[time-nuts] USB and Mouse conflict persists
stanw1le at verizon.net
Wed May 11 15:15:10 UTC 2011
Hello Ed, Thanks for the definitive Microsoft reference.
I was wondering why NoSerialMice seemed to have no effect.
On 5/11/2011 11:01 AM, Ed Palmer wrote:
> Hi Stan,
> 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.
> See: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/833721
> 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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