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..guys, how could i add usb port to my old ibm thinkpad and anyone here can teach me how to convert a serial port to a usb port in a laptop. can i make that adapter at home? ..pls. help guys ..any instructables?, thanks



You cannot buy or make serial to USB adapters, only some adapters that let you use serial devices like mice and keyboards on USB. Serial is extremely slow and old so USB won't work at all on your laptop.


10 years ago

Similarly to what tech-king said, you might try buying an adapter, cutting it down and trying to fit it inside the laptop.

you can buy adapters that turn your serial port into a usb port. but they go outside the laptop