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by chp / December 9, 2004 1:09 AM PST

How do I find out what device is using com port 1? I am using XP home addition. thanks for the help

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Re: com port 1
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 9, 2004 1:22 AM PST
In reply to: com port 1

I use mine with my Palm IIIc. I know this since that's what's plugged into it.

Maybe you can look at what's plugged into it?

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Another thought. Maybe your question is a little light. Tell a story. Share an "error message". Share that you were installing "Columbo 3.14156" and "this happened".

And in closing, you don't want to know that TROJAN DIALERS often lock COM1 to their use so when I read such a post I always scan the machine with HOUSECALL (a web based antivirus).

Bob

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Re: com port 1
by chp / December 9, 2004 1:35 AM PST
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I just need to update the driver for the device on com1 one. I do get an error message " The Device driver for the communication port(com1) Is preventing the machine from entering standby". It further indicates I should update my driver for the device, but I do not know what divice it is is.

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by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 9, 2004 1:49 AM PST
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