I am new here, and I am encouraged to see recent posts about QB64, which I've found to be a very neat IDE.
Is there anyone here who has had success in communicating over the COM (serial) port of a PC running Windows 7? If so, I am very interested in hearing what you did to get it to work.
To date, I've been using version 1.00 of QB64 and INPUT32.DLL (the 64 bit modifications) from http://www.highrez.co.uk/downloads/inpout32/
I've gotten my code to work, but only when something else "opens" the port for me. It's very strange behavior.
To be clear, I am not interested in hearing about operation on XP - that is working. The problem I am having is on Windows 7, so I would very much like to hear from someone who has had luck getting that to work. Success with the parallel port would be a bonus, but I am at the moment only interested in the COM port.
Thanks in advance!