[argyllcms] Re: Optix DTP94 and Windows 8

  • From: Graeme Gill <graeme@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: argyllcms@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 12 Feb 2013 12:57:12 +1100

Anthony wrote:

> After looking here and there on Internet, managed to install the drivers for 
> my 
> Optix DPT94 with the Argyll driver set in Windows 8 pro, 64-bit commercial 
> version. This method *might* work well for similar devices.

        installing on MSWin 8 has been mentioned a couple of times on
this list.

> The basic idea is outlined here : 
> http://www.pcpro.co.uk/blogs/2012/08/06/getting-older-drivers-to-work-in-
> windows-8/

> What I did :
> I modified the inf file for the optix dtp94 furnished with the Argyll driver 
> set, removing any reference to the catalog security files, saved it as 
> DTP94_modified.inf with the other Argyll drivers. As an added precaution, I 
> renamed the catalog files as *.cat.old and the original inf as inf.old.

Hmm. My impression was that there is no need to modify the .inf file.
It should work as-is. Did you try that ?

> Follow the instructions as outlined in the aforementioned link (and 
> elsewhere) 
> to re-boot with the “Disable Driver Signature Enforcement” mode.

Yes, this is the critical step.

> it all works! Test in other usb ports, then re-boot. This should, if I 
> understand, re-activate the driver signing rules.


Thanks for the feedback.

Graeme Gill.

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