[time-nuts] Thunderbolt and Windows XP
didier at cox.net
Sun Jun 15 15:33:24 EDT 2008
See this method which works well under XP:
> -----Original Message-----
> From: time-nuts-bounces at febo.com
> [mailto:time-nuts-bounces at febo.com] On Behalf Of David C. Partridge
> Sent: Sunday, June 15, 2008 1:53 PM
> To: 'Discussion of precise time and frequency measurement'
> Subject: [time-nuts] Thunderbolt and Windows XP
> Windows XP gets mighty confused by a TB connected to a serial
> port and installs the MS Ball-Point Mouse driver and tries to
> interpret the packet from the TB as mouse commands - just go
> into device manager and disable the MS Ball-Point Mouse!
> The TB also confuses the heck out of Acronis bootable
> utilities - they also
> see it as a rodent. I now unplug the serial cable to the TB
> when I need to
> use these.
> Thought this information might help someone.
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