How to set up your COM Port scanner
TABLE OF CONTENTS
- Identifying the COM Port Assigned to Your Scanner
- Connecting the scanner to VeriScan
- Connecting the scanner to WizzForms
Identifying the COM Port Assigned to Your Scanner
Make sure your device is plugged in and the driver is installed.
Open the Windows Device Manager.
For Windows 10:
Right-click the start menu and select Device Manager, or click the start menu and type "Device Manager" to search for it.
For Windows 7:
From the desktop, click Start > Control Panel > System and Security > Device Manager
In Device Manager, expand the "Ports (COM & LPT)" tab by clicking the small arrow.
Listed here will be an entry labeled "USB Serial Port (COM#).
The number following "COM" will be the COM port assigned to your device.
In the above example the scanner is assigned to COM Port 42
Connecting the scanner to VeriScan
Launch VeriScan and navigate to the Scanners/Images tab from the top menu.
Use the drop down menu on the far left to select your device.
Make sure to select the appropriate COM port identified in the steps above.
Connecting the scanner to WizzForms
WizzForms runs as a tray icon on the desktop taskbar, which is most commonly found on the bottom right of the desktop. Right-click this icon to access the WizzForms menu.
Launch WizzForms, right-click the WF tray icon, mouse over Reader/Scanner #1, and use the drop down menu to select your device.
If you have any questions or run into any issues getting set up, do not hesitate to reach out to the support team:
Generate a ticket here.
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 631-380-8121.