Accessing the Computer's Ports

Accessing the Computer's Ports (Visual Basic)

 

The My.Computer.Ports object provides a property and a method for accessing the computer's serial ports.

In This Section

How to: Show Available Serial Ports in Visual Basic

Demonstrates how to show available serial ports.

How to: Dial Modems Attached to Serial Ports in Visual Basic

Demonstrates how to dial a modem attached to the serial port of a computer.

How to: Send Strings to Serial Ports in Visual Basic

Demonstrates how to send a string to a computer's serial port.

How to: Receive Strings From Serial Ports in Visual Basic

Demonstrates how to receive a string from a computer's serial port.

Port Operations in the .NET Framework with Visual Basic

Describes how to use the .NET Framework when performing port operations.

Reference

Ports

Describes the My.Computer.Ports object and its members.

SerialPortNames

Describes the SerialPortNames property, which gets a collection of the names of the serial ports on the computer.

OpenSerialPort

Describes the OpenSerialPort method, which creates and opens a System.IO.Ports.SerialPort object.

Related Sections

SerialPort 

Describes the .NET Framework SerialPort class.

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