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I have a problem.

My serial acquistion of data is losing few bytes when sound is played in the background.This happens in windows 7.

I use ReadFile to read the data and it reads data of current packet and also first bytes of next packet

so I assume few byte are lost from current packet.

any idea to prevent this ?
Posted 28-Oct-12 2:28am
Sergey Alexandrovich Kryukov 28-Oct-12 10:43am
Not believable; not enough information.

Obviously, it's impossible to give any answer due to lack of important information. Just some advice:

Check up your observations -- they can be wrong. For a human being, it's typical to mistakenly recognize a random coincidence as a correlation, a trait fixed by the evolution.

If, by a rare chance, there is a correlation, it should not do anything with the nature of "distracting action": it could be sound or something else. To analyze such possibility, find out if there is race condition in your code:

If you still need help, you need to reproduce this problem on a very simple but complete code sample (not your full code). It already can help you the solution. If not, post the sample, using "Improve question".


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