Different Problems that occur with Serial Ports in Windows® 7
What are the different problems that occur with Serial ports in Windows 7?
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The following are some of the details of serial port and the frequent problems that occur in them, with their causes, symptoms and tips to fix them:
- Serial Port
- Software conflicts
- Troubles with cables
Serial ports enable the connection of external modems to your PC or a router through serial cable. Serial ports are commonly used for serial data communication. Serial ports are a type of computer interface which complies with RS-232 standard. The serial ports and the cables which are used for PC keyboard and other computer peripherals are the same.
The Software conflicts are often considered as a major trouble. The serial ports utilize programs such as the Fax software and Palm Hot Sync software and would prevent the other programs from using it. While you are using Palm Computing software on the serial port you will have to make sure that the Hot Sync software is closed.
Cables are the one of the important element of communication. Thus in case if any loose connection occurs to this cables then the data transmission process would be interrupted. By running the Test port in the help menu you would be able to understand whether the ports are connected firmly. Then if the ports are functioning properly then it would show a good connection.
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