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TYPE DESCRIPTION DATE FILE SIZE
GPS JumpStart for MIPS Processor GPS JumpStart

The GPS JumpStart program is to be used as an aid to your Pharos GPS receiver if it is taking extended amounts of time to acquire a satellite signal. (Note: JumpStart is not required when using Ostia 6.0 or above. The GPS Initialization feature in these versions are the same as GPS JumpStart.)

Find Out What Processor You Have
  1. On your Pocket PC, Click Start.
  2. Click Settings.
  3. Click the System tab at the bottom of the screen.
  4. Click the About icon.
  5. On this screen you can see what processor your Pocket PC uses. Make sure you download the appropriate GPS JumpStart program for your processor.

NOTE: If you do not see your processor listed, you can assume it's StrongArm processor.

Installation Instructions
  1. Download the "GPS JS" (GPS JumpStart) file to an easy remember location your Desktop/Laptop PC (e.g. the Desktop)
  2. Synchronize your Pocket PC with your Desktop/Laptop PC via Microsoft ActiveSync.
  3. Once connected via Microsoft ActiveSync, follow the steps below:
    1. Find the GPS JS file that was downloaded to your computer.
    2. Right mouse click the file and select Copy.
    3. On your Desktop/Laptop PC double-click My Computer > Mobile Device > My Pocket PC or My Windows Mobile-Based Device > Windows > Start Menu > Programs
    4. At the top of the window click Edit > Paste.
    5. Now the GPS JS program can be accessed on the Pocket PC by clicking: Start > Programs. There will be an icon for the GPS JS. Tap the icon to execute the JS program.
Using GPS JumpStart

Before you begin, you will need to have the Pharos Ostia software set to the correct COM port for the GPS. If Pharos Ostia is running, make sure the GPS is not enabled (Red Smiley Face).

  1. Start up the GPS JS program.
  2. Select the COM Port your GPS is assigned to in the Pharos Ostia program.
  3. Click JumpStart.
  4. On the top right hand side of the screen select: the Start menu> Programs> Pharos Ostia.
  5. Proceed to use Ostia normally.
GPS JumpStart for MIPS Processor

File Name:MIPS_GPSJS.exe
9/2/2008 13Kb
GPS JumpStart for SH3 Processor GPS JumpStart

The GPS JumpStart program is to be used as an aid to your Pharos GPS receiver if it is taking extended amounts of time to acquire a satellite signal. (Note: JumpStart is not required when using Ostia 6.0 or above. The GPS Initialization feature in these versions are the same as GPS JumpStart.)

Find Out What Processor You Have
  1. On your Pocket PC, Click Start.
  2. Click Settings.
  3. Click the System tab at the bottom of the screen.
  4. Click the About icon.
  5. On this screen you can see what processor your Pocket PC uses. Make sure you download the appropriate GPS JumpStart program for your processor.

NOTE: If you do not see your processor listed, you can assume it's StrongArm processor.

Installation Instructions
  1. Download the "GPS JS" (GPS JumpStart) file to an easy remember location your Desktop/Laptop PC (e.g. the Desktop)
  2. Synchronize your Pocket PC with your Desktop/Laptop PC via Microsoft ActiveSync.
  3. Once connected via Microsoft ActiveSync, follow the steps below:
    1. Find the GPS JS file that was downloaded to your computer.
    2. Right mouse click the file and select Copy.
    3. On your Desktop/Laptop PC double-click My Computer > Mobile Device > My Pocket PC or My Windows Mobile-Based Device > Windows > Start Menu > Programs
    4. At the top of the window click Edit > Paste.
    5. Now the GPS JS program can be accessed on the Pocket PC by clicking: Start > Programs. There will be an icon for the GPS JS. Tap the icon to execute the JS program.
Using GPS JumpStart

Before you begin, you will need to have the Pharos Ostia software set to the correct COM port for the GPS. If Pharos Ostia is running, make sure the GPS is not enabled (Red Smiley Face).

