Installing and upgrading the programmer
Installation of programmer on computer is very easy.
1.TMPro software: download from here and unarchive in any folder.
– Windows 10,11 users:
case 1 – If computer is connected to Internet and Windows Update is turned ON – Windows will install drivers automatically. Sometimes you have to wait a bit more, please be patient.
case 2 – If computer is not connected to Internet or Windows Update is not turned ON – download drivers installer from here and save it to any folder. Then run it and drivers will install automatically.
– Windows 7 users – if Windows asks for drivers download drivers from here
– Windows XP users – download drivers from here
After drivers are installed successfully start TMPro2.exe software. If everything is OK, in left down corner of software you have to see message: No file loaded. Your TMPro programmer is ready for use.
TMPro programmer can be installed on unlimited number of computers.
If you run TMPro software BEFORE installing of programmer, you may face this error: “Program cannot start because FTD2XX.dll is missing”.
If in left down corner of software you see message “Hardware NOT found“, this means that something with driver instalation is wrong. Restart computer and try again with drivers installation.
NOTE 1 – about upgrading your box to new design with red antenna: If your TMPro box is with white antenna and round 8-pin connector you can easy upgrade it to new design with red antenna. You must buy box upgrade set. Price is 15 Euro. All benefits of new TMPro design and full details about how to upgrade your box you can view here (PDF 2.5Mb).
NOTE 2 – for owners of older TMPro hardware without round 8-pin connector: If you wish to upgrade your hardware for to use full functionality, you must buy hardware upgrade set. Price is 30 Euro. Details about how to add round 8-pin connector to box you can view here (PDF 455Kb).
NOTE 1 – if you face problem with Windows 10,11 USB drivers: Use computer with Windows XP or Windows 7 and update USB port of your box with TMPro USB port update (click to download). After applying of update there will be no more problems with drivers.
NOTE 2 – if some texts do not appear correctly in software. To fix this problem you must change Windows settings for language for non-unicode programs. How to do this is explained HERE.