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Max, you probably don't have that option in the Bios since it's a laptop.
With USB & Firewire, Serial and Parallel Ports are
going the way of horse and buggy. But, since my knowledge of laptops is
very limited I would wait for a second opinion.
"MiamiBaker" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> How do I reconfigure the BIOS settings so that Serial Port A uses COM2 and
> IRQ #3? In initial BIOS setup at start-up, the device configuration is
> to be controlled by the OS. For all my searching, I have not found
> instructions to make that change. I have a Toshiba laptop running XP Home
> Edition & a Celeron CPU.
> Thanks very much!