  1. Start up the GPS JS program.
  2. Select the COM Port your GPS is assigned to in the Pharos Ostia program.
  3. Click JumpStart.
  4. On the top right hand side of the screen select: the Start menu> Programs> Pharos Ostia.
  5. Proceed to use Ostia normally.
GPS JumpStart for SH3 Processor

File Name:SH3_GPSJS.exe
9/2/2008 12Kb
GPS JumpStart for StrongArm Processor GPS JumpStart

The GPS JumpStart program is to be used as an aid to your Pharos GPS receiver if it is taking extended amounts of time to acquire a satellite signal. (Note: JumpStart is not required when using Ostia 6.0 or above. The GPS Initialization feature in these versions are the same as GPS JumpStart.)

Find Out What Processor You Have
  1. On your Pocket PC, Click Start.
  2. Click Settings.
  3. Click the System tab at the bottom of the screen.
  4. Click the About icon.
  5. On this screen you can see what processor your Pocket PC uses. Make sure you download the appropriate GPS JumpStart program for your processor.

NOTE: If you do not see your processor listed, you can assume it's StrongArm processor.

Installation Instructions
  1. Download the "GPS JS" (GPS JumpStart) file to an easy remember location your Desktop/Laptop PC (e.g. the Desktop)
  2. Synchronize your Pocket PC with your Desktop/Laptop PC via Microsoft ActiveSync.
  3. Once connected via Microsoft ActiveSync, follow the steps below:
    1. Find the GPS JS file that was downloaded to your computer.
    2. Right mouse click the file and select Copy.
    3. On your Desktop/Laptop PC double-click My Computer > Mobile Device > My Pocket PC or My Windows Mobile-Based Device > Windows > Start Menu > Programs
    4. At the top of the window click Edit > Paste.
    5. Now the GPS JS program can be accessed on the Pocket PC by clicking: Start > Programs. There will be an icon for the GPS JS. Tap the icon to execute the JS program.
Using GPS JumpStart

Before you begin, you will need to have the Pharos Ostia software set to the correct COM port for the GPS. If Pharos Ostia is running, make sure the GPS is not enabled (Red Smiley Face).

  1. Start up the GPS JS program.
  2. Select the COM Port your GPS is assigned to in the Pharos Ostia program.
  3. Click JumpStart.
  4. On the top right hand side of the screen select: the Start menu> Programs> Pharos Ostia.
  5. Proceed to use Ostia normally.
GPS JumpStart for StrongArm Processor

File Name:ARM_GPSJS.exe
9/2/2008 11Kb
Pharos CompactFlash Fast Ethernet Card Adapter Driver for WinCE Pharos CompactFlash Fast Ethernet Card Adapter Driver for WinCE

This driver enables Pharos CompactFlash Fast Ethernet Card Adaptor (PE-CF100) to work with your WinCE based Pocket PC.

Installation Instructions
  1. Download the driver file to your computer.
  2. Make sure your Pocket PC and your computer are connected and synchronized with MS ActiveSync.
  3. Double click the driver file you have just downloaded. An installation wizard will appear. Follow the on-screen instructions.
  4. After the installation process is complete, perform a soft reset on your Pocket PC by pushing the Reset button.
Pharos CompactFlash Fast Ethernet Card Adapter Driver for WinCE

File Name:WinCE_Ethernet.EXE
9/2/2008 942Kb
Pharos CompactFlash Fast Ethernet Card Adapter Driver for Windows 2000 Pharos CompactFlash Fast Ethernet Card Adapter Driver for Windows 98/ME/NT/2000/XP

This driver enables Pharos CompactFlash Fast Ethernet Card Adaptor (PE-CF100) to work with your desktop/laptop computer that has one of these operating systems: Windows 95/98, ME, NT, 2000 and XP.

