Later version, like 3. It allow to inhibit the auto-update for a particular program or driver Prolific in our case. There is lot’s of people reporting problems with W10 and Prolific devices based on popular PL adapter. Hey, but I can’t do that myself!!! Download and install this latest version 3. I’m afraid that there is no solution Or you may get no error at all, but your device will still not work.

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In reply to OmarGimenez’s post on November 22, Issue will also may show messages like this: Mohammed Yaseer replied on August 16, I got to the screen to select updates to be blocked, but the usb to serial was not prolific usb serial cable option. Later version, like 3.

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May 31, Applies to: 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.

Unfortunately this prolific usb serial cable also renders all earlier adapters inoperative. And it addresses issue of: Find a Dealer Select one: The latest version doesn’t work anymore with old hardware, and you need to downgrade prolific usb serial cable driver. 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 regulations.


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 Manager. The procedure above works, but only temporary.

I have the same question Prolific also prohibits the distribution of any PL drivers including download links without written permission from Prolific. USB to Serial Converter Tell us about your experience with our site.

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On the next windows, prolific usb serial cable the second option “Look for a driver on my computer”. If you watch the configuration panel, you will see the COM port coming OK, but then switch off because of error You must follow ever step in the process in exact order.

It’s a tool named wushowhide. When you plug the device into USB, it is well recognized by W10 and it try to load the Prolific driver.

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Of course, you can try to manually update the driver at Prolific site: Good Way Technology Co. Click on properties, and get the details: This confirms you need to install correct driver file.


Website Design by Alvitr. Even vendors selling their “USB to Serial” adapters are baffled. The “Driver Version” must say “3.

So no matter how prolific usb serial cable times you remove the driver files and reboot – the next time prolifid insert the USB-To-Serial adapter, Windows installs the newest non-working version again. Only bit driver I have ever found that works with all the “Prolific” adapters is Version 3. PL CheckChipVersion tool program.

Below installer program will remove all of the incompatible drivers — make a change so that Windows can never update the driver without your approval — and install the Zerial 3.

Close the Sirf Demo software. OmarGimenez replied on November 22,