avrdude: Version 5.11, compiled on Sep 2 2011 at 19:38:36 Copyright (c) 2000-2005 Brian Dean, http://www.bdmicro.com/ Copyright (c) 2007-2009 Joerg Wunsch System wide configuration file is "C:\Program Files\Arduino\arduino-1.0.1\hardware/tools/avr/etc/avrdude.conf" Using Port : \\.\COM3 Using Programmer : stk500v1 Overriding Baud Rate : 19200avrdude: Send: 0   avrdude: Send: 0   avrdude: Send: 0   avrdude: Recv: avrdude: stk500_getsync(): not in sync: resp=0x00avrdude done. Thank you.
I keep on getting an error invalid conversion from 'const char*' to 'uint8_t'
Binary sketch size: 5,176 bytes (of a 32,256 byte maximum)
Did you try the ArduinoISP sketch from the link I posted?