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Windows is a metafamily of graphical operating systems developed, marketed, and sold by Microsoft.

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CH340G and CP2102 devices not recognized with Thinkpad L380

I have three different devices, none of them gets recognized on my new Thinkpad L380 running Windows 10: Arduino Nano Clone with CH340G chip (USB2Serial) NodeMCU (Lolin V3) with CH 340G chip (...
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Prevent Arduino IDE from rebuilding the core library after every restart

I have an Arduino IDE 1.8.5 setup (installed from the ZIP file) which I use to work exclusively with a single board. Every time the IDE is restarted, the first compilation takes much longer than ...
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why of 2 identical micro-controllers, only one can connect to a given device?

I am working with 2 identical (Arduino) Adafruit Feather M0 Bluefruit LEs. Only one of them can connect to a Universal Windows Platform app running on a Windows 10 machine. The other connection fails ...
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Problem on sms.GetSMS(pos,n,smsbuffer,100); - candidate expects 5 arguments, 4 provided

I have problems on sms.GetSMS(pos,n,smsbuffer,100);. This is my coding: #include <LiquidCrystal.h> #include "SIM900.h" #include "sms.h" #include "SoftwareSerial.h" #include "sms.h" #include &...
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Run python in Windows OS installed in micro SD card which is read by Arduino microcontroller board

I have a python code which runs in my computer with Windows operating system. The code reads some images as input, extends some cognitive services apis from Microsoft azure and finally give an audio ...
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CH340 Nano avrdude: stk500_getsync() not in sync resp=0xa4

I'm trying to upload some code to an non-arduino nano with the CH340G chip, and the avrdude refuses to let me upload. The error I'm getting is: Using Port : COM4 Using Programmer ...
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Unknown USB Device (Device Descriptor Request Failed) - Win 10

I am posting a possible solution here for any online searches happening upon this exact issue. So I have a third party board (Mega 2560) and I was plagued with my board intermittently working, on ...
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Use Wii Remote and Arduino to emulate a keyboard for Windows 10?

Is it possible to use an Arduino to communicate with a Wii Remote, connect the Arduino to a Windows 10 computer, and have the Wii Remote inputs be translated into keyboard keys for Windows 10? I've ...
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ISSUE with USING WINUSB Driver & Arduino AS USB &LUFA/ CATERINA boatloader

Project Goal: Create a custom USBDevice. Name of device : "CapiaZ" Board used: Arduino MICRO summary: I was able to modify the Caterina boatloader for my CapiaZ board, to have a specific VID & ...
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Project structure to build for PC and Arduino

Recently I have started developing for Arduino Uno. I have 10 years experience in software development (C#, Delphi), but not much with C/C++. Compiling the Arduino sketches seems a little slow, and ...
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After burning bootloader, Windows 10 doesn't recognize the USB device

I just built my own version of an Arduino Micro, using the ATMEGA32u4 chip. I burned the bootloader to it via another Arduino (Arduino Nano from banggood.com). The Arduino Nano uses an ATMEGA328 chip,...
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My Arduino isn't showing up on my computer. What should I do?

You have your spangly new Arduino board, you've installed the software, and you plug it in. Nothing happens. Diagnosing problems may be a little tricky for the beginner, so what hoops should you go ...
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Can I run arduino on Windows Embedded Compact 2013?

I'm actually working on a robotic project for which I'm planning to use arduino to drive the wheels.For this, I want to send signals from my Onboard embedded computer (which has Windows Embedded ...
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Accidentally plugged in Arduino Uno before installing software, now it's not recognized by Windows 10, only powered by usb port

Just got a new Arduino Uno, accidentally plugged it in before installing the IDE and windows installed its drivers and had it under ports as a generic device on COM3 (it wasn't named Arduino Uno on ...
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Windows stops recognizing Arduinos

I've just got my first Arduino Pro Mini and a USB to TTL chip. When I try to upload the program I get the message The uploader process failed followed by avrdude: ser_open(): can't open device "\\.\...
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Upload of sketch with avrdude stuck only outside of IDE

When uploading my sketch to my Genuino Micro with the Arduino IDE, everything works perfectly. This is the command issued: C:\Users\<user>\AppData\Local\Arduino15\packages\arduino\tools\avrdude\...
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Arduino - Windows can't find the drivers