Installation Instructions
  1. Download the driver file (a .zip file) to your computer.
  2. Extract the files from the .zip file you have just downloaded (using an unzip utility, such as WinZip) into a directory that is easy to find, e.g. a temporary folder you create on your Desktop.
  3. Plug the Ethernet card into your computer.
  4. A New Hardware Wizard should start. Follow the on-screen instructions. When the Wizard asks for the driver, select the option to choose the location of the driver manually and select the temporary folder you extracted the files to.
  5. Continue to follow the on-screen instructions until the process is finished.
  6. Delete the temporary folder.
Pharos CompactFlash Fast Ethernet Card Adapter Driver for Windows 2000

File Name:Ethernet_DriversWin2k.ZIP
9/2/2008 76Kb
Pharos CompactFlash Fast Ethernet Card Adapter Driver for Windows 95/98 Pharos CompactFlash Fast Ethernet Card Adapter Driver for Windows 98/ME/NT/2000/XP

This driver enables Pharos CompactFlash Fast Ethernet Card Adaptor (PE-CF100) to work with your desktop/laptop computer that has one of these operating systems: Windows 95/98, ME, NT, 2000 and XP.

Installation Instructions
  1. Download the driver file (a .zip file) to your computer.
  2. Extract the files from the .zip file you have just downloaded (using an unzip utility, such as WinZip) into a directory that is easy to find, e.g. a temporary folder you create on your Desktop.
  3. Plug the Ethernet card into your computer.
  4. A New Hardware Wizard should start. Follow the on-screen instructions. When the Wizard asks for the driver, select the option to choose the location of the driver manually and select the temporary folder you extracted the files to.
  5. Continue to follow the on-screen instructions until the process is finished.
  6. Delete the temporary folder.
Pharos CompactFlash Fast Ethernet Card Adapter Driver for Windows 95/98

File Name:Ethernet_DriversWin9x.ZIP
9/2/2008 112Kb
Pharos CompactFlash Fast Ethernet Card Adapter Driver for Windows ME Pharos CompactFlash Fast Ethernet Card Adapter Driver for Windows 98/ME/NT/2000/XP

This driver enables Pharos CompactFlash Fast Ethernet Card Adaptor (PE-CF100) to work with your desktop/laptop computer that has one of these operating systems: Windows 95/98, ME, NT, 2000 and XP.

Installation Instructions
  1. Download the driver file (a .zip file) to your computer.
  2. Extract the files from the .zip file you have just downloaded (using an unzip utility, such as WinZip) into a directory that is easy to find, e.g. a temporary folder you create on your Desktop.
  3. Plug the Ethernet card into your computer.
  4. A New Hardware Wizard should start. Follow the on-screen instructions. When the Wizard asks for the driver, select the option to choose the location of the driver manually and select the temporary folder you extracted the files to.
  5. Continue to follow the on-screen instructions until the process is finished.
  6. Delete the temporary folder.
Pharos CompactFlash Fast Ethernet Card Adapter Driver for Windows ME

File Name:Ethernet_DriversWinME.ZIP
9/2/2008 111Kb
Pharos CompactFlash Fast Ethernet Card Adapter Driver for Windows NT Pharos CompactFlash Fast Ethernet Card Adapter Driver for Windows 98/ME/NT/2000/XP

This driver enables Pharos CompactFlash Fast Ethernet Card Adaptor (PE-CF100) to work with your desktop/laptop computer that has one of these operating systems: Windows 95/98, ME, NT, 2000 and XP.

Installation Instructions
  1. Download the driver file (a .zip file) to your computer.
  2. Extract the files from the .zip file you have just downloaded (using an unzip utility, such as WinZip) into a directory that is easy to find, e.g. a temporary folder you create on your Desktop.
  3. Plug the Ethernet card into your computer.
  4. A New Hardware Wizard should start. Follow the on-screen instructions. When the Wizard asks for the driver, select the option to choose the location of the driver manually and select the temporary folder you extracted the files to.
  5. Continue to follow the on-screen instructions until the process is finished.
  6. Delete the temporary folder.
Pharos CompactFlash Fast Ethernet Card Adapter Driver for Windows NT

File Name:Ethernet_DriversWinNT.ZIP
9/2/2008 115Kb
Pharos CompactFlash Fast Ethernet Card Adapter Driver for Windows XP Pharos CompactFlash Fast Ethernet Card Adapter Driver for Windows 98/ME/NT/2000/XP

This driver enables Pharos CompactFlash Fast Ethernet Card Adaptor (PE-CF100) to work with your desktop/laptop computer that has one of these operating systems: Windows 95/98, ME, NT, 2000 and XP.

