I've read a lot about usb/ serial adapter problems on this Group so I
followed their advise and purchased a IOGEAR USB to Serial/PDA
Converter Cable (GUC232A), followed the setup instructions and it
works fine so far (25 hours).
It seems from what I've read here, that some adapters don't play well
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, "Eddie" <djx_master@...>
> Yeah, I am using a serial USB adapter recommended by LaCrosse since I
> never thought I would need a serial port when I built my pc. Randomly
> throughout the day my pc (w/xp) freezes. Beat down, I realize I need a
> serial port. I really don't want to, but I guess I must if my need to
> have my weather posted online.
> Which should I get?
> The PC is a 2006 Dell E310, which handles most things tat cross its
> Any help will do, or I am forced to stop broadcasting my weather...
> boohoo I know, but isn't this why we're here...