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HAVE A LAPTOP USING A SERIAL CABLE FROM COM 1 CONNECTING TO A XTS 5000 MOTOROLA RADIO FOR PROGRAMMING...IT WAS READING THE RADIO GREAT THEN THE BATTERY GOT LOW SO I WENT AND GOT THE POWER CORD ...HOOKED IT UP AND NOW IT WILL NOT SEE THE RADIO..I GET A ERROR CONTEXT 24...C0000386.. I HAVE REBOOTED, DISABLED COM PORT AND REENABLED...ETC...i NEED ASSISTANCE...TKS

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If wolf68's suggestion doesn't work...

Rule #1 -- when troubleshooting, divide and conquer.

Connect the pc serial port to another PC with a null-modem cable, run hyperterm on both to verify that the PC serial port is OK.

If that works, then you've got a problem on your radio & start researching that. If PC-to-PC doesn't work, try connecting to your radio from the other PC.

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Shutdown both devices. turn on the radio first then turn on the computer. see if that works. it has for me in the past

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The serial port is prevalent on PC's as well as scores of industrial, scientific and consumer devices, making it a convenient starting point for communications. Since RS-232 itself is only suited to short connections (50 ft. max.) many applications require that it be adapted to fit requirements. RS-422, typically used for extending RS-232 communications, provides full duplex communications between two devices. It can also provide one way communications from one master to several slaves. RS-485 communications standard allows cable lengths up to 4000 feet. It also provides very high noise immunity. Multidrop connections up to 32 different nodes can be made over a single twisted pair cable along with a signal ground connection.
This article summarizes the choices a system designer has when adding a serial (RS-232, RS-422, or RS-485) communications device. There are many different ways to add additional serial ports to your Desktop PC, Palm, or Laptop PC. USB, PCMCIA, PCI and ISA are some of the methods that will be discussed.
The Universal Serial Bus (USB) provides a high data rate and Hot Swap connection for PCs, providing an easy connection to a wide variety of multimedia and network USB devices. Generally considered to be for home or office use, USB is finding its way into Industrial applications.
PCMCIA Serial Ports are yet another way to add serial ports to a PC that has PCMCIA Slots available. Most Laptops today offer only one (if any at all) DB9 type serial ports. A PCMCIA Serial Card is a good way to add a serial port (or ports) to any laptop that is low on available serial ports (RS-232, RS-422 or RS-485).
PCI Cards are becoming more popular as a way to add serial ports to desktop PC's. PCI type slots are becoming the "norm" in standard PC's today, and PCI Serial Cards are an excellent way to add serial ports. The standard Desktop PC may only come with one serial port standard (if any serial ports at all). PCI Serial Cards use Software Drivers to address the ports to the PC.
ISA Cards are yet another way to add serial ports to the older desktop PC's. ISA type slots are becoming scarce in standard PC's today, but are still an excellent way to add serial ports. The ISA Cards are typically addressed using dip switches and shunts or jumpers to set IRQ's for each port. No Software Drivers are required with ISA style serial cards.
Palm OS PDA's may be connected to RS-422 or RS-485 data circuits using Palm adapters. These adapters offer total portability for collecting data and field service chores. The Palm device and the adapter will usually slip into a shirt pocket. Some models use the PDA's connecting cable, some include a cable and some are cradles that allow the PDA to nest in place and connect directly to the Palm base socket. PalmTerm Freeware allows you to transmit and receive data from the Palm serial port.

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How do i restore my compaq preesario 2700t labtop to orignal


Put the Restoration Disk in, and when asked choose Full Install. (Destructive Installation) This takes it back to Day 1, when it came from the factory.

ALL of your personal info is GONE.

ALL programs/applications you downloaded, and installed; or physically installed, is GONE.

Don't have the Restoration Disk?

Get the Restoration Disk from HP Support.
In the US the disk is free. The shipping and handling is not.
$17 for a 5 to 7 day ship, $24 for a 2 to 3 day ship.

On the Bottom of the laptop is the white Service Tag. You need the Serial Number written down, to give to the nice representative on the phone.
S/N = Serial Number

Call 800-474-6836
24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

http://www8.hp.com/us/en/contact-hp/phone-assist.html

For other countries use HP Support Worldwide,

http://welcome.hp.com/country/w1/en/support.html

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You don't need it.

Try using ImgBurn or CD Burner XP.

You can get them and bunch of other great software from Ninite.com

check it out!

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Bad front USB ports on a Compaq Presario 5000


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MY DVD/CDRW DRIVE IS NOT READING THE DISC i PUT IN.


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Hi i have compaq presario 5000, detailed description would be P5700/P.4-1.6G/128M/40G/D16/M. i wanted to know which mother board is inside this PC and i wanted to upgrade my ram from 128 to 1 Gb. is it...


768 meg is the most you can put in the 5000 ..your system only has 128 meg so 768 would be a considerable improvment .... "crucial.com" is a great company to get reliable memory and information ... here is their page on your computer
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your stuck unless the pc has HDMI output

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I have a motorola XTS2500I Digital radio through my fire dept. I have the software to program the radios but my problem is that the computer can't read the radio. I have tried all the USB ports with the...


The XTS Series of radios are very professional - the person responsible for programming your "Fire Radios" was obviously successful - or you wouldn't have one assigned to you. My advice is that you get that person to make the changes you are looking to make. I suspect your version of software is older than the version currently in the radio - and if you had a real reason to have this software, you would have a valid subscription - and hence, the most up-to-date version. Just exactly what are you trying to change on your radio? Are they authorized changes?

Those are the main questions I would be posing.....

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Motorola W180 Driver


Hello,

Here is USB Drivers installation procedure for Locosto USB based models :
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  • Select "Clean only" and press start, wait untill its finished then close the software,
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  • Download and install "Motorola.9.0.msi"
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  • Remove and insert battery again, and check in device manager for "Motorola Flash" device.
If You have done everything as described, You will have installed drivers correctly. Take note, these models will remain in flash mode for only 5 seconds, if no comunication started, phone will go to charging mode.

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