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Thread: Couldn't open port...
face picon face BY : Olin Lathrop email (remove spam text)

> I have been using the serial port (COM1) of my computer.
> But after a while, the port be opened anymore?
> What is the problem here?

Probably cockpit error.  Another application or another instance of the same
application is already using the COM port.

> What is the worst case scenario?

Life as we know it will cease to exist, all because YOU forgot to release
the COM port.

Olin Lathrop, embedded systems consultant in Devens Massachusetts
(978) 772-3129, olinspamTakeThisOuTembedinc.com, http://www.embedinc.com

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