Problems with the IR port

  dave_johnston2k 15:41 28 Mar 2005

Recently my IR port has decided to stop responding. Windows tells me otherwise, however I can no longer connect to my phone.

Any ideas?


  FelixTCat 15:59 28 Mar 2005

Not being clever, but try cleaning it.

  dave_johnston2k 16:01 28 Mar 2005

The port is clean, still no luck. What is it with computers working then all of a sudden something stops!

  FelixTCat 16:03 28 Mar 2005

They like to be cosseted - ignore them for too long and they play up.

Is there another IR source locally - strong light (ha ha), heat, other remote controls being used?

Are you sure it's the pc and not the phone?

  jbp1982 16:03 28 Mar 2005

update the driver/reinstall driver. is something conflicting with it?

  dave_johnston2k 16:06 28 Mar 2005

The phone is tip top.

  FelixTCat 16:08 28 Mar 2005

Again, wihout being funny, how do you know that the phone's IR is working?

  jbp1982 16:09 28 Mar 2005

lol, kids!!

  dave_johnston2k 16:12 28 Mar 2005

When it started to play up, I restarted the computer and then it worked. So I think it is the computer and not the phone.

  jbp1982 16:16 28 Mar 2005

Could be the IR port and not the computer, try it on a different computer.

  FelixTCat 16:31 28 Mar 2005

Check to see if there is a newer driver for your IR port.

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