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Can you stop Windows polling the serial ports on boot up?

Discussion in 'Windows & Other Software' started by Chris Wilson, Jun 11, 2019.

  1. Chris Wilson


    Joined: Nov 28, 2003

    Posts: 4,131

    Location: Shropshire

    It's in a sealed alloy box on a hefty heat sink, so whatever it does will be safely contained, but thanks for the warning! I had one fail and as you say, care needs to be taken. marked as a 40 amp SSR it actually had a 16 Amp Triac in it....
  2. Rroff

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    Joined: Oct 13, 2006

    Posts: 62,691

    For the Arduino Nano it is like 5 lines of code to do what you want - RPi, etc. can be more complex. For instance https://maker.pro/arduino/projects/driving-a-relay-with-an-arduino