Windows XP support

In case you would like to control a WaveShaper from a Windows XP based computer, you face the issue that the latest versoion of the WaveManager as well as the WaveShaper App do not support that operating system.

There are following workarounds possible:

In case you have a Series A WaveShaper (which includes an Ethernet port): Connect the WaveShaper using an Ethernet connection to your Win XP computer and use the internal Webserver on the WaveShaper to control the device.

In case you have a previous generation (“S-Series”) WaveShaper you need to use the latest version of the WaveManager which did support Windows XP: In this case please download and install following package:

In case further support is required please contact the Finisar Instruments support group on

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