Classroom Resource: NXT-G Software Troubleshooting Tips


·      Turn off robot educator or use patch if NXT-G (the programming interface) is running very slowly (Macintosh)

·      Delete memory using the NXT window if you get a error message saying the NXT is out of memory. 

·      Don’t use Bluetooth to download program, use the USB cables. 

·      Make sure you are running the program you think you are, check the display.  The name should match the program name on the computer. 

·      If a block is just not doing what it is supposed do, delete it and start with a new block. 

·      Make sure the connections to motors/ports match the programming interface.  

·      Write a simple program and try that if a complex program is not working. 

·      Build on a program that works, test often and add to it.  Don’t start with a really complex program.