[time-nuts] usb serial converter

David J Taylor david-taylor at blueyonder.co.uk
Wed Jun 15 04:56:58 UTC 2011

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Subject: Re: [time-nuts] usb serial converter

> Just a side note here should it ever come up, those usb serial 
> converters don't work in DOS. DOS doesn't support USB. You can kind of 
> get them working in the so-called DOS window of 32 bit windows, but many 
> DOS apps won't work because DOS allowed from direct control of the port 
> and windows gets in the way.

You might like to try UserPort:


which allows Windows programs full access to the ports you might need. 
I've used it to allow access to the parallel port bits under Windows XP.

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