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Comment Re:But dos and older windows 9X apps / os may not (Score 1) 212

I've been running Toughbooks for a while, simply because I have older network equipment that needs a real RS-232 serial connection to talk to it, and I have a plethora of two-way radio equipment that requires programming using a serial port and interface box. The Radio Programming Software won't recognize serial ports above COM4, and most USB-to-Serial converters have issues with sending the signals down the line. I also have Amateur Radio equipment and software that requires a real serial port for sending and receiving data and keying the radio. USB converters can't provide the correct signaling functions.

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