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MCP2a com port issues

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termite427

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I have windows 7 using a usb to serial port adapter yet when i load the radio software it will not let me select the correct port which is com4 all is greyed out on port number and speed ..i just finished installing the drivers for the adapter and removing the kenwood software and reinstaling it and still the same problem also have turned off antivirous and firewall and still the mcp2a sofware does not see thta com4 is connected to the radio
 
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