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I hav just bought two Anywhere USB devices and are having the same issues on two different OS's under VMware ESX server 3.x:
1) Windows 2003 Enterprise Server SP2
2) Windows 2000 Advanced Server SP4

I have followed the instructions with regards to usbd.sys on both systems, however I do not get any connection to the AnywhereUSB device, just "Connecting to this Computer..."

the device is on the same subnet as both these Vm images, and has a static IP. there is no firewall between any of the systems, and no software firewall is installed on either system.

help, please.
asked Sep 18, 2007 in USB Serial by StuWilson New to the Community (1 point)

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Hi Stu,

I encountered exactly the same problem. Please let me know, if you have a resolution to it.

Cheers,
Stefan
answered Sep 18, 2007 by sknobloc New to the Community (1 point)
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Ok

I found a solution.

Since the device was added after Sercice pack 2 was installed, I tried reinstallign service pack 2, restarted the OS, and then tried reconnecting, and everything worked.

Before all this, I connected the unit direct to a non-vmware lan pc, installed the latest drivers, connected nad that worked, also it updated the firmware to the latest version.
answered Sep 18, 2007 by StuWilson New to the Community (1 point)
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Hello,

Thanks for the information and apologies for not getting back to you sooner. We'll make note of this.

Mike Swift
mikes@digi.com
answered Sep 18, 2007 by swifty32661 Seasoned Professional (185 points)
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