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JSI Tip 2248. Windows 2000 Device Manager displays Code 12 for a COM port?

If you have a yellow circle and an exclamation point next to a COM port, in Windows 2000 Device Manager, the General tab of the COM port Properties may display:

This device cannot find enough free resources that it can use. (Code 12)

even if the COM port is not being used.

Edit C:\Boot.ini. If the /debug switch is used in the ARC Path that you booted, remove it.

NOTE: You may have to remove attributes to edit the boot.ini file. Type attrib -r -s -h c:\boot.ini at a CMD prompt.

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