Installation Instructions
  1. Download the driver file (a .zip file) to your computer.
  2. Extract the files from the .zip file you have just downloaded (using an unzip utility, such as WinZip) into a directory that is easy to find, e.g. a temporary folder you create on your Desktop.
  3. Plug the Ethernet card into your computer.
  4. A New Hardware Wizard should start. Follow the on-screen instructions. When the Wizard asks for the driver, select the option to choose the location of the driver manually and select the temporary folder you extracted the files to.
  5. Continue to follow the on-screen instructions until the process is finished.
  6. Delete the temporary folder.
Pharos CompactFlash Fast Ethernet Card Adapter Driver for Windows XP

File Name:TE100CF100_WIN_ver1.2.zip
9/2/2008 205Kb
Pharos CompactFlash Wireless Network Adapter Driver for WinCE 4.0+ Pharos CompactFlash Wireless Network Adapter Driver for WinCE 4.0+

This driver enables Pharos CompactFlash Wireless Network Adapter (PEW-CF11) to work with your WinCE 4.0+ based Pocket PC.

Installation Instructions
  1. Download the file "PrismForPocketCE4.zip" to your computer.
  2. After the download is complete, unzip the file. There should be 2 files in the .zip file, "install_Guide_TEW222CF_PPC2003.PDF" and "PrismForPocketCE4.EXE".
  3. Follow the instructions in the "install_Guide_TEW222CF_PPC2003.PDF" file to install the driver.
Pharos CompactFlash Wireless Network Adapter Driver for WinCE 4.0+

File Name:PrismForPocketCE4.zip
9/2/2008 3.98Mb
Pharos iGPS-SD SDIO Driver Pharos iGPS-SD SDIO Driver

This driver enables Pharos iGPS-SDIO receiver (REC30) to work with you Pocket PC.

Installation Instructions
  1. Click the download link to begin the download of  the driver. (Be sure to save the file to an easy-to-remember location, i.e. "Desktop").
  2. Once download is complete, locate the file on the Desktop (SD Driver) and double left click it.
  3. This will open a window and on the left hand side it will read: "Extract all files." Click "Extract all Files", and make sure to, once again, save it to an easy-to-remember location (i.e. "Desktop").
  4. Now locate the second file that we just unzipped that reads, "SD Driver" and double left click it to open it.
  5. You will see 9 icons, 5 are .CAB files for the SD driver.
  6. The five .CAB files are for different Operating Systems (OS). To check your OS on the Pocket PC select: Start->Settings->System Tab (at the bottom)->About, read the first two lines and match it with the below information in red:
    • Microsoft Pocket PC Version 3.0 or CE -> iGPS_SD.CE30_ARM.CAB
    • Microsoft Pocket PC Version 4.1 -> iGPS_SD.CE41_ARMV4.CAB
    • Microsoft Pocket PC Version 4.2 -> iGPS_SD.CE42_ARMV4.CAB
    • Microsoft Pocket PC Version 5.0 -> iGPS_SD.CE42_ARMV4.CAB
    Right click on copy the .CAB file that pertains to your OS.
  7. Connect and synchronize your Pocket PC to the Desktop PC using Microsoft Active Sync.
  8. Once connected, double click: My Computer->Mobile Device->My Windows Mobile-Based Device (or My Pocket PC)->My Documents, right click in a blank area and select Paste.
  9. After the file transfers, close the windows and unplug the Pocket PC from the Desktop computer. On the Pocket PC select: Start->Programs->File Explorer, look at the very top of the screen where it says File Explorer. Directly below this there will be another name of a folder. This is different on each PDA but whatever the name is, click on it and change it to My Device > Select My Documents > locate the .CAB file we pasted and tap it once to install.
  10. Once installation is complete, plug in the SDIO-GPS to your PDA and perform a soft reset on the Pocket PC.
  11. Make sure to set your mapping software to the correct comport and you are now ready to use your Pharos iGPS-SD.
Copyright Notice

