com ports

  tulix 22:53 14 Jan 2004

I am trying to update my phone book on my mobile using a serial cable,i have all the relavent software for it but i cant seem to get the computer to find my phone.It says to use com port 1 but it cannot connect to it becouse there is something using that port but i dont know wot is using that port.I am using xp pro,any ideas on how to resolve this.

  tulix 23:36 14 Jan 2004


  canard 23:50 14 Jan 2004

You might try experimenting using com port 2, 3 etc. It sorted out my external modem's total inertia.

  johnnyrocker 23:56 14 Jan 2004

have a look in right click my computer/properties/hardware/device manager/ports and se what is sharing com1 and sort it from there

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