Since MacBooks don’t have serial ports, the only way to get serial port support in a Windows VM is to use a USB-to-Serial adapter. It turns out this wasn’t as straightforward as it should be.
When I switched to Mac, the thing I missed least of all was having to periodically defrag my hard drive. Since I’m currently doing Windows development, I’m back to running Windows in a VM and made the mistake of not defragging my Windows drive for several months. After running the built-in defragger off and on […]