[Wine]Program cannot find COM ports

Rein Klazes rklazes at xs4all.nl
Tue Aug 17 02:25:20 CDT 2004

On Mon, 16 Aug 2004 20:52:06 +0200, you wrote:

> Hi!
>   I have a problem running original Siemens Mobile Phone Update program.
>   It starts but writes "No COM ports available" and then quits.
>   I have my ports correctly configured but I didn't find any attempt to
> use them by the program (with WINEDEBUG=all). However, I've found an attempt
> to use the key "Hardware\\DeviceMap\\SerialComm", which is not present in
> any of my registry files.
>   Because I have no experiences with windoze, I'm a pure Linux user, I would
> like to ask, whether it's possible to "fake" the key with some meaningful
> value to make the program happy and use my serial ports.

Well, you can add the registry keys of course with regedit.

Wine should do this automatically, I think. A bug report at
http://bugs.winehq.org  would be useful.

Rein Klazes
rklazes at xs4all.nl

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