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  1. Keyence Ladder builder software

    I need to connect to the old PLC with the old software (I have the trial version of Ladder Builder version 1.5) to upload the original program.  I have the new software (trial version of KV Studio) for when I get the existing program out of the old PLC so that I can convert it and download it to the new PLC. I am located in Ohio.  I emailed my Keyence contact yesterday with this issue and they are sending my question to their contacts.  I guess I was just hoping somebody else here ran into this particular problem so that I can get this issue completed.
  2. Trying to change out an old flakey Keyence KV-24R processor with a current KV-24DR.  The Ladder Builder software I need to upload the program form the old PLC has to run on an XP computer.  I was finally able to install a trial version of the software (after waiting a couple weeks for for access to an XP computer from the company IT department). The software ran the first time, but I had to restart my computer.  After restarting my computer, when I try to run the Ladder Builder software, I get "Illegal initialization data" and the software shuts down.  I have reinstalled the software a few times already.  I have left a message for Keyence, but they don't support their own products in America (they are sending my question to Japan.  Anybody have any ideas?   Sean