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Crying as this is about Zwift

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20 Mar
4:00pm, 20 Mar 2020
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Gobi
I feel sick as I write this but I need some racing to stay sharp(there are certain efforts I cant do outside of a race, mentally). Has anyone got zwift working on a PC ? If yes do you use the companion add on? Did you need new bluetooth drivers ? I really dont want to buy an IPAD for something I really dont want.
20 Mar
4:07pm, 20 Mar 2020
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Windsor Wool
Gobi - yes, I have zwift working on a PC, Mac, iPad and iphone.

I tend to have the main event running on one, the companion app on one of the others.

I didn't need to install anything over and above the zwift software / companion app.

Zwift is pretty good. Hope your tears dry!
20 Mar
4:13pm, 20 Mar 2020
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Gobi
Not likely as I hate the though of using zwift and looks like I wont need to as I cant get it to see work with any devices
20 Mar
4:30pm, 20 Mar 2020
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TRO Saracen
I run mine off PC and IPhone, long while since I set it up but I remember

- I did need upgraded graphics card
- I stuck in one of those Ant+ receivers, which I think receives my watt bike bike data.
- then WiFi to connect PC to internet às normal.

Certainly no arsing around with Bluetooth drivers and only have the companion app on my phone.

I only use the companion app when not riding (to book events mainly) and mine is a simple one way set up no erg mode or anything just the watts and cadence on my Wattbike converting to a Zwift speed.
20 Mar
4:33pm, 20 Mar 2020
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larkim
No experience of any of these, but did see that RGT is currently free to use due to the virus crisis.

cyclingnews.com
20 Mar
4:58pm, 20 Mar 2020
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Gobi
Relax I got it working and did 7 mins.

Oh my ficking god no !!!!!!

Deleted. I shall give up racing for now
18 Apr
9:44am, 18 Apr 2020
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Gobi
turns out this isnt strictly true

Installed and using it for just over 3 weeks now , I'm still not gaming but the racing is pushing me hard and that means I am having to accept the value of the App.

Arse :¬)
17 Nov
11:47am, 17 Nov 2020
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Gobi
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