For security reason Microsoft has remove hyperterminal from the Vista.
However, you copy the hyperterminal from XP and use it in Vista. Or download
the 3rd party software like putty.
Bob Lin, MS-MVP, MCSE & CNE
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"LarryS" <LarryS@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
>I noticed on posting below, but I have just recently switched to Vista for
> the laptop that I use to support clients. I establish VPN connections to
> their sites, but now with Vista, I have no hyperterminal to connect to
> UNIX/Linux systems.
> I would prefer to find a FREE solution rather than have to pay for the
> hyperterminal that was supported by the other organization. Is Vista
> so short that we cannot now use it on computers used for supporting