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RTL1090imu.exe will not install

Posted: Sun Aug 18, 2019 4:35 pm
by claude2
Hello,
I am trying to install RTL1090 and get error message - an internet connection must be present, but was not found.
I have searched for help to this problem and found a post from 2016 (attached) but do not know how to do what is suggested. Could you please expand your answer to enable me to install this program.
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Thanks for any help you can provide.
Claude

Re: RTL1090imu.exe will not install

Posted: Mon Aug 19, 2019 6:32 pm
by claude2
As of today, 8 19, 41 people have viewed my post BUT none have made a reply!
Please, if you see my post and have any idea how do do any of the three suggested solutions to this problem, post your idea so that i and others can solve this problem.

Thanks, Claude

Re: RTL1090imu.exe will not install

Posted: Tue Aug 20, 2019 5:45 am
by rtlsdrblog
Where are you downloading rtl1090imu from?

It's possible that the rtl1090 website and project are recently dead as I cannot load their website anymore, it just redirects to jetvision. If their website and servers are down, it won't download.

Most people are using dump1090 https://github.com/MalcolmRobb/dump1090 or modesdeco http://xdeco.org/?page_id=39 these days.

Re: RTL1090imu.exe will not install

Posted: Wed Aug 21, 2019 9:45 pm
by claude2
Thanks for replying.
As I have been fighting this problem for weeks now and getting not very far, I forget where I downloaded RTL1090imu. I have received information from you tube and tinhat ranch and other places.

I have downloaded dump1090 and am also at loss there as to how and where this program is installed.
I will check the sites you provided and see what I can do with the programs.

i really like to do all of my own work with the computer but RTLSDR is very difficult for me. A lot of the procedures are things that I have never done before and as such are very puzzling.

Thanks for your help and if I get stuck I will send another SOS.

Thanks,
Claude

Re: RTL1090imu.exe will not install

Posted: Thu Aug 22, 2019 1:09 pm
by Username
I can recommend Modesdeco2 who work perfect for me.
Do you share your Data?

Re: RTL1090imu.exe will not install

Posted: Fri Aug 23, 2019 1:01 am
by rtlsdrblog
claude2 wrote:
Wed Aug 21, 2019 9:45 pm
Thanks for replying.
As I have been fighting this problem for weeks now and getting not very far, I forget where I downloaded RTL1090imu. I have received information from you tube and tinhat ranch and other places.

I have downloaded dump1090 and am also at loss there as to how and where this program is installed.
I will check the sites you provided and see what I can do with the programs.

i really like to do all of my own work with the computer but RTLSDR is very difficult for me. A lot of the procedures are things that I have never done before and as such are very puzzling.

Thanks for your help and if I get stuck I will send another SOS.

Thanks,
Claude
dump1090 and modesdeco2 are command line programs. Modesdeco2 is probably the easiest to work with if you don't have much terminal experience. I believe it comes with a .bat file that can just be run, and some decent text instructions.