Basic settings for data transmission on Win98
1. Check the back panel of your computer to see which serial port the mouse is connected to. This is important to know as it affects the serial port selection for the computer interface unit.
Note! The mouse can also be connected to the PS/2 port which is a small round socket. With these computers, the mouse does not usually affect the function of other serial ports.3. From under System information, select Components and then Ports. As a result in the screen display are shown all available serial ports in your computer (as described in the picture above). If your computer has an internal modem, it will also be shown as a serial port in the display. To check the serial port used by the modem, select Modem and then Advanced information. The end of the Registry Key shows the serial port code, e.g. COM4.
If the serial port, which the interface unit is to be connected to, is not found on the list, then check your computer's BIOS settings to verify that the port has been turned on and has the correct settings. In older computers, these settings are seen from the motherboard switches or from the switches of additional cards, or from the jumper. For detailed setting information, see your computer's user's manual.
2. Use the Start push button on the Taskbar to select Programs - Accessories - System Tools and then System Information. This activates the program, which is described in the picture below.