A Microsoft Windows 98 utility for managing a computer’s connectivity to devices that use infrared (IR) communication technology. To activate Infrared Monitor on your system, use the Infrared utility in Control Panel or the icon in the system tray of the taskbar when you use an infrared device.
You can use Infrared Monitor for the following tasks:
By limiting the maximum transmission speed for infrared communication, you might be able to improve communication between your system and its infrared-enabled peripherals. Try a connection speed of 19.2 Kbps and gradually work upward.