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On vista home 32b, need to install bluetooth device on com n? less then 90

By PMT2010 ·
Can't get a free com port listed less then n?90, all show in use.
How to reset or manage & release unused ports ?
I'm sure i don't that many devices installed!

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What!!!???

by Mehul Bhai In reply to On vista home 32b, need t ...

What, more than 90 COM ports are used!!!???
Anybody, are there any systems or OS with that many COM ports!!!???
Please let us know properly hat You are trying to do!!!???

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well depends on what the poster means by "com" ports

by CG IT In reply to What!!!???

most computers these days don't have "serial" ports that tie in to "com" ports. USB has taken over that.

But if the poster means the firewall, then there are probably 90 ports listed in the firewall rules as default allow rules. opening a port through the firewall for "com" [communications] is simple.

Since this is a bluetooth device, and assuming it's a USB PnP device, then windows should automatically create a rule when the software is installed as the software will tell windows this is a trusted program.

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