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Infrared device on Toshiba M35X-S329

by Ashkan_G / September 10, 2005 3:06 PM PDT

I recently bought a Toshiba M35X-S329 which is equipped with an infrared device. However when I try to make a connection between my Dell Axim X30, nothing happens.

I would appreciate any kind of help.

System info:

Centrino 1.6 GHz
512 MB RAM
Windows XP Home

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iR help...
by server / September 12, 2005 2:49 PM PDT

first check to make sure your dell
has the iR beam turned ''ON''. Some
are OFF to conserve battery. The setting
is somewhere in the power sections. Then
open your Toshiba Control Panel and
ensure iR is listed and functioning.

Then put your two devices together
and see if they 'shake hands'
If not, then you may have to initiate
this by launching the iRmon.exe app
Look for it buried somewhere on the
c:\win dir. Once you lauch it, it
may help with detecting your dell.

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by Ashkan_G / September 15, 2005 11:08 AM PDT
In reply to: iR help...

When I click on the Wireless icon in Control Panel and click on the Harware tab is says that "...Windows has stopped this device because it has reported problems (Code 43)"

Is this a REALLY bad thing?


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Code 43 - Big error, small problem...
by server / September 15, 2005 11:36 AM PDT
In reply to: Problem...

"43 Windows has stopped this device because it has
reported problems. (Code 43) One of the drivers
controlling the device notified the operating system
that the device failed in some manner. For more
information about how to diagnose the problem, see
the hardware documentation.On the General Properties
tab of the device, click Troubleshoot to start the
troubleshooting wizard"

Someone you could try... disable the device,
reboot and then re-enable.

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No Solution :-(
by Ashkan_G / September 15, 2005 3:14 PM PDT

I tried every step of the troubleshooter and it doesn't work. It gives me the same message again.
Do you think I have to call Toshiba since there might be some problem with the hardware itself?

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Safe mode?
by server / September 15, 2005 10:35 PM PDT
In reply to: No Solution :-(

its very rare that this type of hardware
has 'failed'. I'm thinking its more a
erroneous windows error than a hardware
failure. Then again, anything is possible.
Yeah, give them a call and see if the techi
has anything in their KB. One of the best
ways to test or diagnose hardware is to have
two partitions with two OS. That way if both
show the same then you can pretty much confirm
whats at fault.

What happens when you boot safe mode?

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