Cipher Data Tape Drive Conflicts with Bus Mouse (28515)

The information in this article applies to:
    Microsoft Mouse driver for MS-DOS 8.x
    Microsoft Mouse driver for MS-DOS 6.x
    Microsoft Mouse driver for MS-DOS 7.x

This article was previously published under Q28515


The Cipher Data tape drive can be set to use I/O address 220-23F; however, this setting causes the drive to forward and reverse every time the Bus mouse moves.

The tape drive can reportedly use another I/O address to resolve the conflict. This is not a problem with the serial mouse.

This information applies to the Microsoft Serial Mouse for MS-DOS systems.

The product included here is manufactured by a vendor independent of Microsoft; we make no warranty, implied or otherwise, regarding this product's performance or reliability.

Modification Type: Major Last Reviewed: 9/24/2003
Keywords: KB28515