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I'm currently digging through my old hard drives for the files to install on my latest laptop. It worked on my Windows 7 laptop, so hopefully I can make the magic happen one more time on Windows 10.

EDIT - Looks like the 60degV6 gang dropped them in some zip files:
http://www.60degreev6.com/vb5/articles/computers
I think this was where I got them ~5yrs ago, last time I needed them, too. Hopefully, they still work.

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Did you get a copy? I have it if you need it still.
 

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Do not forget the line of code that needs to be modified in the Windows registry to get the software out of demo mode.
Hey Brian, not sure if you are around or if anyone else knows, but what is the registry change to get the software out of demo mode? I'd like to avoid dragging my desktop down two flights of stairs to the garage to plug into the car just so I can edit tunes with the luxury of multiple large monitors. 🙃
 

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C'mon, I remember when PT came out before we all realized we'd need to get laptops, and dragging desktops out to the driveway was a way of life. :ROFLMAO:

I forget the database trick, but you can also build (or maybe buy nowadays) an off-board cable that will mimic your car, and just plug in a PCM and 12v source with switched power (OBD plug, PCM blue plug, and the few necessary connections). This enables both initial registration and standalone tuning ability for a backup PCM, etc. (or not using a laptop, in this case). Just an option if nobody else has the solution off-hand.
 

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C'mon, I remember when PT came out before we all realized we'd need to get laptops, and dragging desktops out to the driveway was a way of life. :ROFLMAO:

I forget the database trick, but you can also build (or maybe buy nowadays) an off-board cable that will mimic your car, and just plug in a PCM and 12v source with switched power (OBD plug, PCM blue plug, and the few necessary connections). This enables both initial registration and standalone tuning ability for a backup PCM, etc. (or not using a laptop, in this case). Just an option if nobody else has the solution off-hand.
hahaha, I do remember when PT came out. I had a laptop (with a serial port) at the time, but I still dragged my desktop out to the garage...for the exact same reasons I want to now. Only the monitors now are way nicer than Mitsubishi Diamondtrons. I was in a single level house back then though, and somehow my PC now is way larger and weighs way more than back then.

I do have an off-board, but it's in storage 4ish hours away.

Get it figured out?
I did not. Dave's comment spurred my memory that the reg hack is probably the one out there in the tuning dropbox (with the DBF file). But it doesn't seem to work on Windows10. Tried it on a few different machines. Tried writing a new reg file based on what it should look like in Windows10, but that didn't work either.
 

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Ya, Win10 is finicky with ole DHP dinosaur software that was happy from XP thru Win7. I got it to run last year, but it tends to error on start-up most times (bought HPT after that, to have something still supported and modern).
 

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I can't seem to get .NET framework 1.1 to work on Windows 11. I have a Windows 7 turd that I can probably make into a dedicated DHP machine if I get a new battery though. Would that be a better option?
 

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Yes. I was having issues on 10, so I'm sure 11 is worse. 7 was the last reliable one, since Charles at DHP wrote this back in XP/NT days, and updates died off only 3-4yrs after release.
 
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Found one.

 

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I have a dhp power tuner. The problem is I do not have the software is there anywhere I can download it. If I can't find it I am going to buy a different tuner. Should I just go with a new one?
i got a bunch of 2001 buick regal gs tunes ive collecting for my car from xxp changing pulleys and stuff if you want their hpt files i can convert to bin
 

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hey new guy here.....did you get this to work? i tried putting on a laptop with windows 10 and it was asking for 1.1.4322.....i couldnt find that specific one so wondered if this worked for you
thanks, Max
 
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