[time-nuts] USB and Mouse conflict persists
ed_palmer at sasktel.net
Wed May 11 15:01:08 UTC 2011
According to Microsoft (who should know), NoSerialMice has never worked
with XP. It's for NT. For XP use /fastdetect:COM10 or just /fastdetect
to handle all com ports.
Stan, W1LE wrote:
> Hello The Net:
> Since my motherboard died, I want to transfer the T'Bolt to another
> I am running XP Pro with a USB laser mouse and a USB to serial adapter
> to the T'Bolt.
> The USB to serial adapter drivers are on hand and they loaded nicely,
> with the computer setting the USB port to COM10.
> System worked fine with Lady Heather on the original computer.
> I tried using the mod to the boot.ini file. I added:
> NoSerialMice:COM10 on the very first line.
> To date I still have a conflict with the mouse
> I can move the COM port assignment for the adapter, but I can not find
> what COM port the mouse is using.
> The mouse does use IRQ 12.
> USBView software does show which USB ports are used, but not the mouse
> COM port assignment.
> How do I fix (permanently assign) the Com port used for the mouse, so
> there is no conflict ?
> Thanks for the help,
> Stan, W1LE Cape Cod FN41sr
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