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Can't download program to controller 
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Post Can't download program to controller
I can download my program to my robot just fine, however I can't do the same for the controller. I searched everywhere, what seems to be the problem here? (attached is the error message image)

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Using vex cortex, and the 4.0 robotc application


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Sat May 24, 2014 5:32 pm
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Post Re: Can't download program to controller
Have you tried updating the F/W? I don't use VEX, but the error message suggests that the F/W is out of date.


Sat Jul 19, 2014 8:49 am
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Post Re: Can't download program to controller
How are you connecting the controller to the PC? You have to use the USB A-A cable from the PC into the VEXnet port on the controller to update the firmware.

I don't believe you can download any other program to the controller (aside from the firmware). The controller does not run any user programs.

If you're trying to use the programming cable (USB - serial) plugged into the Program port of the controller, that allows the RobotC debugger to download code and control the robot via VEXnet. A very handy thing.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014 12:09 pm
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Post Re: Can't download program to controller
I'm having the same problem with multiple computers. Please someone help.


Wed Sep 10, 2014 11:04 am
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Post Re: Can't download program to controller
Alot of times I just have to turn everything off unplug everything, then turn everything on again.

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