Category: Input devices
Caution Level: Intermediate
Operating System: Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows XP
Latest Version / Release Date: 5.1.2600.0 / 01 Jul 2001
Scroll Mouse Serial Mouse is a product of ADOMAX and is compatible with operating systems Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows 2000, and Windows XP. An example of such mice may include; the mouse systems optical mouse (serial version) that works well without ClearRTS and ClearDTR. Serial mice are usually used on inexpensive computers and many of them have three buttons and use the protocol of the Microsoft; theoretically meaning that model for the windows setup. Many dual protocol mice often work in the modes; two-button Microsoft style or Three-button MouseSystems mode. To configure ones mouse to fit any of these modes, one should make sure that the software is able to find the mouse. It is possible for one to use a serial mouse as a second device if for example one is using a built-in pointing device.
Unless you update your drivers regularly you may face hardware performance issues.
To check your drivers you should manually verify every device on your system for driver updates
Sometimes it is possible for a person to run Win98SE with a serial mouse that is connected to the DB-9 comm port if the computer he or she is using does not have a PS2 mouse port. One may wish to upgrade the simple two button device to a scroll type model. In such a case, the newer mice may have a PS2 type connector but if one tries to utilize any of PS2 to DB-9 serial port adapters, the operating system may not detect the new mouse. To avoid such, one should always make sure that the new PS2 indicates that it will work as a serial mouse and it has an adapter that fits the serial port. Users of Scroll Mouse Serial Mouse should utilize the most current drivers as old ones may cause device conflicts or mouse work errors. Also update the drivers at least once per every month. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and Scroll Mouse Serial Mouse errors before installing any driver updates.