i bougth the cheapest reader and clips to read a 24c16wp on the board. i got the drivers install n the program seems to be working fine. i read that sometimes it can be done without taking the chip out so i try but nothing. im a complete rookie at this but im a fast learner. i just want to read the chip thats all.. i read that i maybe need an occilator something about keeping the prossesor sleep. maybe i got to get the chip out the board. maybe is the super cheap reader i bought. hope someone can help it will be much appriciated thanks.