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Win2k :How to change the number of the COM port of Windows 2000?

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How to change the number of the COM port of Windows 2000?
How should I change the COM port number in Windows 2000?

Can change the COM port number in the following procedures.

(Procedures)

1. Right-click the "My Computer" icon on the desktop and click "Properties". "System Properties" appears.

2. Double-click the "Hardware" tab and click the "Device Manager" button.

3. Select the COM port that you wish to change the number from "Ports (COM & LPT)" on the window of "Device Manager" and double-click on it.

4. Click the "Port Settings" tab and click the "Advanced" button.

5. Select the COM port you wish to change from "COM Port Number" and click the "OK" button.

6. Click the "OK" button on the "Communications Port (COM1) Properties" window and you have completed the procedures of changing the number.