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I have two computers and I'd like to access the serial port on one machine from the other. Is it possible to do this with free software and if so, what options do I have?

The sharing machine is running Windows XP And the client machine is running Windows 7 x64

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I think this might work for you:

http://www.javiervalcarce.eu/wiki/Access_to_serial_port_from_Internet

Basically is a c# app (source & compiled)

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Nice tool. BTW, there is an english translation linked in the upper-right hand corner of the page. –  uSlackr Jun 2 '11 at 17:47
    
That's the server side sorted, but how would I make the port visible on the client end? –  Jon Cage Jun 2 '11 at 22:22

You can use Total Commander, it is shareware so you can use it for evaluation, although it works fully even without a license.

It has support for linking computers via 'Serial Port's and also many excellent features.

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