The mouse worked fine before I reformatted.>> The mouse is functional on other computers.>> It's a Logitech trackball mouse with a PS/2 connecter into> an adapter connected to a serial port SHARE SHARE TWEET EMAIL Related Searches More Articles Getting the Sound to Work on a Mac Mini The Dell Function Key for an Overhead Projector How to Fix a Samsung Instinct Save Boot.ini and quit Notepad. The mouse is not being detected at the serial port but I do get the message that it's detected "at an unknown port" and is non-functional.I don't know if the mouse Check This Out
Upload Driver or firmware or documentation Membership Free Premium Plus Premium Pro Site Beginner's Guide F.A.Q. No need to install drivers or anything. Will post the solution very soon. 12-14-2007, 10:40 AM #8 willmon18 Computer Wizard? Anyways, serial mice have >problems with Windows XP.
There should be no mouse in DOS unless you >are using DOS 6.22 or someother variant. I>>>>would also>>>>>suggest that you look into buying a simple USB mouse.>>>>Also, I would>>>>>highly suggest looking at the optical USB mice.>>>>Microsoft and Logitech>>>>>make very good ones >>>>>>Nathan McNulty>>>> > > AnonymousJul 9, It is possible that the mouse you have does not function properly. References Computer Hope: Installing a PC Computer MouseMicrosoft: Serial Mouse Is Not Detected During Windows XP Setup About the Author Aramenta Waithe has been a professional writer and ghostwriter since 1989.
You will have to manually>>>>install the drivers>>>>>and probably in compatibility mode since most serial mice>>>>drivers are>>>>>not updated for XP (as they are a really old mouse). Remove the hidden, system, and read-only attributes from the Boot.ini file. Also, I would >highly suggest looking at the optical USB mice. SherJul 7, 2004, 11:16 PM Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.hardware (More info?)I reformatted my harddrive and now have no mouse.
I actually know a lot about computers it is just that stuff does not come to me right away. I have the oddest problem. Seems weird that it won't work in this case.Nathan McNultyJetro wrote:> When I'm saying "DOS" I mean what I'm saying; the Windows Command Prompt is> not the DOS by no means. http://www.driverguide.com/driver/detail.php?driverid=127941 I've installed the correct XP compatable drivers from the manufacturer but still no mouse.I think it's not detecting it on the serial port.
The Belkin OmniView KVM in particular has a known issue that can cause Windows to be unable to detect a serial mouse during the Windows setup process. It was> the year of MS-DOS 1.1.> > AnonymousJul 8, 2004, 10:58 AM Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.hardware (More info?)That's because you never loaded the device driver in the config.sysfile. C-Series device users: C-Series mice are not supported under Windows XP, Windows 2000 or Windows ME when connected to the serial port. I reformatted my computer and put in my old 60GB hard drive and everything is working fine now.
But I have to do that every time Windows starts. It was> > the year of MS-DOS 1.1.> >> > AnonymousJul 8, 2004, 10:58 AM Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.hardware (More info?)All I can do is smile I have never had to How do I work around this and get it to look for the mouse on the serial port on boot up?ThanksSher 17 answers Last reply Jul 10, 2004 More about does And I don't know where to get one either.
The following is a sample of the Boot.ini file [boot loader] timeout=3 default=multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINNT35 [operating systems] multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINNT35="Windows NT Workstation Version 3.51" /NoSerialMice multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINNT35="Windows NT Workstation Version 3.51 [VGA mode]" /basevideo /sos /NoSerialMice http://consumer5online.com/driver-mouse/driver-mouse-serial-linux.php For example, type /fastdetect:comnumber, where number is the number of the serial port. The way to accomplish this will be different depending on which version of Windows you are running. It is not giving me trouble by restarting everyonce in a while or anything else.
If you have a serial port that connects with a ribbon cable, the cable must be connected to the appropriate nine-pin header on the motherboard to function properly. Restore the hidden, system, and read-only attributes to the Boot.ini file. I do> appreciate your input.>> Thanks> Sher>> AnonymousJul 8, 2004, 11:24 AM Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.hardware (More info?)Sher,Did you reinstall using Quick Restore CD or regular OEM/retail Windows CD?If the latter, this contact form Don't hesitate to call or email us with your questions Our office is open 9AM - 5PM Monday Through Friday (E.S.T.) Technical Support: 215-496-0202 Toll-Free: 1 (800) 722-6004 Skype: taltech1 (Voice
Once in the motherboard setup software, look for a section titled "Ports" or "Peripherals." All of the motherboard's serial ports--also known as COM ports--should say "Enabled." Confirm that the serial port Troubleshooting a Microsoft Serial Mouse Connect the Microsoft serial mouse directly to the computer if you are using a keyboard/video/mouse switch. DOS is DOS, there is not difference between DOS> the OS and DOS we have (what you call an underlying component of the> OS) - it is an OS - (operating
Serial Mice users under Windows XP: MouseWare does not support any serial pointing devices under Windows® XP. Try a different Microsoft serial mouse if you are unable to get Windows to detect the mouse after exhausting all troubleshooting steps. You will have to manually install the drivers and probably in compatibility mode since most serial mice drivers are not updated for XP (as they are a really old mouse). Anyways, serial mice have problems with Windows XP.
But I have never had this problem before. Some motherboards have serial ports that are permanently soldered to the motherboard, while others connect with ribbon cables. All rights reserved. navigate here Discussion Thread Date [Premium Member] DRIVER NEEDED: Microsoft microsoft wireless comfort keyboard model 1027 windows 10 (Windows 10) [USB] Apr 9, 2017 Microsoft digital media pro keyboard (Windows 7) Nov 12,
Did the mouse exist during setup? Local Host not displaying css... Use this switch if you have a component other than a mouse that is attached to a serial port during the startup process. To disable the detection of serial mice on COM ports in Windows XP Follow the instructions in the above section for Windows NT except, instead of adding the /NoSerialMice switch, use
For additional details please refer to the README file included in this release. To disable COM Port detection in Windows 2000, please see the following article on the Microsoft web site http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;q283063 Categories: Troubleshooting, WinWedge Last Updated: 2012.10.12 Need more help?