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Executable fails to launch over RDP but works fine on physical machine

I have an executable written in C# running on Windows Server 2012 r2 If I start it, when I am working on the physical computer, it works just fine. But if I am logged into the computer through RDP it ...
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How can Excel add-ins be managed in an environment with multiple version of Office?

I have both Excel 2010 and 2013 installed. COM add-ins appear to be shared by all versions of Office. This is problematic because the whole point of having multiple version installed was to be able to ...
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No COM1 port on hyper-v

I just made a fresh Windows 8.1 install and am trying to set-up a VM for kernel debugging. Therefore, I need to create a serial link to debug the VM using windbg. Usually I just simply add a new COM ...
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Why do I have to manually add Local Activation permission for domain account even if it's a member of the local Administrators group?

A SQL Server 2012 agent job was failing with: The application-specific permission settings do not grant Local Activation permission for the COM Server application with CLSID {...} and APPID ...
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Cannot Delete Unwanted COM ports - Windows 7

I recently installed a Cannon wireless printer for temporary use, the drivers of which set nearly all my COM ports to be constantly in-use (an occasionnal bug noted in the ReadMe after installation ...
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Explorer.exe COMRuntime error: unexisting user can't get access permissions to COM server

since explorer has no appid, it's not possible to find relevant DCOM component in Component Services. I tried editing access rights in Elevated-Unelevated Explorer Factory component and editing ...
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COM port forwarding software

I need to find software to redirect COM port from PC with device to remote server (over ethernet). But first: connection must be initialized by client to server (from PC with device), and second: ...
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Two similar USB devices on separate com ports

I have two Navilock GPS USB devices and need to run both on separate ports. (They use the same driver). I am using Windows 8. I added two devices to the device manager and set one to COM port 3 and ...
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Why are com ports listed at device manager not visible to programs?

I'm having an odd problem on a Windows 7 (64 Bit) system: After installing the device drivers of a bluetooth usb dongle, various new COM ports show up at device manager. But for some reasons, neither ...
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Is there a way of knowing who the owner of an Explorer window is, and their groups/account rights?

Related question: Opening Explorer shell with admin privileges on XP (with IE7 installed) Once an Explorer window is opened, how can we tell the difference between one that is running as Admin and ...
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Program to remove virtual COM ports

I have a program written in python that does a lot of bluetooth connections with multiple devices. I've had an issue that after a number of device connections, I can no longer connect to a bluetooth ...
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Check which com port my device uses?

I have a device hooked up to the USB connector and within it's software i have to choose which com port it uses. With Windows XP i would go to the device manager and go to com devices/ports where it ...
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Try to resolve logged error SQL Server/SQL Server 2008 R2

I have this logged error #10016 The application-specific permission settings do not grant Local Launch permission for the COM Server application with CLSID ...
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Is it possible to use a terminal emulator with the LPT port?

I am not very experienced with terminal emulators, but most of the emulators I have seen and used are asking to connect over a serial (COM) port. Is it possible to use a terminal emulator with the ...
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How can I get an overview of COM ports on a Windows computer?

How can I see both physical and virtual COM ports that have been installed and configured on a Windows computer? Can I see the settings and services they have been assigned to, or do I have to go the ...
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How to wire the LPT and COM port headers on a motherboard?

I would like to add an LPT and a COM port to my computer. The board has no LPT or COM port on the I/O panel on the back. However, there are LPT and COM port headers on the board. You can see these ...
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How to allow only cell resizing but cannot change data in excel?

In one of my lotusscript code, I output some data to excel. Initially I only allow the user to print and not make any changes to the spreadsheet. But then the user request that they want to resize the ...
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Redirect serial com to tcp port

I would like to know if exists some utility that connects to serial port and redirect input and output to a tcp port. I need this for a Java application, I need to write and read to a serial port but ...
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Virtual COM Port Using usbser.sys Keeps Dropping

I have a C# wpf application that is communicating with a device via a virtual com port over USB. This device is using the usbser.sys driver. Everything works normally as expected and communication is ...
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Why is my COM port list empty; how can I add COM ports for my modem?

Adding a new modem to my Windows 8: But I'm stuck at this screen:
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How can you test communication on a COM/Serial port?

We have a OHAUAS defender 5000 series model T51P Weighting scales with a COM port. if we connect this to a PC we should be able to get the weight on the computer by sending a command to it. Is there ...
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Escape sequences in virtual terminal

I need send next escape sequence through COM port. ^[[LD NOTE (from manual) Pressing "Ctrl-v", "Ctrl-[" on keyboard will generate the "^[" escape sequence. In some file systems, the escape ...
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Is there some setting in windows 7 that make USB Virtual COM ports work more fast?

I created a piece of software that send information to Virtual COM Ports, these Virtual COM Ports are used by a USB device, and I have got 2 computers: 1 Notebook and 1 Netbook, but this Notebook is ...
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Programmatically updated a cell's formula in one PC shows #Name in another PC

We have a lot of spreadsheets and there is a need to upgrade an important Addin. The change will involve converting an old formula to a new one. It is not a straightforward change because the name ...
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Install COM AddIn without adminstrative rights

I have a custome excel add in. I would like to install it on XP machine (to be added on Excel 2007). The problem I am having is that users don't have admin rights and also they have no permission to ...
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COM+ “Enable Partitions” Windows 7

Windows 7 Pro, 32-bit... when I go into Component Services and expand computers and right-click on My Computer and choose properties, the Options tab has a disabled Enable partitions option that I ...
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How do I use a USB printer as a COM port?

How do I make my USB printer simulate a COM port? I tried the solution here: How do I simulate a parallel (LPT) Printer with a USB Printer? … and I got this error message: "the network resource ...
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Is there software to write to RFID cards?

I have a specialty RFID writing hardware, I just want to write strings onto RFID cards. Unfortunately they didn't give me any software, but a library. I wasn't intending to program a new GUI and ...
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Configure connection to embedded device with virtual COM port in Windows 7

I want to set up a connection between my Windows 7 computer and an embedded device connected on a virtual COM port using a USB cable. I already have a driver for for COM port emulation. How do I ...
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Unable to register VB dll created in 32 bit in 64 bit Windows 7 Machine

Unable to register VB dll created in 32 bit in 64 bit Windows 7 Machine. getting the below error. and also not able to give reference to my dot net project Thanks, Pradeep
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What does COM object mean?

What is it? As I understood it's a kind of Microsoft special technology for some objects. But what exactly?
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Linux acting as USB device

I am working on an embedded Linux platform and I have need to transfer data between the platform and a PC. The embedded Linux has a usb device port (like a printer), so this is the means by which ...