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Windows Drivers for GPIB PCII (ISA card)

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Hello NI! 

 

I have a very old machine here that has a National Instruments GPIB-PCII/IIA ISA card. Previously it was running Windows 95 but due to an angry polar bear the OS was damaged. I'm trying to re-install the drivers for this card but I'm having a hard time finding any. Here is the card:

 

http://sine.ni.com/nips/cds/view/p/lang/en/nid/1238

 

Now if you'll notice is says NI will nicely ship me drivers for $500 beans Canadian :smileysad: unfortunately we spent the last of our research budget on beer and can't afford to shell out for these. I also find this pretty weird because drivers for several other ISA cards are freely available (e.g.. http://joule.ni.com/nidu/cds/view/p/id/2315/lang/en ). I've also tried these drivers but they don't work (I get the Can't start, error code 10).

 

So what I'm hoping for is that someone can tell me where to find these drivers or what the name of the INF and VXDs might be so I can try to extract them from the old system.

 

Thanks,

 

John 

 

PS> sorry the image is blurry

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Re: Windows Drivers for GPIB PCII (ISA card)

Try poking around on the ftp site:

 

ftp://ftp.ni.com/support/gpib/

 

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Re: Windows Drivers for GPIB PCII (ISA card)

Assuming you are still using Windows 95, this driver is probably the one you are looking for:

 

http://joule.ni.com/nidu/cds/view/p/id/532/lang/en

 

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Re: Windows Drivers for GPIB PCII (ISA card)

Thanks for the tip, I was able to track down the drivers here:

 

ftp://ftp.ni.com/support/gpib/doswin3/gpib-pcii.iia/488.2/2.6/win/pcii.mode/

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