Home  >  Support  >  Support Forum  >  windows 7 professional, Digi ClassicBoard PCI 4-port, renumber COM port assignments
Notice! We've recently migrated to using a new forum, we hope you enjoy it. If you are an existing member and this is your first time visiting our new forum, please reset your password to be able to sign in.
Welcome to Digi Forum, where you can ask questions and receive answers from other members of the community.

windows 7 professional, Digi ClassicBoard PCI 4-port, renumber COM port assignments

0 votes
I have a Digi 4-port ClassicBoard with the DB25 cable installed
in the PCI slot of a Dell Inspiron 580 running Windows 7 Professional.

- Digi ClassicBoard PCI (5V) 4-port RS-232, Part #77000576
PN (IP) 50001136-02 Rev B
SN (S) V 11159830
- Digi 4-port DB25M, Part #76000008

I would like to renumber the COM ports from COM 4-7 to COM1-4 because
when using the Windows Virtual PC with XP Mode this virtual machine
set up does not recognize ports numbered greater than 4, consequently,
only COM4 can be mapped to the two COM ports supported by XP Mode.

Sometimes the Device Manager can show the Port Settings, Advanced button that
allows port numbers to be reassigned, however, this is not shown
for the Digi ClassicBoard PCI Port (COM4) properties.

Is there a driver update that allows the COM ports to be reassigned?
asked May 8, 2013 in Serial Cards by melder New to the Community (0 points)

Please log in or register to answer this question.

Your M2M Expert™for Businessfor Developers
Newsletter SignupYouTubeGoogle+FacebookCopyright © 1996-2013 Digi International Inc. All rights reserved. Legal