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Thread: Does anyone know how to release a com port

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    Default Does anyone know how to release a com port

    Is there anyway to release a com port from a program/diagnose what program is using the port?

    Thanks,

    Fudz
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    I have had to do this before but can't remember what to do sorry
    Do you by chance have any incomming network connections on the com ports? (under network connections)?

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    go to device manager and change the port to a different port number.

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    Download portmon from www.sysinternals.com. That will tell you everything you need to know.

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