LAN com port?

Discussion in 'Windows Networking' started by inkleputDEL, Jan 28, 2006.

  1. inkleputDEL

    inkleputDEL Guest

    How do you acces a com port on a peer LAN? The desktop machine shows
    the share started, but on the Win98SE laptop Network Neighborhood shows
    nothing of it.

    Jim L via the eCS 1.15 version of OS/2
    inkleputDEL, Jan 28, 2006
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  2. Don't have a clue what you're trying to accomplish. Please explain fully
    and with much more detail. COM ports are not a shareable device or

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  3. inkleputDEL

    CJT Guest

    I think you'd have to have specialized terminal server software running
    on the machine with the com port.
    CJT, Jan 28, 2006
  4. inkleputDEL

    CJT Guest

    .... under Windows 98.
    CJT, Jan 28, 2006
  5. inkleputDEL

    inkleputDEL Guest

    Use the modem on the desktop from the laptop.
    I'll take that as a Win98 limitation. It is also true of XP?

    Jim L via the eCS 1.15 version of OS/2
    inkleputDEL, Jan 29, 2006
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