I run windows vista. witch has been a pain in the ass to do arduino. i have one more file to delete, that i can not find on the down load page.i will get back to you on 11-12-14. i have to work some long hours. i work on electrical overhead cranes in the steel mills in gary in. i am more of hardware guy, i have a eet degree, suck at software. started with the 555 timer chip. thanks for all your support . got the book from amazon. cant wait to get this working.
i have tried what you said , same thing. i am also using a 9v wall wart. i did the self test opened the serial monitor in the arduino and everything passes exept touchscreen. i wonder if it the arduino uno board? can i use a duemilanove board?