Infrared Monitor

Infrared Monitor is a Microsoft Windows 98 utility for managing a computer’s connectivity to devices that use infrared (IR) communication technology.

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What is Infrared Monitor?

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:

  • Determining which infrared devices are within the range of your system
  • Determining which infrared devices are currently in communication with your system and the status of those communications
  • Reporting on the status of infrared activity and all connected infrared devices
  • Enabling or disabling infrared services on a serial port
  • Configuring the maximum transmission speed to tune performance
  • Configuring sounds for signaling different infrared device status situations
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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.