(1) sdiogps.CE30_ARM.CAB, sdiogps.CE41_ARM4.CAB, sdiogps.CE41_ARM4I.CAB
(2) setup.exe, setup.ini

Bsquare Corporation owns the copyright of the above (1) Software. Matsushita Electric Works, Ltd. owns the copyright of the above (2) Software. The aforementioned Software are licensed from Matsushita Electric Works, Ltd. to Pharos Science & Applications, Inc. You may install and use such Software on your computing devices for Windows CE operating system (version 3.0, 4.1, 4.2) solely for the purpose of using your iGPS-SD receiver.

Copyright (c) 2003 Bsquare Corporation. All rights reserved. Copyright (c) 2003 Matsushita Electric Works, Ltd. All rights reserved.

Pharos iGPS-SD SDIO Driver

File Name:SD_Driver.zip
9/2/2008 66Kb
USB Driver for iGPS-360 and iGPS-500 for 32/64 Bit Windows 7 USB Driver for iGPS-360 and iGPS-500 for 32/64 Bit Windows 7

This driver will allow a Pharos iGPS-360 / iGPS-500 receiver, connecting via USB, to function with 32-bit or 64-bit Windows 7.

Installation Instructions
  1. Connect the GPS-500 receiver to your computer -> open Device Manager -> right click on the GPS and select uninstall. Exit out of this window.
  2. Click on Start -> Run -> type in regedit.
  3. Click on Edit -> Find -> type in Prolific on the field provided and click on Find Next. Delete any files associated with Prolific or ser2plms.sys
  4. Restart your computer
  5. Keep the GPS unplugged and follow the instructions below
  6. Click the download link below to download the driver(PL2303_Prolific_DriverInstaller_10311_Win7.zip) and save it to your desktop.
  7. Double click the downloaded file and unzip it.
  8. It will open a folder, and double click the "PL2303_Prolific_DriverInstaller_10311.exe"
  9. A window will open up, that says "Welcome to the install shield wizard for PL-2303 USB to Serial". Select Next, at the bottom. Accept the license agreement and select Next.
  10. A window will pop up saying "Install Shield Wizard Complete", and select Finish on the bottom right
  11. Restart your computer (with the GPS still disconnected)
  12. When the computer starts up again, please plug in the USB cable with the GPS attached
  13. Click on the Start Menu -> open Control Panel (make sure on the right hand side it says "switch to Category View," if it doesn't then click on "switch to Classic View" -> open System -> click on Device Manager -> "Ports (Com & LPT)" -> and you should have "USB to serial GPS, and a COM #" If you do, please proceed to step number 14.
  14. Keep note of that COM # and close out of the device manager
  15. Run the navigation program that you would like to use and configure the software’s COM port number to the same number listed in step 13
  16. Make sure that you are outside and start GPS tracking.
USB Driver for iGPS-360 and iGPS-500 for 32/64 Bit Windows 7

File Name:PL2303_Prolific_DriverInstaller_10311_Win7.zip
4/29/2010 2.23Mb
USB Driver for iGPS-360 and iGPS-500 for Mac OS 8.6/9.x USB Driver for iGPS-360 and iGPS-500 for Mac

This driver will allow the Pharos iGPS-360 / iGPS-500 receiver, connecting via USB, to function with MAC OS

Installation Instructions
  1. Click the download link to download the driver.
  2. Uncompress the downloaded file and run the installer.
  3. Restart the computer to finish the installation.
USB Driver for iGPS-360 and iGPS-500 for Mac OS 8.6/9.x

File Name:setup.sit
9/2/2008 7Kb
USB Driver for iGPS-360 and iGPS-500 for Mac OSx USB Driver for iGPS-360 and iGPS-500 for Mac

This driver will allow the Pharos iGPS-360 / iGPS-500 receiver, connecting via USB, to function with MAC OS

