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  1. It's probably too late for this question based on your last post but are you saying that plugging in hour drive causes an issue immediately? If I remember correctly because it's been a while, I could push the SD card back in after starting Native and it would continue running fine. If you chose to close Native then you might have to do the routine again. It's just the startup where it does a serial number read that causes the problem. It's not really the serial read. It's just a bug in the call to the API. They are not treating the return code properly.
  2. @sdsingle Have you tried unplugging the drive, starting HX Edit/Native and then plugging it back in? The drive serial number read (security) is usually the problem and as far as I know, only happens at the beginning. I know it's not ideal but it's better than nothing.
  3. If you managed to get to the third page of the link in datacommando's reply, you would have seen my comment. HX Edit appearing not to open is exactly the SD card problem. I'm not saying it's your problem but it sure sounds that way. It was/is a problem for HX Edit, Helix Native and Pod Go Edit. It has to do with reading your hard drive serial number. (It's used as part of the security) The software starts but you never see the interface because it crashes before showing anything. Whoever wrote the serial number code didn't account for the possibility of not having one and ignored the API return code.
  4. I don't think anybody is disputing that the responsibility lies with Line 6. I think what you have to do is look at it from their perspective. They have software that runs on two different operating systems and their variants. When something changes in the driver model you have significant work to do. It sounds simple but driver development is one of the hardest things to do. There's people out there running Windows 7 - 11. Do you maintain a different driver for each operating system? Do you create the new driver and do all the necessary testing to make sure you don't break it for the majority of people not running Windows 11? At the moment it's an incompatibility with a new operating system feature rather than something that doesn't work at all. It may down the road or it may not. I remember when the driver model changed for Windows 7. Hewlett Packard is a pretty large company and they chose to abandon a significant number of legacy printers. It wasn't just a new feature that had to be turned off. You just had to buy a new printer and laser printers weren't cheap back then. I'm not a Microsoft or Apple champion but from a development perspective Microsoft is far more concerned about compatibility for existing software than Apple. Most things just work in the newest operating system without you having to be concerned.
  5. The SD card issue may be your problem.
  6. The section in the release notes with the header "New Cabs and IRs now use 66-80% Less DSP" makes me hopeful. It says "Due to further improvements to Helix Core" and "Older Hybrid cabs use the same amount of DSP as in earlier firmware." My hope would be that the new cab engine with lower DSP usage would make it into the Pod Go. It's likely to be watered down but I'll take what I can get.
  7. The driver isn't broken. It's just incompatible with the operating system feature. The memory allocation (you need to use different memory allocation APIs and the proper flags when allocating memory), code/data segment flags (data areas cannot be marked executable, executable areas must be read-only etc.) and alignment requirements (code/data segments must be aligned to the memory page size) have changed. The only solution is Line 6 building a new driver.
  8. Apparently MusicLaw and I had the same thought at the same time. His was better, I forgot to mention latency. You need a Bluetooth transmitter. They make them for TVs. They generally have a 3.5 mm plug so you would also need a Y cable that goes from the Helix 1/4 in outs to a female stereo adapter or you could just plug it into the headphone out. They make fancier Bluetooth transmitters with more inputs which may eliminate the need for the cable. I'm not an engineer so try this at your own risk.
  9. You're welcome. I wish they would just fix the issue. I reported it in a ticket ages ago. I included a disassembly of the code pointing out the error and source code with a fix. I guess it's low priority.
  10. Do you have an SD card in that laptop? Read the link below. I have no idea if the bug has been patched yet.
  11. 1) Go to this link. https://line6.com/software/index.html 2) Select Pod Go, Firmware, Windows 10 and hit the Go button. 3) You should see the firmware 1.40 release notes. Scroll down until you see the blue Get Download button at the end of the release notes. (There's more than one set of release notes so don't just scroll to the bottom of the page.) 4) After clicking Get Download and agreeing to the terms you machine will download the firmware file.
  12. Has anyone looked at Cantabile? https://www.cantabilesoftware.com/
  13. The Legendary Drive was too DSP intensive to make it into the Pod Go and the Prince of Tone is called the Heir Apparent.
  14. I think that would be great but from a development perspective there's the 80/20 rule. It's the idea that 80% of the content takes 20% of the time and the other 20% of the content takes 80% of the time. That sort of thing drives up the cost a lot and you are committed to doing it for every item added in a future update. I think Line 6 decided that the YouTube community does a good job at showing you how to use the unit and they have monetary incentive to do it fairly well.
  15. Has anyone from Canada had one repaired? I can't remember where I read it (maybe The Gear Page) but someone suggested that Yorkville Audio is the authorized service company here in Canada and you have to take it to your local Long & McQuade dealer. Long & McQuade has a relationship with Yorkville Audio. They seemed to have no idea what I was talking about when I called.
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