[time-nuts] Tbolt not talking
fortime at bellsouth.net
Wed Jul 22 15:56:11 UTC 2009
Where windoz incorrectly detects a serial device that is connected to your
computer on boot.
check this out: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/819036
----- Original Message -----
From: "Robert Darlington" <rdarlington at gmail.com>
To: "Discussion of precise time and frequency measurement"
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Sent: Wednesday, July 22, 2009 11:12 AM
Subject: Re: [time-nuts] Tbolt not talking
> If mine was attached to the system at boot, Windows XP thought it was some
> kind of serial mouse -even when I was going through USB/RS-232 adapter.
> Try disconnecting, reboot, then hook it back up and run the software.
> To "fix" Windows so that didn't happen again, I booted with it attached,
> disconnected so it didn't make my mouse cursor jump around, and then went
> into device manager and disabled the new device which showed up as some
> of mouse.
> On Wed, Jul 22, 2009 at 9:02 AM, John Green <wpxs472 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I got one of the Chinese Tbolts off eBay and when I powered it up and ran
>> Tboltmon, I got nothing. I checked the com port and it is correct. I am
>> using a USB to serial converter but I don't believe that is what the
>> is since I have used it to program some Motorola radios that have a
>> reputation for being picky about their serial connections. I will try a
>> standard serial port but are there other things I should look at? I did
>> at the manual but didn't see anything that might help. This is my first
>> experience with Tbolts. I already have a Z3801 and recall having some
>> problems getting it to talk. Any help appreciated.
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