EXCEPTION: System.IO.IOException: Insufficient system resources exist to complete the requested service

Hello Experts,

I'm working on Windows application, talking to a Device on Virtual COMM.

It fails to communicate the device and throws this exception:

EXCEPTION: System.IO.IOException: Insufficient system resources exist to complete the requested service.
 
   at System.IO.Ports.InternalResources.WinIOError(Int32 errorCode, String str)
   at System.IO.Ports.SerialStream..ctor(String portName, Int32 baudRate, Parity parity, Int32 dataBits, StopBits stopBits, Int32 readTimeout, Int32 writeTimeout, Handshake handshake, Boolean dtrEnable, Boolean rtsEnable, Boolean discardNull, Byte parityReplace)
   at System.IO.Ports.SerialPort.Open()
   at Tel.SetComm.Serial.Port.Open()
   at TelComm_Library.CSet.Test(Int32 maxAttempts)


I see the  Virtual Comm port on my device manager, but still cannot open the comm port.

But in the past, I talked to the same device multiple times with different Virtual comm#.
 
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SAMIR BHOGAYTAFreelancer and IT ConsultantCommented:
Hi, you use the memory flush() function for solving the above exception.
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Miguel OzSoftware EngineerCommented:
It may be a service pack or hot fix introducing the issue described here:
http://zachsaw.blogspot.com/2010/07/net-serialport-woes.html
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ASPDEVAuthor Commented:
Thanks.
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