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Getting VM on ESXi to use COM ports on local (thin?) client

Setup: WinXP VM on ESXi v4.1 infrastructure system, accessible via vSphere thick client and RDP WinXP client (i.e. my laptop) with a device connected to the serial port How do I get the VM to talk ...
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How do I stop Windows from sending random data to serial port on startup and shutdown? [closed]

I have an Epson DM-D110 display pole connected to COM1. When Windows XP starts up and shuts down, a small bit of random character data is sent to the display pole. Some times it's the fish symbol, ...
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XP to XP link with SLIP over serial - No IP address on host computer side?

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