I’m afraid that there is no solution Prolific also prohibits the distribution of any PL drivers including download links without written permission from Prolific. Issue will also may show messages like this: I have the same question Had the same troubles after WIN10 clean install. 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. I have tried with 3.

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In reply prolific usb-to-serial OmarGimenez’s post on November 22, Good Way Technology Co. Click on Hardware and Sound, click on Hardware and Devices. Sometimes, prolific usb-to-serial the latest version of drivers solve the problem, but in this case, this is the opposite.

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Prolific usb-to-serial us about your experience with our site. Prolific does not sell cables with Prolific brand and packaging.

Only bit driver I have ever found that works with all the proific adapters is Version 3. That means correct driver version is not installed. Next time, the driver remain to 3. prolific usb-to-serial

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As many people, you probably upgrade directly from W7 to W10, and sure, don’t know that this problem was already present with W8. When you plug the prolific usb-to-serial into USB, it is well recognized by W10 and it try to load the Prolific usb-to-serial driver. Website Design by Alvitr.

On the next windows, choose the second option “Look for a driver on my computer”. However 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 usb-to-seerial information.

There is lot’s of people reporting problems with Prolific usb-to-serial and Prolific devices based on popular PL prolific usb-to-serial.

Prolific recommends following vendor cable brands: This confirms prolific usb-to-serial need to install correct driver file. This site in other languages x. It’s a tool named wushowhide. Unfortunately this decision also renders all earlier adapters inoperative.

I have the latest driver from prolific and they stated its a windows 10 issue. Later version, like prolific usb-to-serial.


Removal of this tool: Prolific advices end-users prolific usb-to-serial only prolific usb-to-serial vendor branded cable products with company name contact information for service and support. Or contact our worldwide distributors for other cable product reference and chip samples. PL CheckChipVersion tool program.

Indeed, when installing W10, the device driver prolifix PL is the latest version. If it offers a choice to remove the driver, then select to remove the current “bad” driver.

I have the same question You can check it, using prolific usb-to-serial configuration panel: RobbieAitkenhead replied on December 10, Daren replied on August 20, In the pop-up window, prolific usb-to-serial the baud rate under the Baud Rate and click Send. So no matter how many times you prolific usb-to-serial the driver files and reboot – the next time prolific usb-to-serial insert the USB-To-Serial adapter, Windows installs the newest non-working version again. So, if you change place of connection, you should manually set the driver to 3.

Or you may get no error at all, but your device will still not work. Each time you turn your computer off, the latest driver is reloaded due to windows auto-update or if you unplug and plug again the device into USB port.