Installation Instructions
  1. Click the download link to download the driver.
  2. Uncompress the downloaded file and run the installer.
  3. Restart the computer to finish the installation.
USB Driver for iGPS-360 and iGPS-500 for Mac OSx

File Name:PL2303_1.0.9b1.pkg.hqx
9/2/2008 35Kb
USB Driver for iGPS-360 and iGPS-500 for Windows 98/ME/2000/XP/Vista USB Driver for iGPS-360 and iGPS-500 for Windows 98/ME/2000/XP/Vista

This driver will allow a Pharos iGPS-360 / iGPS-500 receiver, connecting via USB, to function with Windows 98/ME/2000/XP/Vista.

Installation Instructions
  1. Click the download link to download the driver.
  2. It will ask, "Do you want to save or open this file?" Click Save and make sure to save it to an easy to remember location (e.g. "Desktop")
  3. Once the download is complete, locate the file on your desktop and double click it.
  4. This will open a folder, double click the "PL-2303 Driver Installer" (select Run, if it doesn't automatically start to install)
  5. A window will open up that says, "Welcome to the install shield wizard for PL-2303 USB to serial", select Next, at the bottom of the window.
  6. Once installation is complete, another window will appear that says "Install Shield Wizard Complete", and select Finish on the bottom right.
  7. Restart your computer (with the GPS disconnected)
  8. Once up and running, plug the USB cable in and you are ready to use your GPS receiver.
USB Driver for iGPS-360 and iGPS-500 for Windows 98/ME/2000/XP/Vista

File Name:PL_2303_Driver_Installer.zip
9/2/2008 1.41Mb
USB Driver for iGPS-360 and iGPS-500 for Windows Vista 64 Bit USB Driver for iGPS-360 and iGPS-500 for Windows Vista 64 Bit

This driver will allow a Pharos iGPS-360 / iGPS-500 receiver, connecting via USB, to function with Windows Vista 64 Bit.

Installation Instructions
  1. Connect the GPS-500 receiver to your computer -> open Device Manager -> right click on the GPS and select uninstall. Exit out of this window.
  2. Click on Start -> Run -> type in regedit.
  3. Click on Edit -> Find -> type in Prolific on the field provided and click on Find Next. Delete any files associated with Prolific or ser2plms.sys
  4. Restart your computer
  5. Keep the GPS unplugged and follow the instructions below
  6. Click the download link below to download the driver(PL2303_Prolific_DriverInstaller_10311.zip) and save it to your desktop.
  7. Double click the downloaded file and unzip it.
  8. It will open a folder, and double click the "PL2303_Prolific_All-in-One_10311.exe"
  9. A window will open up, that says "Welcome to the install shield wizard for PL-2303 USB to Serial". Select Next, at the bottom. Accept the license agreement and select Next.
  10. A window will pop up saying "Install Shield Wizard Complete", and select Finish on the bottom right
  11. Restart your computer (with the GPS still disconnected)
  12. When the computer starts up again, please plug in the USB cable with the GPS attached
  13. Click on the Start Menu -> open Control Panel (make sure on the right hand side it says "switch to Category View," if it doesn't then click on "switch to Classic View" -> open System -> click on Device Manager -> "Ports (Com & LPT)" -> and you should have "USB to serial GPS, and a COM #" If you do, please proceed to step number 14.
  14. Keep note of that COM # and close out of the device manager
  15. Run the navigation program that you would like to use and configure the software’s COM port number to the same number listed in step 13
  16. Make sure that you are outside and start GPS tracking.
USB Driver for iGPS-360 and iGPS-500 for Windows Vista 64 Bit

File Name:PL2303_Prolific_DriverInstaller_10311.zip
4/28/2009 2.23Mb
USB Driver for Toshiba Pocket PC 2002 USB Driver for Toshiba Pocket PC 2002/2003

This driver enables your Toshiba Pocket PC to work with Pharos GPS receiver via USB connection.

Installation Instructions

NOTE: If you have installed a previous driver, make sure to remove it by selecting: Start > Settings > System > Remove Programs. Make sure to also have the GPS disabled whenever you need to plug or unplug the GPS from the Pocket PC.

