Anyway, long story short, what I did to solve at least partially the problem was to install Polar Trainer5 in Ubuntu using Wine and follow this instructions: Such command will display information, where each line will be related to a distinct USB device. There also exist an alternative driver to do IP over the infrared link for this device. We had tested all of our IR adapters, even the older and much better SigmaTel models , and they worked just fine with the Windows 10 pre-release editions and thought nothing further of it. Please post a report in the “Windows Feedback” tool, e.
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But looking at the kernel newsgroup archives, I could see that the driver for the MCS chip was available in the Linux kernel msochip the 2. They had preview versions of Windows 10 available for months and months and IrDA support was included. Anyway, long story short, what I did to solve at least partially the problem was to install Polar Trainer5 in Ubuntu using Wine and follow this instructions: But it does not really solve the problem.
Then the release version came out and the support was gone.
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The command’s result can be redirected into a file. This device is not configured correctly. The command’s output should be redirected to a second file. I have just try Oracle Virtual Box and it seems that it is not working under windows 10 for the moment.
By the way, I found this nice website about TV replay. The data directory must be on a shared folder between the 2 OS. Yes, I had same msochip. Once you do this, you can keep transmitting you data from your watch to your computer.
RobinG Replied on September 8, Hi2Va14 Replied on September 8, Feeling very let down by Microsoft lack of communication and warning about this being removed before the final produce release. In such case, the first step is to identify on which electronic chip is based the device. The commands that have to be executed are summarized there: Then the information related to our IrDA USB dongle are on the unique line that appears into the second file, but is absent into the first one.
We can find the messages concerning this driver on the google groups.
When plugging a new device to a computer running a Linux Operating System, such device will sometimes not automatically be recognized. Please post a report in the “Windows Feedback” tool, e.
Unconscionable that polar does not care!! Tech support scams are an industry-wide issue where scammers attempt to trick you into paying for unnecessary technical support services. It is good to see the IrDA weigh in.
CoolGear Caleb Replied on August 25, Thanks for marking this as the answer. If you want to keep using the program under windows you can export the data as text. Unfortunately, this chip was not supported into the Linux kernel 2.
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But this proved to be a clumsy work-around for me. You can help protect yourself from scammers by verifying that moscihp contact is a Microsoft Agent or Microsoft Employee and that the phone number is an official Microsoft global customer service number.
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I work for a company Coolgear that sells some of these IR adapters, and even some Polar compatible models.
Some unlucky people will have to download device drivers directly from some website, and install it following the given instructions. We had tested all of our IR adapters, even the older and much better SigmaTel modelsand they worked just fine with the Windows 10 pre-release editions and thought nothing further of it.
I had the same problem and obviously I’m also annoyed by polar’s poor service.