DOS command to change com2 to com1

April 6, 2011 at 13:46:34
Specs: DOS 1990 vintage, N/A
My 1990 Packard Bell XT is automatically opening COM 2. I want it to open COM 1 with the settings that it is now opening on COM2.

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April 6, 2011 at 15:20:50

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April 6, 2011 at 16:55:08
that is a function of whatever Software is communicating with Com2. MS-DOS itself does not use Com ports. You need to identify the software that is communicating with whatever is connected to the com ports and reconfigure it. Or better still, just change the device from Com1 to Com2.


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April 6, 2011 at 17:20:01
I think it was set mode then re-direct but you may need to explain more about what application or any bios issues you may have also. I

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April 6, 2011 at 20:49:38
If these are on-board ports then just go into cmos/bios setup and configure the ports the way you want them. If they're on an I/O card then configure the card's jumpers (or DIP switch) to give the correct values.

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