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System requirements and supported cables
« on: 11:05 AM - 03/26/18 »
System Requirements
The minimum system requirements are:
 - Windows 7 SP1 32-bit
 - CPU with 2 logical cores, 1.8GHz
 - 1Gb RAM
 - 15Mb free storage

The recommended system requirements are:
 - Windows 10 64-bit
 - CPU with 4 logical cores, 2.66GHz
 - 4Gb RAM
 - 50Mb free storage

OS Versions
The supported OS version are:
 - Windows 7 (must have SP1 installed)
 - Windows 8.1 (windows 8 is not supported)
 - Windows 10 (must have "Windows 10 Anniversary Update 1607" installed)

Prerequisities
You must install these first:
 - .NET Framework 4.7.1: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=56115
 - Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributable for Visual Studio 2017 both 64 and 32 bit: https://www.visualstudio.com/downloads/

Supported Cables
Right now the only supported easy transfer cables are:

 - Belkin win 7 version "F5U279"
 - Belkin win 8 version "F4U060", may also be called as "F4U060CW"
 - Pluggable Transfer Cable "USB-EASY-TRAN"


In addition there are cables that are not officially supported, but there are users that have reported these to work:

 - Belkin win vista version "F5U258"


These all will work on all Win 7, 8.1 and 10 regardless of the naming.

Any other cables that are not on this list will NOT WORK !!!

Also do not even try the regular usb cables that have male type-A connector on both ends. Those are not even intended to be used for something like this and might damage your XIM and / or PC.
« Last Edit: 11:36 AM - 06/18/18 by W11cE »

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Re: Supported Cables
« Reply #1 on: 12:26 PM - 03/26/18 »
What exactly does the CW mean? I'm pretty sure the cable I have is labeled as just F4U060.

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Re: Supported Cables
« Reply #2 on: 03:54 PM - 03/26/18 »
What exactly does the CW mean? I'm pretty sure the cable I have is labeled as just F4U060.

They are the same item, they will work both, don't know why it's named like that.

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Re: Supported Cables
« Reply #3 on: 01:23 PM - 03/27/18 »
Oh, good point. Never noticed that it may be called with both names.

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Re: Supported Cables
« Reply #4 on: 09:01 AM - 04/06/18 »
Will this cable work it's Belkin and manufacturer# f5u258

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Re: Supported Cables
« Reply #5 on: 08:21 PM - 04/06/18 »
Will this cable work it's Belkin and manufacturer# f5u258


I don't think so, cause he clearly stated that other cables will not work except the ones that are in the list. But I don't know, I'm maybe wrong.

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Re: Supported Cables
« Reply #6 on: 08:22 PM - 04/06/18 »
as long as the cable looks like this one here it should be fine :)

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Re: Supported Cables
« Reply #7 on: 10:29 PM - 04/06/18 »
I couldn't find the Pluggable Transfer Cable "USB-EASY-TRAN" , only thing I found on amazon is Plugable Windows Transfer Cable for Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7, Vista, XP.
are they the same model ?
« Last Edit: 10:36 PM - 04/06/18 by klaminza »

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Re: Supported Cables
« Reply #8 on: 11:04 PM - 04/06/18 »
Welcome to the community. Yes, that looks like the same one. One the box picture you see it says for the chipset: Prolific PL-25A1. Which is pretty interesting because 25A1 is actually the USB Product ID number that it declares when asked for it's USB descriptor (which you typically don't see outside of the descriptor).
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Re: Supported Cables
« Reply #9 on: 05:01 AM - 04/07/18 »
What's the best one to get for Windows 10? I mean, I can see you're saying they all will work but what's the best in your opinion? thanks

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Re: Supported Cables
« Reply #10 on: 09:46 AM - 04/07/18 »
What's the best one to get for Windows 10? I mean, I can see you're saying they all will work but what's the best in your opinion? thanks

any Belkin Easy Transfer Cable will do, eg the Windows 7 or Windows 8 one
there isnt a best one as they all work the same, just go with the cheapest you can find in brand new condition on ebay (usually 2-10$)
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Re: Supported Cables
« Reply #12 on: 11:14 AM - 04/25/18 »
Any idea if these are sold in any retail stores? Bestbuy, walmart, target, etc?

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Re: Supported Cables
« Reply #13 on: 02:40 PM - 05/02/18 »
Any idea if these are sold in any retail stores? Bestbuy, walmart, target, etc?

I couldn't find any at retail stores and I checked all the one you listed. Of the reliable websites, Ebay was the cheapest at $9.99 with free shipping. Amazon has them for like $23.99.
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Re: Supported Cables
« Reply #14 on: 09:31 PM - 05/06/18 »
Belkin model# F5U258 does work with XIm Link. Was just using it yesterday. When I was using it with my Xim 4 few years ago, I thought it was broken and shelved it away. Since I just got Apex last week , I decided to try it if it still works  - and it does.