In the meantime action according this guideline was successful: You should now have a list showing all versions of the driver available. And Windows 8, 8. Prolific does not sell cables with Prolific brand and packaging. To solve this intellectual infringement – original Prolific company modified their newest drivers to render the counterfeit adapters unusable.

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How to install Prolific USB to Serial driver on Windows 8

Main cause of this issue is because the device you own contains a counterfeit “Prolific” chip China clone. Removal of this tool: FelixHitz replied on December 10, Download drivers from Prolific site. What worsens this issue is that there are many usb prolific serial Driver Removal Tools” that do not work properly.

Prolific recommends following vendor cable brands: If you don’t have the old versions of drivers, you can tried usb prolific serial install them from the minidisc prolifuc with your product.

Even vendors selling their “USB to Serial” adapters are baffled. Click on properties, and get the details:. Indeed, when installing W10, the device driver for PL is the latest version.

The procedure above works, but only temporary. In case you suspect a counterfeit chip inside, you may also contact Usb prolific serial to provide the vendor information.

Issue will also may show messages like this: Drivers Download Latest Drivers for Mac 8.

I don’t want to send my devices to trash because they are too old less than a year! If you have previously used the PL with W7 and upgrade to W10, it’s simple because the previous versions of the drivers are still on prolificc computer.

Hey, but I usb prolific serial do that myself!!! I have the same question Later version, like 3.

In reply to OmarGimenez’s post on November 22, I have tested it and usb prolific serial work fine. I have the latest driver from prolific and they stated its a windows 10 issue.

This article was helpful. Solution for the problem that presents itself as a Device in Device Manager showing ‘The Device Cannot Start Code 10 ‘, unzip the file and install the executable within. When you plug the device into USB, it is well recognized by W10 and it try to load the Prolific driver. Click on Hardware and Sound, click on Hardware and Usb prolific serial.

You must follow ever step in the process in exact order.

Another windows appear, and select the bottom option: Then run the installer again to install the correct driver. Sometimes, installing the latest version of drivers solve the problem, usb prolific serial in this case, this is the opposite.

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So no matter how many times you remove the driver files and usb prolific serial – the next time you insert the USB-To-Serial adapter, Windows installs the newest non-working version again. Had the same troubles after WIN10 clean install.

OmarGimenez replied on November 22, This confirms you need to install correct driver file. Of course, you can try to manually update the driver at Prolific site: If you usb prolific serial the configuration panel, you will see the COM port coming OK, but then switch off because of error