[pcductape] Re: driver problem with Cordless Trackman FX

  • From: Lisa Schnepf <lars2@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sun, 12 Dec 2004 13:32:59 -0500

Hi Bob,

  Thanks for the information. I'm going to print out the page, and when my
headache goes away, maybe I'll give it a try. LOL. I'm almost ready to give
up on it. It doesn't make any sense to me how it worked before, but doesn't
now, and both times I was using XP. Go figure. 

Lisa

-----Original Message-----
From: pcductape-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:pcductape-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]
On Behalf Of Bob Noble
Sent: Saturday, December 11, 2004 7:31 PM
To: pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [pcductape] Re: driver problem with Cordless Trackman FX


Oops,
Try this.
http://www.logitech.com/index.cfm/support/products/document/US/EN,CRID=1781,
contentid=4642,contentid2=5286,showalldocuments=0
Bob Noble
www.sonic.net/bnoble
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Bob Noble" <bnoble@xxxxxxxxx>
To: <pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Saturday, December 11, 2004 4:24 PM
Subject: [pcductape] Re: driver problem with Cordless Trackman FX


> Hi Liza,
> Your next question is going to be how or what? :O)
> This explains some of it. I haven't had time to read it all and there 
> are
> some more links I need to check out, which I'll do a bit later this 
> evening.
>
> Bob Noble
> www.sonic.net/bnoble
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Bob Noble" <bnoble@xxxxxxxxx>
> To: <pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Saturday, December 11, 2004 4:18 PM
> Subject: [pcductape] Re: driver problem with Cordless Trackman FX
>
>
>> Hi Liza,
>> I think if you can use the xp drivers instead, you might be ok. My
>> cordless laser mouse from Logitech uses xp HID drivers. HID stands for 
>> human interface drivers, or is it input drivers, anyway, they are part of

>> xp. I've never even tried loading Logitech's stuff.
>>
>> Bob Noble
>> www.sonic.net/bnoble
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Lisa Schnepf" <lars2@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> To: <pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> Sent: Saturday, December 11, 2004 1:22 PM
>> Subject: [pcductape] Re: driver problem with Cordless Trackman FX
>>
>>
>>> Hi Bob,
>>>
>>>  Ok. I removed the mouse and restarted the machine. It found the 
>>> mouse again. I installed the 9.75 drivers- they are the last drivers 
>>> to support the webwheel. It still didn't work. With that version, it 
>>> gets an error after rebooting saying "event handler caused an error" 
>>> or something. I click
>>> ok and that goes away. I click on mouse properties, it's still a two 
>>> button
>>> mouse configuration with nothing for the wheel that I can see.
>>>
>>> Lisa
>>>
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: pcductape-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>>> [mailto:pcductape-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]
>>> On Behalf Of Bob Noble
>>> Sent: Saturday, December 11, 2004 2:45 PM
>>> To: pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>>> Subject: [pcductape] Re: driver problem with Cordless Trackman FX
>>>
>>>
>>> Hi Liza,
>>> What happens if you go to device manager and remove the mouse with 
>>> the remove button. Restart the machine and it should load the mouse 
>>> automaticly. My mouse shows a two button mouse in control panel, but 
>>> has a wheel tab at
>>> the top to set the wheels motion.
>>> Bob Noble
>>> www.sonic.net/bnoble
>>> ----- Original Message ----- 
>>> From: "Lisa Schnepf" <lars2@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>> To: "SAYQ" <sayq@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>> Cc: <pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>> Sent: Saturday, December 11, 2004 9:05 AM
>>> Subject: [pcductape] driver problem with Cordless Trackman FX
>>>
>>>
>>>>I recently reformatted my hard drive, and when re-installing all of 
>>>>my software, I thought I had misplaced my CD for my Logitech 
>>>>Cordless Trackman  FX, so I went to the website and downloaded the 
>>>>newest drivers.  The new  drivers didn't support the webwheel effect 
>>>>that I liked so much about  the  mouse, so I contacted Logitech. At 
>>>>first, they didn't want to give me any  older drivers, but then they 
>>>>gave me an ftp site to search for version  9.61.  I tried that, it 
>>>>showed up as a two button mouse, with no web-wheel. I  have
>>>> a four button mouse. I also looked on DriverGuide.com and found version
>>>> 9.75
>>>> which is supposed to support the webwheel. That showed up as a 
>>>> two-button
>>>> mouse, too. I found a CD for logitech that had version 9.14 or 
>>>> something,
>>>> and originally tried that and it showed up as a two button mouse. I 
>>>> also
>>>> found an updated Windows XP driver that I had downloaded for the mouse 
>>>> and
>>>> tried that and it ALSO showed up as a two-button mouse. The only driver
>>>> software that seems to show up as a four button mouse now is the new 
>>>> one.
>>>> My
>>>> question is this: is it possible since I installed the newest driver 
>>>> 9.79
>>>> and uninstalled it, that it is staying in the registry and not allowing
>>>> any
>>>> older drivers to work right? I can't think of anything else, because 
>>>> the
>>>> older ones used to show up the right way. Right now, they are ALL
>>>> uninstalled, but who knows what the registry looks like since I tried
>>>> version 9.14, uninstalled it, 9.61, uninstalled it, 9.75 uninstalled 
>>>> it,
>>>> 9.79, uninstalled it.
>>>> Thanks for your help.
>>>>
>>>> ~Just remember, if the world didn't suck, we'd all fall off~
>>>>
>>>> Lisa
>>>>
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