OBJECTIVE or GOAL
Run the calibration program for Waters 2996 PDA or Waters 996 PDA when operating with MassLynx and Windows 7.
- Windows 7
- Waters 2996 PDA Detector
- Waters 996 PDA Detector
Replace the PDACalib folder with the new version (attached):Close MassLynx.
Browse to and select the PDACalib folder: C:\MassLynx\PDACalib.
Right-click and select rename.
Rename the folder (for example, PDACalib_old).
Copy the new, unzipped PDACalib file into the MassLynx folder (C:\MassLynx).
To access PDA Calibration:
Browse to the PDACalib folder.
Right-click the file pdacalib_ni.bat and select “Run as administrator”.
The PDA Calibration window opens.
Note: if MassLynx / Inlet Editor is open, communications with the PDA will fail.
If a System Error pops up, refer to article #13941 (System Error "Program can’t start because mfc100.dll is missing from your computer").