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SB560 can not connect to HP Compaq 8510 laptop

Good afternoon, we just received new teacher laptops HP Compaq 8510 which are running Vista Business -2007.

The laptops do not have a serial port and the SmartBoard has a serial port and cable which connected to the older laptop.

is there an adapter that can be purchased?
also will the XP driver work with Vista OS?

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