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Old 10-20-2010, 03:16 PM   #1
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Default Changing the COM port of a USB to Serial adapter

I have a new work laptop with windows 7 pro 64bit. With my job we have to connect to equipment with a serial port and since you can't get laptops with serial ports I purchased a USB to serial adapter which works fine except with one type of equipment we work on the software only lets you select COM 1 or COM 2 and with the adapter depending on which usb port I plug it into it is COM 3 4 or 5. Is there a way to make it come up as COM 1 or 2 so I can connect.

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Old 10-20-2010, 03:23 PM   #2
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Default Re: Changing the COM port of a USB to Serial adapter

Start > (right click) Computer > Manage > (Left pane) Device Manager > *Find COM Ports* > (Right click) Properties > (Tab) Port Settings > Advanced

From there, you should be able to reassign the COM label.
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