You will need
- - computer with Internet access
- - system administration skills
- - Advanced Virtual COM Port
- - USB Serial Converter or a Virtual Null Mode
Download and install Advanced Virtual COM Port. To do this, open a browser and go to http://www.advancedvirtualcomport.com/files/AdvancedVirtualComPort.zip. This program includes both local and network virtual COM port. It can create virtual port and connect it to a virtual cable modem through a network or the Internet. These ports created by the program look the same as real. They work similarly. Run the program, follow the procedure creating a port: click "create port", select the source of the created port. Follow the instructions of the program. Next go to "control Panel", select "device Manager", there you will see the emergence of a new port in the port list.
Download the driver for the virtual port to deliver virtual com port on the computer site http://com0com.sourceforge.net/. Unzip the driver to a folder, connect the cable with the USB connector to the computer. The other end of the cable, where two DB-9 connector that will not connect. Then automatically set the equipment. Select "search for a suitable driver for my device", specifying the location. Then click "Browse" and select the downloaded driver. In the next window, click "Finish". After installing the USB Serial Converter will launch the installation wizard for the serial port. Repeat the procedure for the installation using the add new hardware wizard. Restart the computer to make a virtual com port. Go to "control Panel", "System", click "device Manager" and make sure the new port.
Download and install Virtual Null Mode. Create virtual com port with this program is a fairly simple procedure. After installation the program will offer to create a new device, select "Yes", then select the port numbers, click the "OK" button in the program window and in the dialog box. Next, the program will install the virtual ports on the computer. Restart your PC, go to "device Manager" and check the emergence of new ports.