[time-nuts] Unplug T-bolt before booting up...??

Richard W. Solomon w1ksz at earthlink.net
Tue Nov 29 22:20:55 EST 2011


Not with the Compaq 486 antique I use. Sometimes progress shows we are too smart !!

73, Dick, W1KSZ


-----Original Message-----
>From: Justin Pinnix <justin at fuzzythinking.com>
>Sent: Nov 29, 2011 7:03 PM
>To: Discussion of precise time and frequency measurement <time-nuts at febo.com>
>Subject: Re: [time-nuts] Unplug T-bolt before booting up...??
>
>Happens with traditional serial ports, too.
>
>On Tue, Nov 29, 2011 at 12:53 PM, David VanHorn <
>D.VanHorn at elec-solutions.com> wrote:
>
>>
>> That sure sounds like "Psychomouse"..
>>
>> I've never seen it happen except on USB serial ports. Apparently when they
>> enumerate, windows tries to figure out what sort of device might be
>> connected beyond the port, makes the wrong diagnosis, and all hell breaks
>> loose.
>>
>> ________________________________________
>> From: time-nuts-bounces at febo.com [time-nuts-bounces at febo.com] On Behalf
>> Of David J Taylor [david-taylor at blueyonder.co.uk]
>> Sent: Tuesday, November 29, 2011 9:35 AM
>> To: time-nuts at febo.com
>> Subject: Re: [time-nuts] Unplug T-bolt before booting up...??
>>
>> > Hello, TimeNutters--
>> >
>> > I have heard of the problem of needing to unplug
>> > a T-bolt before booting up the (Windows) computer
>> > but I have never seen that problem myself.  I have
>> > had a T-bolt running on several different desktops
>> > and laptops and never experienced it.  I do recall
>> > that there was a fix for this problem but have no
>> > idea what it is.
>> >
>> > Mike Baker
>>
>> Mike,
>>
>> There is a note here which may help fix your Windows detecting a new
>> "Microsoft Serial Ball Point Mouse"
>>
>>  http://www.gpsmap.net/GarminHints.html#GPSR_ComputerMouse
>>
>> Cheers,
>> David
>> --
>> SatSignal software - quality software written to your requirements
>> Web:  http://www.satsignal.eu
>> Email:  david-taylor at blueyonder.co.uk
>>
>>
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