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Mach3 not communicating with CNC.

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We have transferred our Mach3 program to a different computer and now our CNC is not communicating with the computer that we have transferred the software to.

Any help would be greatly appreciated!

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When you install an application like Mach3, you have to ensure that the corresponding drivers are also installed. For Mach3 it's not enough to simply copy the software. I believe you have to install the drivers for ports and machine recognition. Therefore, the full setup needs to be launched again to install the missing modules.

And just as I though, the Mach3 installs the drivers for the Parallel Port, as specified in the manual.

To read more, download the manual from the following link: http://www.machsupport.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/02/Mach3Mill_Install_Config.pdf

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