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Hi, I am new to the whole world of microprocessors and just playing around with my Launchpad v1.5 with the MSP430G2553 for a while. I got the UW UART up and running so far, using putty and the virtual "MSP430 Application UART" com port. The jumpers on J3 are set to HW UART. But I need some help understanding how the HW UART and the UART on P1.1 and P1.2 belong together or don't. I don't know if they are the same or something different. I am confused: What exactly changes when setting the jumpers on J3 to SW UART (virtual com port is still there, but why does my software not wor