Windows XP Hyperterm.exe Has a Slow Transfer Rate If Local Echo Is On

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Symptoms
An ASCII file transfer in HyperTerminal (Hyperterm.exe) may be slow if you use the Echo typed local characters locally option.
Cause
This problem is related to a timing synchronization problem.
Resolution
Some chipsets may provide better file-transfer performance by turning off the Echo typed local characters locally option before you perform an ASCII file transfer.
Status
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article.
Properties

Article ID: 330124 - Last Review: 01/12/2015 20:58:56 - Revision: 3.0

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