  1. Download the driver by clicking the listing above that applies to your operating system (OS). If you are not sure what your operating system is then click: Start > Settings > System > About, on your Pocket PC and read the first two lines. If you have version 4.xx or above you will need the 2003 driver, and if you have 3.xx you will need the 2002 driver. Here are the instructions...When downloading make sure to download it to an easy to remember location (i.e. “Desktop”)
  2. Double click the downloaded file (Toshiba_USB_Driver_2002 or 2003) and unzip the file by selecting, “Extract all files” on the left hand side of this window. Once again make sure to unzip the file an easy to remember location (i.e. “Desktop”)
  3. The extraction will place 6 files on your desktop one of which is called: USBSER.ARM. Right click and the USBSER.ARM CAB file and select Copy.
  4. Make sure your Toshiba Pocket PC is connected and synchronized with your Desktop/Laptop PC using Microsoft Active Sync.
  5. Select My Computer > Mobile Device > My Pocket PC or My Windows Mobile-Based Device> My Documents > Right click in a blank area and Select Paste.
  6. After the transfer is complete, close the window and unplug the Pocket PC from the Desktop/Laptop PC. On the Toshiba Pocket PC select: Start > Programs > File Explorer > look at the very top of the screen where it says “File Explorer.” Directly below this there will be another name of a folder. Whatever the name is, click on it and change it to My Device > Select My Documents > and locate the USBSER.ARM CAB file and tap it once to install.
  7. When the installation process is complete, connect your Pharos GPS to your Toshiba Pocket PC and perform a soft reset on the Pocket PC.
  8. Once the Toshiba is back up and running, open your Ostia mapping software and select the COM port which is assigned to your Toshiba (look below for the COM port assignments)
  9. You are now ready to use your Pharos GPS.

    e330, e740 = Com Port 1
    e350, e400, e750 = Com Port 2
    e800 = Com Port 4
USB Driver for Toshiba Pocket PC 2002

File Name:Toshiba_USB_Driver_2002.zip
9/2/2008 66Kb
USB Driver for Toshiba Pocket PC 2003 USB Driver for Toshiba Pocket PC 2002/2003

This driver enables your Toshiba Pocket PC to work with Pharos GPS receiver via USB connection.

Installation Instructions

NOTE: If you have installed a previous driver, make sure to remove it by selecting: Start > Settings > System > Remove Programs. Make sure to also have the GPS disabled whenever you need to plug or unplug the GPS from the Pocket PC.

  1. Download the driver by clicking the listing above that applies to your operating system (OS). If you are not sure what your operating system is then click: Start > Settings > System > About, on your Pocket PC and read the first two lines. If you have version 4.xx or above you will need the 2003 driver, and if you have 3.xx you will need the 2002 driver. Here are the instructions...When downloading make sure to download it to an easy to remember location (i.e. “Desktop”)
  2. Double click the downloaded file (Toshiba_USB_Driver_2002 or 2003) and unzip the file by selecting, “Extract all files” on the left hand side of this window. Once again make sure to unzip the file an easy to remember location (i.e. “Desktop”)
  3. The extraction will place 6 files on your desktop one of which is called: USBSER.ARM. Right click and the USBSER.ARM CAB file and select Copy.
  4. Make sure your Toshiba Pocket PC is connected and synchronized with your Desktop/Laptop PC using Microsoft Active Sync.
  5. Select My Computer > Mobile Device > My Pocket PC or My Windows Mobile-Based Device> My Documents > Right click in a blank area and Select Paste.
  6. After the transfer is complete, close the window and unplug the Pocket PC from the Desktop/Laptop PC. On the Toshiba Pocket PC select: Start > Programs > File Explorer > look at the very top of the screen where it says “File Explorer.” Directly below this there will be another name of a folder. Whatever the name is, click on it and change it to My Device > Select My Documents > and locate the USBSER.ARM CAB file and tap it once to install.
  7. When the installation process is complete, connect your Pharos GPS to your Toshiba Pocket PC and perform a soft reset on the Pocket PC.
  8. Once the Toshiba is back up and running, open your Ostia mapping software and select the COM port which is assigned to your Toshiba (look below for the COM port assignments)
  9. You are now ready to use your Pharos GPS.

