README.TXT Driver File Contents (ackxw00.exe)

     
                        Installing Standard IrDA
     
Standard IrDA communicates at speeds up to 115200 baud.  It requires IRQ 3 
or IRQ 4 but no DMA channel.


System Installation Requirements     

HP OmniBook with Windows 95 installed.  Supported versions include 4.00.950 A,
4.00.950 B, and 4.00.950C.  
The Windows 95 version can be verified by looking at the system properties 
(Start/Settings/Control Panel/System/).

Infrared Support for Windows 95 Version 2.0 drivers.  These drivers are
located on the hard disk in C:\OMNIBOOK\DRIVERS\IRDA.  These drivers
are also located on the HP OmniBook Recovery CD in the 
\OMNIBOOK\DRIVERS\WIN95\IRDA directory.


Procedure

1.  Uninstall IR if it is already installed.     
        - In the Control Panel, run Add/Remove Programs.
        - If "Infrared Support for Windows 95 Version 2.0" is not present,
          go to step 2.
        - Highlight "Infrared Support for Windows 95 Version 2.0".
        - Click the "Add/Remove" button to remove it.  
        - Restart the computer when prompted to do so.

2.  Verify that IRQ 3 is free.  (IRQ 4 will also work if you are willing to
    disable the serial port - COM1).
        - If a PCMCIA card is present, Windows 95 may have assigned IRQ 3 to 
          it, but IRQ 9 is also available for PCMCIA.
        - If you must have 2 PCMCIA cards in the system the only IRQ left for
          IR is IRQ 4, which means you must disable the COM1 serial port.
     
3.  In BIOS SETUP, enable IR 
        - Under "System Devices" find the "Infrared Port" 
        - Set the Infrared Port to "Enabled".
        - If necessary, set the "Mode" to "SIR".
        - If necessary, set the "Base I/O address" to "2F8 IRQ3" (unless you
          need to use IRQ 4, in which case set "3F8 IRQ4").
     
4.  Exit SETUP, saving the changes.  ("Exit", "Save Changes and Exit", Yes)
     
5.  Check the serial driver
        - In the Control Panel, run "System". 
        - Click the "Device Manager" tab.
        - Double-click "Ports (COM & LPT)".
        - Verify that the "Generic Ir Serial Port" is present.
     
6.  Install the IR 2.0 code
        - In the Control Panel, run Add/Remove Programs.
        - Click the "Install" button on the "Install/Uninstall" tab. 
        - Click "Next".
        - Type "c:\omnibook\drivers\irda\setup".  (If you are installing
          from the recovery CD, use the drive letter for the CD drive.)
        - Click "Next" to run the "Add Infrared Device Wizard".
        - Click "Next" to choose "Built-in Infrared port on laptop...". 
        - Select "Generic Ir Serial Port" and click "Next".
        - Click "Next" to use the default ports (COM4 and LPT3).
        - Click "Finish" to exit the "Add Infrared Device Wizard".
        - Reboot the computer (Start, Shut Down, Restart the computer)
     
7.  Double click the Infrared icon in the Control Panel to start IR running.

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                        Disabling Standard IrDA      


Procedure
     
1.  Remove the IR 2.0 code
        - In the Control Panel, run Add/Remove Programs.
        - If present, highlight "Infrared Support for Windows 95 Version 2.0". 
        - Click the "Add/Remove" button to remove it.  
        - Restart the computer when prompted to do so.
        - !! PRESS F2 during the reboot (when the prompt appears near
             the bottom of the screen) to enter SETUP !!
     
2.  In BIOS SETUP, disable IR 
        - Under "System Devices" find the "Infrared Port" 
        - Set the Infrared Port to "Disabled".
     
3.  Exit SETUP, saving the changes.  ("Exit", "Save Changes and Exit", Yes)
     
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How To Update Drivers Manually

After your driver has been downloaded, follow these simple steps to install it.

  • Expand the archive file (if the download file is in zip or rar format).

  • If the expanded file has an .exe extension, double click it and follow the installation instructions.

  • Otherwise, open Device Manager by right-clicking the Start menu and selecting Device Manager.

  • Find the device and model you want to update in the device list.

  • Double-click on it to open the Properties dialog box.

  • From the Properties dialog box, select the Driver tab.

  • Click the Update Driver button, then follow the instructions.

Very important: You must reboot your system to ensure that any driver updates have taken effect.

For more help, visit our Driver Support section for step-by-step videos on how to install drivers for every file type.

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