Hi ashamed to ask this, guess there are numerous issues alike, and hate going backwards, covid shot got me down and now trying to ressurect......
Using the USBASP and a cheap dongle, ( I have used hundreds/thousands of times, well since crash (me i.e.) where i mucked up (bricked)several boards and havnt tried to come back until now) when not connected to board, my win XP and my W10 seem to recognize the USB, but, when
connecting to the board, suddenly the USB seem to get lost
in the first case I get: -1 check you connections ...
second case I get :
Warning: cannot query manufacturer for device: usb_control_msg: sending control message failed, win error: En enhet som õr ansluten till datorn fungerar inte.
avrdude: error: could not find USB device "USBasp" with vid=0x16c0 pid=0x5dc
would be very greatful if I could get past this .... and get back at least yogging
edit: using avrdude i.e.
ed2: it seem to be some state change in the USBASP, the second message persists until unplugging and plugging in again