I had great difficulty with connecting my Micrologix 1000 to Microstarter software. I followed Russells videos yet still had some diffculty. I am using an old Acer desktop and a 1761 CBL PM02 SER 2 cable with the Microstarter Software from Rockwell.
My issue was resloved by research, I had to download my cables driver. I went to plccables.com and downloaded the driver. I would reccommend watching this video on youtube for detailed advice. piece of advice, install the driver (2) twice as it installs in two parts. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dIhqPFAqCVo
This woorks and if oyu have any questions let me know I would love to help.
Good luck guys!