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Get port name for a USB -serial adapter

Posted on 2004-10-27
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We have an USB device working as a virtual com port. I would like to let my users get  this device to comunicating to this device without having to manually select a serial port.
how can I get/know the com port name/number and how can I know if the device is not connected?

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    I will implement a solution.
    Needs Setup API and probably Config Manager API.

    Please contact me directly so i can send you the files later.
    robert_marquardt att gmx dott de
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    Tell here if you do not reach me.

    The "COMx" device is only existant if the device is plugged.
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    by:robert_marquardt
    For all interested in this question:
    I will rework my Config Manager API conversion and make it available in the near future.
    It will then include some examples for matching COM ports and safe removal of USB sticks.
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    by:dygj
    Thanks for your help. My problem is solved.

    Bjarte Dyngjeland
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