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Can you redirect data sent to a serial and send it to a USB port?

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June 02, 2010 6:54AM

Yes. Use a USB to serial converter. The converted port will act like a normal comport. Even the name.

Example of a USB to serial converter:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16812240005

When sending data to one of your I/O devices the determining factor to where it goes is the drivers installed for the device. Perhaps you are using some sort of serial/USB adapter, in this case if the drivers installed don't support a USB port you will need to update them. If such drivers exist for your device you will probably find them at the manufacture's website.

if you have the right connection to the usb port it will redirect data