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Windows 10 problem with commMg.au3 serial send to arduino

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#1 ·  Posted (edited)

Hello everyone, I usually use the include commMg.au3 to control the Arduino through some COM port via serial,  in previous versions of Windows until version 8.1 works perfectly. Recently I updated my windows to version 10 and when I use this include no longer works and the error that appears is "Port does not exist." Someone is going through a similar situation? Please can help me solve?

CommMG.au3

commg.dll

testeporta.au3

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Have you tryied to install an updated Arduino driver?

For what I looked at the Arduino website, drivers works under XP, Vista and 7, tho it shows Win10 screenshots too.

Take a look at their installation guide: Getting Started with Arduino on Windows.

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Have you tryied to install an updated Arduino driver?

For what I looked at the Arduino website, drivers works under XP, Vista and 7, tho it shows Win10 screenshots too.

Take a look at their installation guide: Getting Started with Arduino on Windows.

I'm with the updated drivers, I believe you have to update to a specific windows 10.

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I have same issue but with other virtual serial devices including Bluetooth SPP which used to work under Win7 but now returns "port does not exist".

_CommListPorts returns "COM9|COM6|COM10|COM8"

_CommSetPort ( 9, $err) returns "port does not exist"

However a USB-->Serial adapter with Proific 2303 chipset does not give this error so does not seem to be affecting all Win10 COM ports.

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i have this error too but doesn't know how to solve it. the error "port does not exist" in the udf have the error code of -16 which is "port not found" which confused me because _CommListPorts show me the same port.:blink:

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Sorry to necro an old thread,

Was anyone able to figure out this issue?

On one of my machines the Arduino is linked to Com3, Com3 shows in the list of available ports using _CommlistPorts()

but it throws an error -16 - ERROR=-16 $sportSetError=port does not exist

Any assistance would be appreciated..

Cheers

NBJ

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  1. Seems to be no AutoIt related problem
  2. Open your own thread (best in a Arduino Forum)

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#8 ·  Posted (edited)

Thanks AutoBert,

For anyone else searching for a solution, I found that I am having some success using the kernel32.dll method from the thread

https://www.autoitscript.com/forum/topic/80344-serial-communication-using-kernel32dll

 

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