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FS-85USB, 2 problems

1. When the foot control unit is plugged into the USB at the computer's startup, it just remains at the dell screen at the very beginning. Would this be the Dell Vostro or the FS-85USB? Any suggestions?

2. When pressing the foot control unit while typing in WordPerfect, it acts as though I am pressing ALT. This can be very disruptive for the secretary as she is trying to listen and type fluidly. Any suggestions?

Thanks for any help!

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According to the manual:

1. Start the Digital Voice Editor

2. Select [options] from the [tool] menu, click the [transcribing key] tab, and check the settings of the [enable transcribing keys] items.

Make sure they are as follows:

[playback] F10
[stop] F11
[skip forward] Ctrl + Right
[skip backward] Ctrl + Left

As to why it's hanging at the screen, have you installed the usb drivers for your operating system?

They can be found here:

Posted on Jan 14, 2008


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