDES THIS PROGRAM "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW. THE ENTIRE RISK AS TO THE QUALITY AND PERFORMANCE OF THE PROGRAM IS WITH YOU. SHOULD THE PROGRAM PROVE DEFECTIVE, YOU ASSUME THE COST OF ALL NECESSARY SERVICING, REPAIR OR CORRECTION. REGULAR BACKUPS OF BOTH YOUR PC AND CALCULATOR ARE STRONGLY ADVISED. Having said that, Hewlett Packard and the HPComm Project will be producing regular updates, and are very interested in fixing all reported bugs. See the HPComm website (http://www.hpcomm.org) for more information. System Requirements: ==================== - A Hewlett Packard HP38G, HP39G or HP40G Graphing Calculator. - This software is designed to run under Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows NT 4.0 and Windows 2000. No other OS versions are supported. - Your display must be set to 256 colors or higher. Most modern displays are. - Your computer must have an unused 9-pin serial port, into which the transfer cable is plugged. Alternatively, you must have an unused 25-pin serial port and a 9-to-25-pin adaptor (not supplied). - More details can be found in the online help. Help files are provided in English, French, German, Portuguese and Spanish. Known Problems with Windows 95: =============================== Many computers running Windows 95 have a system library which has bugs. If you're running Windows 95, we recommend you upgrade this library. This web page describes how to upgrade this library: http://support.microsoft.com/support/kb/articles/q186/1/76.asp (More information can also be found here:) http://support.microsoft.com/support/downloads/dp2722.asp http://support.microsoft.com/support/kb/articles/Q165/4/87.asp As a convenience to you, this CD includes the official Microsoft upgrade for this system library. The patch can be found in the \msw95patch directory of the CD, and is called "com32upd.exe". We strongly suggest you read the README.TXT file in that directory before you install it, as it's not compatible with all versions of Microsoft Windows. Contributions: ============== This program is being released as "Open Source". If you like, you may download the source code that was used to create it. Also, you are very welcome to help improve the program or report bugs. Please visit the HPComm website (http://www.hpcomm.org) for more information. Bugs fixed since HPComm38 1.0r4: ============================== - Fixed a problem where HPComm38 was incorrectly handling the initialisation of new directories. - Changed the way HPComm38 reports errors - now they're part of the main dialog, rather than an error popup. - HPComm38 now works with the HP39G and HP40G, as well as the HP38G. - Improved the ability to handle some classes of error when communicating with the calculator. ENDDownload Driver Pack
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