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Partial Serial/Com Port Failure...?

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BlueDevil

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I believe I may be experiencing a partial failure of my com/serial port.

Here is the situation. I am using several pieces of Motorola Programming Software. I am able to use my serial port to read/write radios using some of the programing. However when I am trying to program other radios using a different cable and different software I am not able to program the radio. By using a different computer running the same OS and Motorola Software I am able to program the radios fine. I basically have isolated it down to an issue with the serial port. Has anyone ever had any similar issues?
 

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Is it a genuine serial port? What OS are you running? What radios won't work when you try to program them?
 

BlueDevil

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It is a genuine serial port. I can program my XTS2500 via serial port. I cannot program my M1225 or CP200. I am running XP SP3.
 

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Shut down Windows and your computer, then try the M1225 from a 'cold' start.
Windows does not always release the com ports.
 
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