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how do I remove the CAT com ports?

ON5AM
ON5AM Member ✭✭
edited June 2020 in SmartSDR CAT
Hi,
That's very simple. I have ghost COM ports, when I chose a new port com, I can't how to go back and take my port Com 4, 5 etc ... I am now at COM port 23 and the more I advance the number go up. I deleted all my COM ports but they come back when I reset the PC.
What to I do. Have you a solution?
Tks for help me
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Answers

  • David Decoons, wo2x
    David Decoons, wo2x Member, Super Elmer Moderator
    edited June 2020
  • Rick
    Rick Member ✭✭
    edited June 2017
    Thanks Dave for the info, I needed that....Rick, kd4dra

  • ON5AM
    ON5AM Member ✭✭
    edited June 2020
    First thanks.
    David, unfortunately I applied this method but the result at home did not bring anything. After some time I have all my COM port just like pictures.
    I don't know what I do now ?
  • David Decoons, wo2x
    David Decoons, wo2x Member, Super Elmer Moderator
    edited June 2017
    You can try try using a program Tim recommends called Com Name Arbiter Setter 

    http://www.uwe-sieber.de/misc_tools_e.html#arbiter 

    This will allow you to clear com ports that are incorrectly set to reserved in the Windows Registry.

    Dave wo2x
  • ON5AM
    ON5AM Member ✭✭
    edited June 2017
    I will try and keep you informed
    Thanks
  • ON5AM
    ON5AM Member ✭✭
    edited May 2018
    Hi,
    Now everything is good and I'm happy  :-)
    I delete all COM port in Device Management after I uninstall the FlexRadio System  FlexVSP oh yes...uninstall
    I Restart 2 times and after will be OK.
    Now I have the Ghost COM port 4, 5, ...

    image

    Thanks for your help.

    Al




  • Tim - W4TME
    Tim - W4TME Administrator, FlexRadio Employee admin
    edited June 2017
    There is a MUCH easier way.  Open SmartSDR CAT, right click on the Remove button and select the option "Reset FlexVSP ports".
  • ON5AM
    ON5AM Member ✭✭
    edited June 2017
    Thanks you Tim
  • ON5AM
    ON5AM Member ✭✭
    edited June 2017
    Tim, I'm sorry but i don't see "reset FlexVSP ports". I have V1.9.13
    Can you help me ?
  • Tim - W4TME
    Tim - W4TME Administrator, FlexRadio Employee admin
    edited June 2017
    Upgrade to the latest version of SmartSDR, 1.10.16.
  • Patrick ON8PL
    Patrick ON8PL Member
    edited May 2018
    Thanks, right click on Remove works but is non-obvious to find. Could you add 'Right-click for removal options' to the hint text for the button ?
  • Tim - W4TME
    Tim - W4TME Administrator, FlexRadio Employee admin
    edited May 2018
    It's obvious if you read the CAT documentation ;-)

    We'll take your suggestion under consideration.
  • Andrew O'Brien
    Andrew O'Brien Member ✭✭

    "this may take a while " means ???

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