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Software prevents computer Stand By

The dock for my Palm IIIxe is plugged into the COM1 port. Whenever the system tries to go into a standby mode, this message pops up: "The device driver for the 'Communications Port (COM1)'device is preventing the machine from entering standby. Please close all applications and try again. If the problem persists, you may need to update this driver." I've tried removing the dock and the software (using the "Remove programs" tool), reinstalling the software usingine the most recent available, and every possible combination of these things, with complete system shutdowns in between each. It doesn't help. Is there something left hanging in a registry or somewhere that needs deletion? I realize that I may lose the use of the dock, but that's preferable to all the shut down/turn ons that I'm doing. I'm running XP on a custom system.

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