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vrf Direct port access under NT/2K/XP

Question asked by VRFuser on Dec 5, 2002
<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN"><HTML><HEAD><META http-equiv=Content-Type content="text/html; charset=iso-8859-1"><META content="MSHTML 5.50.4134.100" name=GENERATOR><STYLE></STYLE></HEAD><BODY bgColor=#ffffff><DIV><FONT size=2>Because I only use the RS232 and parallel port(s) I didn't even install the VEE-IO-libraries.Under Windows versions > Win9x the direct access to the ports is forbidden (You know). </FONT></DIV><DIV><FONT size=2>The PeekPoke.dll (and giveio.sys) is only one way to work around this problem.</FONT></DIV><DIV><FONT size=2>I recommend to look at the utility <STRONG><FONT size=3>'UserPort'</FONT></STRONG> which I very like (because one can choose the ports to 'unlock' ):</FONT></DIV><DIV><FONT color=#000000 size=4><P><A href="http://www.embeddedtronics.com/design&ideas.html">http://www.embeddedtronics.com/design&ideas.html</A></P><P><FONT size=2>ps. On my homepage <A href="http://www.alytec.com/">www.alytec.com/</A> download.html there's LptPort.dll which also allow access to the parallel port(s). Similar to io_port.dll ( Maybe with a bit more convenience ).</FONT> </P><P><FONT size=2>Detlef Kersten</FONT></P><P><FONT size=2></FONT> </P></FONT></DIV>---<BR>You are currently subscribed to vrf as: rsb@soco.agilent.com<BR>To subscribe send a blank email to "join-vrf@it.lists.it.agilent.com".<BR>To unsubscribe send a blank email to "leave-vrf@it.lists.it.agilent.com".<BR>To send messages to this mailing list,  email "vrf@it.lists.it.agilent.com".  <BR>If you need help with the mailing list send a message to "owner-vrf@it.lists.it.agilent.com".</BODY></HTML>  

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