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Windows 7: COM PORT missing in Device Manager

06 Apr 2013   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x86
COM PORT missing in Device Manager

hello. Today I wanted to configure something in the COM PORT so I checked the device manager and I noticed that the COM PORT is not present. But it's always there before. Please help, how do I get it back? I'm using a laptop so I cannot open it...

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06 Apr 2013   #2

Windows 7 pro 64bits

The is no COM port on modern computers, do you have an USB/serial/bluetooth device plugged in ?
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06 Apr 2013   #3

Windows 7 Professional X64

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by cabak View Post
The is no COM port on modern computers, do you have an USB/serial device plugged in ?
The is no COM port on modern computers

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07 Apr 2013   #4

Windows 10 64 bit

Could it be disabled in the BIOS? Those that have a com port usually have an option in the BIOS to enable/disable.

I have a new Gigabyte Z77 motherboard and it has a com port on the board. I don't have any I/O interface unit connected but its there if I ever wanted to use it. I also have another PC with a new ASUS Z77 motherboard and it too has the port.
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13 Sep 2016   #5

windows 7 ultimate

open device manager
click on action
add legacy hardware
click on next
search for and install the hardware automatically(Recommended)
it will detect that com port and next
double click com port
next and finish
now you will be able to see that com port... :)
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