Com 4 closed

  bridge+ 11:04 09 Aug 06

I use com 4 to program my GPS via Memory Map; but XP now says (was ok yesterday) that com 4 now can't be opened. Does some kind soul know how I can I access the port details i.e baud rate, etc, in XP ?

  leedsafc 11:29 09 Aug 06

What GPS are you using? Although i am using Anquet mapping to transfer data to and from my Garmin etrex summit i had a similar problem. I solved it by selecting an unkown device and the resulting dialogue enabled me to alter the settings manually. Perhaps this may be the procedure to follow using Memory Map

  vinnyT 13:51 09 Aug 06

Control panel- System- Device manager- then look down the list for Ports (Com & LPT). Right click Com4, -properties- port settings.

Hope this helps.

  bridge+ 14:51 09 Aug 06

For: Leedsafc and VinnyT, Many, many thanks for your advice, problem now solved ! Com 4 is locked to a specific USB outlet !

  vinnyT 15:49 09 Aug 06

Welcome, glad it's sorted.

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