Error Message: "The system can not open COM x port requested by the application. Close or Ignore" when Running Laplink V/DOS in Windows

Author Laplink Software on February 24, 2012 | Print | Bookmark
Last updated on April 6, 2012

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I get this error message when I start Laplink V/DOS on a computer running Windows. What can I do?



If a port is enabled when Laplink V/DOS starts, it attempts to communicate directly with your computer's hardware. Most versions of Windows prevent this and post this message.



Click Ignore and Laplink V/DOS will continue to load.

In most situations, Laplink V/DOS will not connect when it runs in Windows normal or Safe Mode. See Technical Document 718: How to Install and Use Laplink V/DOS to Rescue Data from a Computer for more information.


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Platforms: WinNT, Win2K, WinXP

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