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> 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.


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

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