Friday, July 22, 2011

Change The Value of Serial COM Port for USB to Serial in Windows 2000, Windows Me and Windows 98 SE

Change Com Port for USB to Serial

Currently it has rarely use Operating system Windows 2000, Windows me, or Windows 98 SE. But for certain purposes still exist, for example, used in a controller device, machine controllers or for other purposes.

When we install an USB to Serial com converter then it will be obtained automatically, for examples COM 5, Com 6, etc.
In Windows 2000, Me or 98 SE, to change the serial com port as we want, for example we want COM 2, we must convert hexa decimal values for the port ​​manually.

Go to Device Manager,
• Windows 2000
Start -> Settings -> Control Panel -> System -> Hardware -> Device Manager
• Windows 98/ME
Start -> Settings -> Control Panel -> System -> Device Manager