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Workabout mx pc connection problem

I recently purchased a used psion workabout mx along with a 3link cable and rs232 to usb adapter. when i try to run some software that i have for the psion on my pc with the psion connected, (the software is called psisetup), I get an error message that says "another device is currently using the com port specified." can you help me with this?

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The problem is a conflict. You have both devices set up on the same communications port (say com port 3 for example) and they won't run. You have to change the software on the PC to a different port say put the PSsetup software on com port 1 and leave the PDA on 3 (the usb port). You can also try to plug the PDA into a different USB port and that may automatically switch it for you if you have more then one USB... Try switching it first then see what it does

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