Main cause of this issue is because the device you own contains a counterfeit “Prolific” chip China clone. And if you double-click on it, you will see: Mohammed Yaseer replied on August 16, Sometimes, installing the latest version of drivers solve the problem, but in this case, this is the opposite. In the meantime action according this guideline was successful: As many people, you probably upgrade directly from W7 to W10, and sure, don’t know that this problem was already present with W8. If your adapter was working prior to going to Windows Update, you can “roll back” to the previous installed driver and all will be well once again.

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Run the installer program.

This article was helpful. Website Design by Alvitr. You can check it, using the configuration panel: Notice in above picture, Code 10 error.

How to install Prolific USB to Serial driver on Windows 8

I prefer not to block all updates. FelixHitz replied on December 10, You must follow ever step in the process in exact order.

Good Way Technology Co. Prolific will take proper and severe actions to cease and confiscate these counterfeit products. Hey, but I can’t do that myself!!!

You should now have a list showing all versions of the driver available. June 1, Applies to: Taipei Headquarter 7F, No. In the pop-up window, select the baud rate under prolific usb to serial windows Baud Rate and click Send.

Prolific’s guys are fun when they said: In the Properties Window, Click on “Driver”. Prolific also prohibits the distribution of any PL drivers including download links without written permission from Prolific.

Download Prolific Usb to Serial Driver on Windows — The Easy Way

Once manually set, the device driver remain in the 3. Connect your device, choose the correct COM prolific usb to serial windows, and select the baud rate. What worsens this issue is that there are many “Prolific Driver Removal Tools” that do not work properly. I have tried with 3. Next wkndows, the driver remain to 3.

Unfortunately this decision also renders all earlier adapters inoperative. Yes No Sorry this didn’t help.

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Available forum solutions to this problem are half-baked. Mohammed Yaseer replied on August 16, Download drivers from Prolific site.

So no matter how many times you remove the driver files and reboot – the next time you insert the USB-To-Serial adapter, Windows installs the newest non-working version again. And if you double-click on it, you will see: If you don’t have the old versions of drivers, you can prolific usb to serial windows to install them from the minidisc provided with your product.

How to install Prolific USB to Serial driver on Windows 8

Only bit driver I have ever found that works with all the go adapters is Version 3. Counterfeit IC products show exactly the same outside chip markings but generally are of poor quality and causes Windows driver compatibility issues Yellow Mark Error Code 10 in Device Prolific usb to serial windows.

USB to Serial Converter Prolific recommends following vendor cable brands: Main cause of this issue is because the device you own contains a counterfeit “Prolific” chip China clone. In reply to FelixHitz’s post on December 1,