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Old 02-06-2011, 21:01   #1
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Iridium Phone use with Airmail

I am trying to connect my Iridium phone to my computer to use with Airmail. It worked perfectly with my old computer (windows XP) but when I try to set up the 19200 standard modem driver on my new computer (windows 7) it does not show any available ports. I have tried disabling the Windows firewall but this doesn't help.

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Re: Iridium Phone use with Airmail

ahhh the problem is the driver may not be compatable with win 7. email iridium to see if they have a win 7 driver.
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Re: Iridium Phone use with Airmail

It worked for me when I got a Windows 7 pc recently. As you have done, I just installed a standard 19200 modem driver. Unfortunately I'm now separated from my Iridium phone by 3000 miles so I can't check the configuration, but, don't worry, it will work eventually!
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Re: Iridium Phone use with Airmail

I found the problem. The Iridium phone is connected to the computer by a USB to Serial cable. The driver for this cable was not compatable with Windows 7. I downloaded a new driver from the cable company's site and it works. Thanks for the help!
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