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Cuirithir

So i just bought a new laptop for college but up til' now i was always using computers in college. im trying to upload a sketch to the board and it says

Arduino: 1.6.6 (Windows 10), Board: "Arduino/Genuino Uno"

Sketch uses 3,448 bytes (10%) of program storage space. Maximum is 32,256 bytes.
Global variables use 240 bytes (11%) of dynamic memory, leaving 1,808 bytes for local variables. Maximum is 2,048 bytes.
avrdude: ser_open(): can't open device "\\.\COM1": The system cannot find the file specified.


Problem uploading to board.  See http://www.arduino.cc/en/Guide/Troubleshooting#upload for suggestions.
Board at COM1 is not available
Board at COM1 is not available

  This report would have more information with
  "Show verbose output during compilation"
  enabled in File > Preferences.

OldSteve

Have you looked in 'Device Manager' to see which port the Arduino is actually using?
Then set that port number in the IDE.
Please do not PM me for help. I am not a personal consultant.
And others will benefit as well if you post your question publicly on the forums.

Gambedus

Have you try to restart a pc?
In some cases this procedure fix the problem.
Good evening!
www.gambedus.altervista.org

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