Finding the COM port

When reading a ring on your computer you will need to know which COM port the reader is using. To find this out on Windows 10 follow these steps.

Open the Device Manager by right clicking on the Start button then clicking Device Manager.

Here's a quick guide to opening the Device Manager for different versions of Windows.

Once you have Device Manager opened click on Ports to expand it, the value in (brackets) is the com port, i.e. (COM1), (COM2), (COM3)

(COM3) is being used in this instance