Manual signotec virtual COM

Manual signotec virtual COM
Documentation
Installation & Configuration
signotec Virtual Comport Driver
Version: 1.0.2
Date: 18.10.2016
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www.signotec.de
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E-mail: info@signotec.de
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Contents
1.
Requirements
4
2.
Installation
5
2.1.
Silent installation
9
2.2.
Silent uninstall
9
3.
Configuration
10
4.
Changing the COM port
11
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trademarks of their respective manufacturers/owners. Subject to change without
notice.
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List of changes
Version
Date
Person
responsible
Status/Note
1.0.0
2
December
2014
Ferenc Hilker
Creation of the documentation
1.0.1
6 July
2016
Ferenc Hilker
1.0.2
18
October
2016
Ferenc Hilker
Enhancement to the supported
operating systems and signature
devices.
Added
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1. Requirements
In order to install the Virtual Comport Driver, you require local administrator
rights.
The driver runs on the following operating systems and supports both 32-bit and
64-bit versions.
Operating system
32-bit
64-bit
Windows XP
Not supported
Not supported
Windows Vista
Not supported
Not supported
Windows 7
Supported
Supported
Windows 8
Supported
Supported
Windows 10
Supported
Supported
The Sigma, Omega, Alpha and Gamma signature devices are supported (USB
HID version) and the Alpha and Gamma in WinUSB version.
IMPORTANT
A virtual COM port can be created for one signature device
per computer. If multiple devices are connected, the one
that is found first is used.
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2. Installation
IMPORTANT
An update installation of the demo version to the licensed
version is currently not possible. Please uninstall the
demo version first.
Please note that you must use different installation files, depending on whether
you have a 32-bit or 64-bit operating system. First of all, please find out which
operating system you are using. For a 32-bit system start the
signotec_Virtual_Comport_Driver_X.X.X_32Bit.exe file
and for a 64-bit system, start the
signotec_Virtual_Comport_Driver_X.X.X_64Bit.exe file.
If User Account Control (UAC) is activated, the following message appears. Click
Yes to confirm.
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The language selection dialog box for the setup appears next to allow you to
select either English or German. Select a language and then click OK.
After you have selected the setup language, the installation is prepared and a
Welcome screen appears. Please click Next >.
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The license agreement then appears. Please read it carefully and confirm by
selecting the ‘I accept the terms in the license agreement’ option. Once you have
done this, please click Next >.
Finally, all you need to do is start the installation. To do this, click Install.
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Click Install again to confirm the Windows security message. You can also choose
to activate the Always trust software from “signotec GmbH” option if you intend
to install further signotec GmbH device software and you no longer want this
message to be displayed.
Click Finish to complete the installation.
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2.1. Silent installation
A silent installation allows you to install the Virtual Comport Driver without
displaying any dialog boxes. This means that no additional user interaction is
necessary; all you need to do is confirm the Windows security message. To
perform a silent installation, start the command prompt. Switch to the directory
that holds the setup file.
Now enter the following command to carry out the installation. The elements
highlighted in orange need to be adapted according to your own system and
setup.
Path\signotec_Virtual_Comport_Driver_X.X.X_XXBit.exe /s /v"/qn"
Example:
2.2. Silent uninstall
A silent uninstall allows you to uninstall the Virtual Comport Driver without
displaying any dialog boxes. This means that no additional user interaction is
necessary. To perform a silent uninstall, start the command prompt. Switch to
the directory that holds the setup file.
Now enter the following command to carry out the uninstall. The elements
highlighted in orange need to be adapted according to your own system and
setup.
Path\signotec_Virtual_Comport_Driver_X.X.X_XXBit.exe /s /x /v"/qn"
Example:
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3. Configuration
If your signature device was not connected during the installation, please
connect it to your computer now so that you can create the virtual COM port for
the device.
Now open the Device Manager, look under Ports (COM & LPT) and find the
signature device with the entry signotec Virtual Comport Pad Driver and the
assigned port, in this case COM3.
If you uninstall the Virtual Comport Driver, the device will be listed again under
Human Interface Devices with the entry HID-compliant vendor-defined device.
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4. Changing the COM port
To change the COM port assigned for the device, please right-click the respective
entry in the Device Manager and select Properties.
Select the Port Settings tab in the Properties window and then click Advanced….
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In the Advanced Settings, you can now select a new COM port under COM Port
Number. Click OK to confirm the change. Also click OK to close the Properties
window that is still open.
IMPORTANT
When selecting a new COM port, please make sure that you
chose a port that is free. Ports that are already being used
are listed with the text (already occupied).
The device is now displayed with the newly assigned COM port. However, you
still need to deactivate and reactivate the device once so that it can be found by
our applications. To do this, right-click the respective entry again in the Device
Manger and select Disable.
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A warning will be displayed when you try to disable the device. Please click Yes
to confirm this warning message.
The device will then be displayed as disabled in the Device Manager.
Now enable the device again by right-clicking the respective entry once more in
the Device Manger, however, please select Enable this time.
The device is active again and you can close the Device Manager.
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