I bought an Arduino UNO R3 Yesterday. It's a Chinese clone. But it has the Atmega328p and MEGA16U2 both. I've installed the IDE fully. But it can't find the ports. The Tools > Ports option is greyd ...
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Communication between Raspberry PI (Windows IOT) and Arduino with ESP8266

I'm currently working on a Home Automation project where I have a Raspberry Pi on Windows IoT which communicates with multiple arduinos running on FreeRTOS (I need multi-tasking). At the moment the ...
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Previous and updated releases of Arduino IDE are not be able to start on Win 8.1 x64

I have tried to install many versions of IDE, but non of them has started successfully. There is just the logo of the program shows up and then nothing happens. My laptop: Toshiba Satellite C50-A630 ...
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Can we write text file to SD card that can also be read in windows?

I tried to use Arduino SD Library, I was able to run Datalogger and Dumpfile sample application to verify that the bits and bytes are written perfectly in the SD card. When I tried to read from ...
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Identify connected PC per Arduino

Question: Is there a way to collect any data (e.g. MAC addresses, installed devices, driver versions, etc.) from a PC by simply connecting an Arduino via USB to it, so that this PC can be clearly ...
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IDE will not open in Windows 10

I have loaded the Arduino IDE on Windows 10 32-bit on a 64-bit machine. This is my kids' laptop so they don't have admin privileges but, I installed it with admin privileges. I have restarted the ...
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Cannot upload sketch to Arduino Nano

I've been using Arduino UNO for quite sometime and brought a new Arduino Nano. When I connected it to my computer, the power usb lit up and the blink sketch started running ( as expected of course). ...
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Arduino Nano Update failure - avrdude: stk500_recv(): programmer is not responding

Before I tear all my hair and teeth out, can anyone please help. I have tried googling an answer and have not found anything. My Setup: Win7 64bit Arduino 1.6.9 IDE freshly reinstalled COM14 port ...
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Does serial communication between PC and Arduino has to be in a loop?

I am trying to send a few variables from my python script to my Arduino. I am using pySerial. I am able to send the variables to the Arduino, but my Arduino sketch runs only for a second and then ...
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Cannot connect device with nRF8001 Bluetooth LE to Windows 10 PC

I've built a device using an IMUduino board, which is supposed to be similar to Arduino Leonardo board with a nRF8001 bluetooth. I was able to connect my device to an Android phone using the nRF UART ...
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press windows key using keyboard.press();

Is it possible to allow an arduino Leonardo to simulate pressing the windows key using the keyboard.press(......); command? If so, what is the required value?
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Arduino Nano - Unknown USB device

I just bought an Arduino Nano v3.0 (compatible? +- 5$) and I cannot connect it to my computer (Windows 8.1 64bit, Arduino IDE 1.6.8 installed). The Arduino was bought as a clone but shows GRAVITECH....
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Arduino Pro Micro troubles

I recently bought a brand new Arduino pro micro from Amazon, I set it up according to the instructions on sparkfun, except that when I plug it in, Windows doesn't even show that it tried to install ...
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Java + JSSC + Arduino + Windows

I want to know the basics of Arduino serial communications and connection with a Java application in Windows. Can anybody provide me with a sample Java program that upon running just makes an Arduino ...
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How can I easily see which COM port is used by Arduino?

I'm rather disappointed because I just bought arduino and I am unable to upload any projects. The error I get is: avrdude: ser_open(): can't open device "\\.\COM3": Časový limit semaforu vypršel. ...
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How to test Arduino behaviour on Windows? [duplicate]

Hello fellow Arduino enthusiasts, I created an Arduino project for a Mega2560 board in Microsoft Visual Studio. Before loading the code on the board I want to test it on my Windows desktop computer. ...
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“Update driver software” not showing. :(

I've followed tutorials installing arduino drivers for a while, but this is getting in my way: The all-important "Update driver software" button isn't showing? Can anyone explain this and how I can ...
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How do I install Arduino drivers?

I need to install my Arduino drivers, but Windows 8.1 doesn't seem to like Arduino, and it greys out the update driver button. Therefore I can't select the drivers from the drivers folder in my ...
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Problems with Windows 8.1 install of Arduino IDE

I have replaced my Arduino, thinking it would solve the problem, but I still get it. Whenever I try to upload code, I get the error messages programmer is not responding and not in sync. Then I heard ...