EXCEL Example - Run-Time ERROR 53 ps3000aWrap.dll

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EXCEL Example - Run-Time ERROR 53 ps3000aWrap.dll

Post by gsanchez »


I´m using a 3404B oscilloscope with a Windows XP based PC.

I installed PicoScope an It runs well, I calibrated each probe.

Then I tried to use the SDK (PS3000asdk_r10_5_0_32) running the EXCEL example, I followed the instructions regarding the DLL files.

And I got an error message: Run-Time Error '53': File not found: ps3000aWrap.dll

I even change the code putting the complete path to this file but I still have the same error!

I noticed that the corresponding file under x64 directory has the size and time stamp.

I´m using Excel 2007.

Any ideas?

Thank you!

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Re: EXCEL Example - Run-Time ERROR 53 ps3000aWrap.dll

Post by Hitesh »

Hi gsanchez,

I have responded via your e-mail support ticket.

In addition to the new dlls provided (will be available in the next SDK release) please ensure that you have the Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 Redistributable (x86 or x64 depending on your system) installed on your PC:

x86 for 32-bit: http://www.microsoft.com/en-gb/download ... px?id=5555

x64 for 64-bit: http://www.microsoft.com/en-gb/download ... x?id=14632

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