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Control Break on Dell Latitude

Posted on 2007-03-17
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Last Modified: 2013-11-17
Cisco 6500, 720 supervisor cards.  Trying to do control break on latitude laptop, not working.  Going to console via hyperterminal, anyone know why control break would not work on the laptop?
Question by:Glindac
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Make sure you have hyperterm setup to emulate an ANSI terminal.  If Cntl-Break does not work try Cntl-F6-Break.

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WHere is the ansi terminal setting?
I am connecting via com1
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When you are running Hyperterm, select File from the menu, then properties, then click on the settings tab.  In the middle should "Emulation".
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Also, sometimes this just does not plain work with Hyperterm.  I don't know why, but it just does not.

You may want to try putty (http://www.chiark.greenend.org.uk/~sgtatham/putty/) instead of Hyperterm, or get Hyperterm PE (personal edition) which is just slightly better than the Hyperterm that comes with Windows.

I personally use a combination of putty and telnet with Cygwin.

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