Supplement to the PHANTOM Omni User`s Guide

WARNINGS
Installing PHANTOM® Device Drivers on
Windows® Vista
The installation procedures for installing on Vista have some noted differences from the
installation instructions provided in the PHANTOM User’s Guide for installing on
Windows XP. Please read through this document before you begin installing the PDD to
ensure a successful install. It includes helpful troubleshooting information.
Before you get started
If you are installing fresh on a new system, and you are installing a 1394 FireWire device,
either the PHANTOM Omni® or PCC, do not connect this device until you have
completed installation of the PHANTOM Device Drivers (PDD).
STEP 1. Update Root Certificates
Before installing the PDD we recommend you update Root Certificates. This is done
through the Microsoft website. Use the following link in your browser to go directly to
the Update Root Certificate download page and follow the instructions for updating the
root certificates.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=F814EC0E-EE7E-435E99F8-20B44D4531B0&displaylang=en
If you have trouble with the link, visit www.microsoft.com and click Downloads and
Trials > Download Center. Search All Downloads for Root Certificates and follow the
instructions.
STEP 2. Installing PDD
Begin the PDD installation by double-clicking the setup.exe.
Vista Message Windows and How to Respond
During the PDD installation Vista will pop-up various control and warning windows.
Please read through the information below to ensure that you respond appropriately.
Improper response can result in a corrupted installation.
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Vista User Account Control Window: These will pop-up several times
throughout the installation (as they do with all Vista installations) – Click
Continue to proceed with the installation.
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Windows Security
- Check to Always trust software from “SensAble Technologies Inc.”
- Click Install
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Program Compatibility Assistant referring to Program: Win32 Cabinet SelfExtractor (this window may not appear in Vista 64 bit installation)
- Select This program installed correctly
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PHANTOM Configuration Notice
This provides instructions for when you first launch the PHANTOM
Configuration control panel after installation (see below). Click OK.
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The first time you launch the PHANTOM Configuration control panel after
installation the following two windows will come up:
Click OK.
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! THE FOLLOWING IS CRITICAL – IF YOU DO NOT DO SELECT THE
CORRECT OPTION THEN THE CONTROL PANEL WILL NOT RUN
AGAIN
- Click Open the control panel using recommended settings.
TROUBLESHOOTING
PROBLEM: PHANTOM Configuration will not run from Control Panel
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If you have not installed correctly, and the PHANTOM Configuration control
panel icon will not run, then you must got to Start>Programs>SensAble
right-click PHANTOM Configuration and Run as Administrator to make
changes.
PROBLEM: The PHANTOM connected via 1394 FireWire is not recognized in
PHANTOM Test or the application.
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In the Start menu right-click My Computer and select Manage
o Select Device Manager
o Expand PHANTOM haptic devices
o Right-click SensAble Technologies IEEE 1394 Phantom Haptic Device
and click Update
o Then follow the wizard steps to find the driver
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