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05-02-2001, 10:58 PM
I was just curious why my com port 3 is not listed in the device manager? Im using Windows ME and when i check up my modem in controlpanel/modem/properties it says location is com port3 but when i check under device manager the only ports listed are com1 com2 and LPT1. Why is it not listed? Any suggestion would be great.

09-02-2001, 01:05 AM
Don't fret, most new computers use PCI Winmodems nowdays, these are a software modem, and while they use com port emulation, they don't have physical com port hardware on the boards, Device manager is listing hardware com ports only. :-)