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Windows 7: Can I setup a Serial PPP Connection in W7?

27 Jul 2010   #1
skipnalaska

Windows 7 32-bit Ultimate
 
 
Can I setup a Serial PPP Connection in W7?

I need to connect my Vaio (via a USB-Serial adapter) hard wire to a radio device that's expecting a PPP connection at 57600. In XP, you were offered the option of selecting a device for connection (ie; COM 1, etc). W7 seems to only allow a dial-up, which I can't get to work. Any ideas short of just going back to XP?? (BTW, this is urgent - I'm on a ship and I need to fix this radio...


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27 Jul 2010   #2
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by skipnalaska View Post
I need to connect my Vaio (via a USB-Serial adapter) hard wire to a radio device that's expecting a PPP connection at 57600. In XP, you were offered the option of selecting a device for connection (ie; COM 1, etc). W7 seems to only allow a dial-up, which I can't get to work. Any ideas short of just going back to XP?? (BTW, this is urgent - I'm on a ship and I need to fix this radio...
If your hardware can run a virtual xp mode then you should have no problems
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