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Fred Salerno (salernof@gate.net)
Wed, 4 Oct 1995 20:55:51 -0400 (EDT)


The windows 3.1 serial driver, comm.drv cannot safely handle above 19200
baud. There are shareware replacements.
Win 3.11 (wkgrps) does not have this fault, nor win95.

On Wed, 4 Oct 1995, Rodney M. Dyer wrote:

> At 03:25 PM 10/3/95 -0300, you wrote:
> >Another possibility, is that normally windows caps serial transfers at 19.2
> >Kbps. So even with a 28.8 modem, unless you're doing something special, you
> >are only transfering data at 19.2 kbps. (blame Mr. Gates for never thinking
> >anyone would need to go faster than 19.2! :-) )
> >
> >Dan
> >
>
> This is totally unrelated to the problem, and is erroneous information.
> There is no cap on serial rates under windows. Older machines cannot handle
> data at those rates under windows.
>
> Rodney
>
> Rodney M. Dyer
> PC Network Administrator
> College of Engineering
> University of North Carolina at Charlotte
> Email: rmdyer@uncc.edu
> Phone: (704)547-3154
>
>