Question about COM ports

Discussion in 'Windows 7 Hardware' started by snwboardn, Jan 25, 2012.

  1. snwboardn

    snwboardn New Member

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    Hey I have a usb to serial adapter for use with Cisco routers and switches. Everytime I plug it in, it seems to choose a random COM port. Is there any way to make that device always use the same COM port.

    OS: Windows 7 Ultimate

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  2. Saltgrass

    Saltgrass Excellent Member
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    Is the device listed in the Printers and Devices window? If it is you should be able to set a com port as you would with a printer.

    Was there any software included with the device?

    Does it show in Device Manager and have an option to select a port?
     

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