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Windows 7: COM Ports Question

04 Feb 2014   #1
Robert11

Windows 7 64bit
 
 
COM Ports Question

Hello,

Is it O.K. to have a few programs set up with their COM Ports all the same number,
as long as only one program is ever actually being used at a time ?

Thanks,
Bob


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04 Feb 2014   #2
Ranger4

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit sp1
 
 

I think COM ports are allocated a number for one item & it cannot be used by another item, even if it is not connected at the same time. However, I am not 100% sure.
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