Omibook Xe3 -> serial port problem (24 Views)
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Registered: ‎04-09-2002
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Omibook Xe3 -> serial port problem


My Omnibook Xe3 does not have a serial port. With the notebook came a Serial-to-USB adapter to "simulate" the serial port on the USB connector.

I fail to get my notebook to communicate via serial port (via my USB port via this serial-to-USB adapter) to my cellphone or my palm device.

On the other hand, a serial mouse works fine.

I am running Windows2000 and can't upgrade to XP (yet) because of certain software that I use.

Both my cellphone and palm device can also communicate via IRD, but I have heard that the IRD is not very stable under Win2K.

Any suggestions will be appreciated.
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Re: Omibook Xe3 -> serial port problem


I can't solve the serial/USB issue, but here's a troubleshooting document on IR connections:
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