    e330, e740 = Com Port 1
    e350, e400, e750 = Com Port 2
    e800 = Com Port 4
USB Driver for Toshiba Pocket PC 2003

File Name:Toshiba_USB_Driver_2003.zip
9/2/2008 91Kb
USB-Serial Controller Driver Update for Windows XP USB-Serial Controller Driver Update for Windows XP

This driver update will allow Windows XP to recognize the GPS receiver (iGPS-360/iGPS-500).

Installation Instructions
  1. Click the download link below to download the driver update(Microsoft_NO_PNP.zip) and save it to your desktop.
  2. Click File -> Extract All
  3. The Extraction Wizard will open up (to continue, click Next at the bottom right hand side)
  4. It will now ask you for a location to save this folder to. Leave it to the default directory, that it gives you and select Next
  5. Another window will open up, and it will say that the files have been unzipped successfully. Make sure that the box for "show extracted files" is checked. Then click Finish
  6. Another folder will open up (the unzipped folder) close out of this folder, and close out of the other Microsoft_NO_PNP folder
  7. Connect your GPS-360 (or iGPS-500) via the USB cable
  8. Click on the Start Menu -> open Control Panel (make sure on the right hand side it says "switch to Category View," if it doesn't then click on "switch to Classic View"
  9. Double left click on "System"
  10. Click on the "Hardware Tab" -> click on "Device Manager"
  11. Look for a yellow exclamation mark (usually under "other devices" or "Universal Serial Bus Controllers" click on the plus sign to show what devices are listed under one of these sections and it might say "USB-Serial Controller"
  12. Right click on "USB-Serial Controller" -> select Update Driver
  13. Depending on your Computer, it might ask you "Can Windows connect to Windows Update to search for software?" (If it does not have this then skip to the next step) Click No, not at this time, and select Next
  14. It will ask "What do you want the wizard to do?" "install the software automatically (Recommended)" or "Install from a list or specific location (Advanced). Select the second one (Install from a list or specific location (Advanced) and select Next
  15. Another window will come up "Please choose your search and installation options" Then select "Don't search I will choose the driver to install" and select Next
  16. It will then ask to select the hardware type. Select Ports (Com & LPT), and hit Next
  17. Then it will ask "Select the device driver you want to install for this hardware?" Select "Have Disk"
  18. It will ask you to "insert the manufacturer's installation disk" You don't have to do that, just select the "browse" button at the bottom
  19. We are going to look on your desktop, so where it says "Look in: (at the top)" choose desktop -> double click Microsoft_NO_PNP -> double click Microsoft_NO_PNP -> Double click the folder for which Operating System you have -> double click "ser2plms" Then select OK
  20. If it says "This device does not contain any information about your device" Stop the installation process, and send us an email and ask for the "PL2303 driver" This is another driver that we have, and it should work with your GPS. If it does not give you this error message then proceed to the next step
  21. You will get an error message saying "This driver is not digitally signed" Bypass this message by selecting "Next"
  22. You will get another error message that says "this software has not passed windows logo testing" Bypass this message by selecting "Continue Anyway"
  23. Select "Finish"
  24. It should now bring you back to the device manager, and your GPS should be listed under "Ports (COM & LPT)" Click on the plus sign (+) next to "Ports (COM & LPT) check to see which comport your GPS is recognized on
  25. Close out of the device manager. Click on the Start Menu -> Programs -> Microsoft Streets and Trips -> Tools -> GPS -> Configure Receiver -> and select "Scan"
  26. It should now find a GPS, select the GPS and select OK
  27. Make sure that you are outside in an open area with a clear view of the sky and click on Tools -> GPS -> Track Position
  28. Now it should find your location.
USB-Serial Controller Driver Update for Windows XP

File Name:Microsoft_NO_PNP.zip
4/29/2010 203Kb

 

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