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USB Drivers for the DataMate II

Quick Setup

Try this quick method first. It should should work with most systems.

  1. Download and install the most recent software: Check our downloads page for DigiPro2 or DMM.
  2. Download and run the USB Driver Installer: CDM2802_setup.exe.
  3. Connect the DataMate II and switch on. Windows should recognize the device.
  4. If you have problems, please look at the DataMate Communcations FAQ.

Multi-Part Setup

This multipart setup should not be necessary for most systems. .

Part 1: Installing the Digitilt DataMate USB Driver

  1. Turn on your computer.
  2. Connect the DataMate to your computer.
  3. Switch the DataMate on.
  4. The hardware wizard appears. If the hardware wizard does not appear, see instructions at the bottom of the page.
  5. The hardware wizards asks: Can Windows connect to Windows Update to search for software?
  6. Choose "No, not this time."
  7. Click Next.
  1. Windows wants to install software for the Digitilt DataMate II USB.
  2. Choose "Install from a list or specific location".
  3. Click Next.
  1. Windows asks you to shoose search and installation options.
  2. Choose "Don't search. I will choose the driver to install."
  3. Click Next.

 

  1. Windows asks you to select the device driver.
  2. Choose the newest driver (by date).
  1. Windows might display a warning.
  2. Choose "Continue Anyway."
  1. Windows might ask you to confirm replacement of a language file.
  2. Choose "Yes."
  1. Windows completes the installation and displays this screen.
  2. Click Finish.

Part 2: Installing the Digitilt DataMate Virtual Comm Port

  1. Part 2 begins immediately. A wizard appears.
  2. The wizard ask" " Can Windows connect to Windows Update to search for software?
  3. Choose "No, not this time."
  4. Click Next.
  1. Windows wants to install software for the Digitilt DataMate II Virtual Comm Port.
  2. Choose "Install from a list or specific location".
  3. Click Next.
  1. Windows asks you to select the device driver.
  2. Choose the newest driver (by date).
  1. Windows might display a warning.
  2. Choose "Continue Anyway."
  1. Windows completes the installation and displays this screen.
  2. Click Finish.

Tell DMM or DigiPro2 which Comm Port to use.

  1. Turn on your computer.
  2. Connect the DataMate to your computer.
  3. Switch the DataMate on.
  4. Start DMM/DigiPro2.
  5. Choose DataMate - Options
  1. Choose a Comm Port from the list. Try the highest number first. DMM and DigiPro2 will remember this port.
  2. Click OK.
  3. Now your PC and DMM/DigiPro2 are ready to communicate with the DataMate.

If the Wizard does not appear....

You must start the wizard manually.

  1. Connect the DataMate to the PC. Switch it on.
  2. Click Start.
  3. Click Run.
  4. Enter devmgmt.msc and click OK. This opens the device manager.
  5. One driver should be listed in "Ports." The other driver should be listed in "Universal Serial Bus controllers". You might see a yellow warning icon.
  6. Right-click on the driver.
  1. Right-click on each driver (one at a time).
  2. Choose "Update Driver."
  3. The wizard starts for either step 1 or step 2 above.
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