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Author Topic: Spacetec spaceorb  (Read 3358 times)

p3lb0x

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Spacetec spaceorb
« on: October 11, 2007, 11:31:00 AM »
I dug up my brothers (f0dders) spaceorb. But I didnt have any drivers for it, so I searched the internet and found some drivers on sourceforge.net, problem is that it wants windows to recognize it as a plug and play device, which it doesnt. So I am seeking help here now.
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Re: Spacetec spaceorb
« Reply #1 on: October 11, 2007, 04:21:08 PM »
Reading on the internet, it uses a com port? can you turn off the computer, plug it in, and then turn the computer on and have it recognize it?
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Re: Spacetec spaceorb
« Reply #2 on: October 11, 2007, 04:26:13 PM »
Nope. I tried what the installation documentation said and it still doesn't recognize it
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Re: Spacetec spaceorb
« Reply #3 on: October 11, 2007, 08:56:13 PM »
Why sourceforge?

I googled for "spaceorb windows drivers" and found hits offering the original Windows drivers from SpaceTec.

If it's not being recognized by Windows PnP then it may be a legitimate hardware issue... com port deactivated in the bios or it's dead, Jim.

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Re: Spacetec spaceorb
« Reply #4 on: October 12, 2007, 03:34:44 AM »
I have very likely disabled the COM ports in the BIOS... might want to take a look at that, p3lb0x :)
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Re: Spacetec spaceorb
« Reply #5 on: October 12, 2007, 04:07:04 AM »
hmmmm.  Apparently it found it now, the first half of the installation of the drivers went perfect. Now it recognizes the space orb, but it wont go thru the PnP again so i can install the other driver it needs:huh:
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Re: Spacetec spaceorb
« Reply #6 on: October 12, 2007, 07:19:04 AM »
Device Manager / Remove Device

...then...

Control Panel / Add New Hardware

...and let it redetect.

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Re: Spacetec spaceorb
« Reply #7 on: October 12, 2007, 08:31:27 AM »
nope.. now it wont detect it again.... I have done a little more searching, and it seems that people are having the same problem as me. That it wont detect thru PnP
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