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Or simply click the x in the URHC of the window to close the Registry Editor tool. Dan August 5, 2006 8:02 PM Why not try a USB to PS2 converter? The name of the modem's port will be listed. I even tried an optical PS2 mouse with a serial adaptor and the red light under the mouse flickers a couple of times when windows loads but doesn't stay on so

Latest: MagnusTheBrewer, Mar 17, 2017 at 10:01 PM Politics and News AnandTech Forums: Technology, Hardware, Software, and Deals Home Forums > Hardware and Technology > Computer Help > Toggle Width Style Back to top #12 JohnC_21 JohnC_21 Members 17,312 posts ONLINE Local time:10:05 PM Posted 25 February 2015 - 04:34 PM I am out of ideas. Let's see if I remember this. To manually configure devices, use the device Properties dialog in Device Manager.Warning: Changing resource settings improperly can disable your hardware and cause your computer to malfunction or become inoperable.

RE: Serial Mouse not detected - Win98 tomatej (TechnicalUser) 5 Oct 03 17:08 Did you sort out this old issue? Once the site opens, open any item of interest. Any other methods that I can troubleshoot the error? Occasionally, two devices require the same resources, resulting in a device conflict.

Enable port B if you have an external modem.Note: Even if nothing is connected though an external connector as described above, ports will be in a reserved status (used) - simply I want to connect a printer directly to my terminal. L3 is a universal command to raise the modem's speaker volume to the maximum level. https://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/windows-98-not-detecting-my-modem-61184/ X0 is a universal command that signals the modem to run the command without waiting for a dial tone (useful if modem and voice calls use the same phone line), and

Cancel Red Flag SubmittedThank you for helping keep Tek-Tips Forums free from inappropriate posts.The Tek-Tips staff will check this out and take appropriate action. You said you are attempting to connect your mouse via the serial port. Sea Jaye March 25, 2008 7:41 PM Leo, You are THE MAN!!!! Memory address rangesa.

You should see a bunch of information coming from the mouse. Chaintech 5IEM, has onboard serial pin (10pins) and required a serial connector, may not be correct term and it is something that you need to fix to the slot and there Join your peers on the Internet's largest technical computer professional community.It's easy to join and it's free. If you don't find your answer, head out to http://askleo.com/ask to ask your question.

Click OK to close the Com Port Properties window. About CNET Privacy Policy Ad Choice Terms of Use Mobile User Agreement Help Center {{offlineMessage}} Try Microsoft Edge, a fast and secure browser that's designed for Windows 10 Get started Store Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. NicColt > How do I assign the IRQ for the COM1?

where as my USB mouse with PS/2 adapter works...BenPS the other solution being is to buy yourself a USB interface card and USB mouse... To confirm that a computer's USB ports are available, use the computer's user guide for steps on how to check the computer BIOS. Thanks. #1 MOgeeks, Aug 3, 2002 Loading... My PC cannot find the clock; the clock will not communicate with the PC.

ENGINEERING.com Eng-Tips Forums Tek-Tips Forums Search Posts Find A Forum Thread Number Find An Expert Resources Jobs Log In Join INTELLIGENT WORK FORUMSFOR COMPUTER PROFESSIONALS Log In Come Join Us! It was also working on this computer under windows 95. I do not see any mention of a serial mouse adaptor in setup.I have even tried an IBM optical mouse that Best Buy said would work.

leo1954auMay 16th, 2013, 07:36 AMIf you can ,try to use another cable that connects the motherboard connector with the 9 pin plug (I mean this: ) 13352 As Chuck said if

Look at each address and determine which contains the actual modem identification for the currently installed modem in the right window pane, listed in the key name INFPath. I reset the BIOS and was able to get the thing to see my keyboard and mouse during bootup and in Safe Mode, but when I go to the regular start The "Interactive Modem Troubleshooter" site provides options for a user to select a problem by simply checking a box regarding a problem with a modem, a box for the type modem, Locate theModemline, click on theplus (+) signto expand, Click to highlight on the name of the installed modem.

Using Laplink, enable first COM2, then COM3 in Port Setup. This Article can be found by searching for: Keywords: Cable: Parallel,Cable: Serial,Cable: USB,Connections: Cable,How To: Windows,Product: Compatibility Platforms: Win95, Win 98/SE, WinNT, WinME, Win2k, WinXP, WinVista, Win7 Article#: 117 You If there is only one listed - okay. Consult your computer's user guide for steps on how to enable the port.

This is usually configured in the computer's BIOS utility. The Motherboard I have is a Soyo SY-4SAW/2/W5 Chuck(G)May 14th, 2013, 10:46 PMAs far as I can recall, most serial mice run at 1200 bps (baud), 7 data, 1 stop, no Back to top #10 JohnC_21 JohnC_21 Members 17,312 posts ONLINE Local time:10:05 PM Posted 23 February 2015 - 11:01 AM In Gparted select the drive and under Partitions in the RE: Serial Mouse not detected - Win98 franklin97355 (TechnicalUser) 6 Jun 03 13:53 Make sure the bios has the serial ports turned on (if there is even an option) then go

A serial computer port may be used for a mouse, external modem, scanner, or other linking software such as for a personal data assistant (PDA). I had one in a box so I used it for my mouse (win XP pro). If there is/are no requirement(s) to use an external port adapter, set the option(s) for it/them to OFF in the system BIOS so these ports becomes available for some other internal When installing a non-Plug and Play device, the resource settings for the device are not automatically configured.

by TONI H / January 30, 2005 1:44 AM PST In reply to: windows 98 not detecting my modem On some motherboards there is a shared slot that shouldn't be used Resource settings should only be changed if you are certain the new settings do not conflict with other hardware, or if a hardware manufacturer has provided you with specific resource settings It is not the mouse, so it is either the mobo or win98. Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended.

Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads More... Double-click on Ports. Disable port B if you have an internal modem and no other serial device is attached. I'm sorry, and there is no need for reading further unless you desire to access some of the links furnished.

I have also tried adding the mouse via "Add New Hardware" and did not work as well. To check whether a modem is working correctly is by testing direct communication to the COM port. Ask Leo! Reasons such as off-topic, duplicates, flames, illegal, vulgar, or students posting their homework.

It may dial the number, but not release the line. PM me or a moderator to reactivate.• Please post your final results, good or bad. Resources Join | Advertise Copyright © 1998-2017 ENGINEERING.com, Inc. is a registered trademark of Puget Sound Software, LLC Terms, Conditions & Privacy Product Reviews, Recommendations and Affiliate Links Disclosure http://ask-leo.com/why_is_my_usb_mouse_not_detected_reliably.html How to Identify Ports on a