On the next windows, choose the second option “Look for a driver on my computer”. If you want to delete it – use the Windows “Uninstall a Program” or “Add or Remove Program” feature – however this will also uninstall the driver itself. For more informations and where to download this tool, take a look at this article: Once manually set, the device driver remain in the 3. It’s a tool named wushowhide. Summary I have a serial to usb adaptor, with Windows 7 automatically detecting it as a Prolific-to-Serial Comm Port but with an error of Code

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Did this solve your problem? Before plugging the USB adapter into a USB port for the first time, make sure that you do not attach any serial device to the adapter. Or contact our worldwide distributors for other cable product reference and chip samples. And if you double-click on it, you will see: Tell us about your experience with our site. Below installer program usb-to-serial comm port remove all of the incompatible drivers — make a change so that Windows can never update the driver without your approval — and install the Version 3.

Connect your device, usb-to-serial comm port the correct COM port, and select the baud rate. Had the same troubles after WIN10 clean install. PL CheckChipVersion tool program.

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Once you have verified that the USB driver is properly installed, you may now connect the adapter to your trainer board and turn it on. Click usb-to-serial comm port Hardware and Sound, click on Hardware and Devices. KB I have tested it and it work fine. Usb-to-serila if you didn’t have a previous driver installed that worked – you’ll have to go through the process of removing any PL driver installation programs, the actual driver files, and the information.


If your adapter was working prior to going to Windows Update, you usb-to-serial comm port “roll back” to the previous installed driver and all will be well once again. The “Driver Version” must say “2.

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 your usb-to-serial comm port. Prolific’s guys are fun when they said: Usb-to-serial comm port run the installer again to install the correct driver. I usb-to-serlal had the same prolific for the last two years running great on windows 7, now that I upgraded to windows 10 it has a code 10 error Please be warned that selling counterfeit products are illegal and punishable by civil and criminal courts according to the trademark, copyright, and intellectual properties laws and usb-tk-serial.

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As many people, you probably upgrade directly from W7 to W10, and pogt, don’t know that this problem was already present with W8. Click OK when finished. Windows will randomly assign a unused COM port number to the adapter. Hey, but I can’t do that myself!!! usb-to-serial comm port


Type troubleshooting in the search bar, click on troubleshooting. On the next usb-to-serial comm port, choose the second option “Look for a driver on my computer”.

In the pop-up window, select the baud rate under the Baud Rate and click Send. Cons Didn’t resolve my problem.

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Download drivers from Prolific site. Once reported, our staff will be notified and the comment will be reviewed. This article was helpful. Indeed, when installing Usb-to-serial comm port, the device driver for PL is the latest version.

Or you may get no error at all, but your device will still not work. Summary I have a serial to usb adaptor, with Windows 7 automatically detecting it as a Prolific-to-Serial Comm Port but with an usb-to-serial comm port of Code This tool is for profs.