Use the serial cable, serial port, and serial device in another setup to see if the problem is with the components or the setup. What should I do? When you test your cables, it is recommended that you do the following: When you can see what you are typing, you know that the COM port is working and you can see which port number the physical serial port is. You can check multiple ports at the same time by opening multiple sessions, putting the loopback adapter on one port, and trying to type into each session. Copy Link Was this information helpful?

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When you troubleshoot issues with a serial device, there are some quick tests that you can complete to rule out potential problems. Copy Link Was this information helpful?

To confirm that Windows detects your USB device, complete the following: Terms Privacy Site Feedback. Use a different serial cable, serial port, and serial device in your setup to see if the problem persists. In the list of extracted files, double-click the Setup. If the loopback test fails, make sure that the serial cable or gender changer that you are using works and that the adapter is in the correct port.


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Cancer and reproductive harm — www. Download the latest drivers from the StarTech. Some cookies are essential to ensure our website works for you. Your USB device is listed according to the name of the chipset. What should I do? To check whether or not an RS serial port is working, perform an RS loopback test by doing the following:.

If the device is listed with an error, follow the instructions on the website to reinstall the drivers. When the session is open, anything you type into it you should see.

Extract the files using the instructions in Step 2. Use the serial cable, serial port, and serial device in another setup to see if the problem is with the components or the setup.

Windows will typically save the files to the Downloads folder that is associated with your user account for example, C: Click the Apple icon. Click About This Mac.

For example, a network card would be under Ethernet Cards. Your computer will automatically complete the driver installation and your device should be ready to use. Some serial devices work only if the COM port aidlink is between a certain range. Use short cables when you are testing.


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See Proposition 65 Notice. Everything is hooked up but nothing is working. How can I make sure my serial port is working in Windows? Once Windows has restarted, connect the USB serial adapter to your computer.

Open a telnet session on the COM port number esrial the device that you are testing. You can test to make sure that the following components are working correctly and are not the source of the issue:. Take a metal paperclip or wire and cross pins 2 and 3.

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The loopback test fails when you cannot see what you are typing. Ideally, you should test a component that you know works in another setup. To install the driver: