How do I fix it? 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 the information. 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 Version 3. The “Driver Version” must say “2. KB I have tested it and it work fine. Prolific also prohibits the distribution of any PL drivers including download links without written permission from Prolific.
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We issue this warning to all our customers and consumers to avoid confusion and false purchase. Had the same troubles after WIN10 clean install. 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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Once manually set, the device driver remain in the 3. How do I fix it? Taipei Headquarter 7F, No. Prolific also prohibits the distribution of any PL drivers including download links without written permission from Prolific.
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PL CheckChipVersion tool program. Hi, I’m afraid that there is no solution FelixHitz Replied on December 10, Daren Replied on August 20, Indeed, when installing W10, the device driver for PL is the latest version. I have the same question Prolific advices end-users to only gid vendor branded cable products with company name contact information for service and 06b. The latest version doesn’t work anymore with old hardware, and you need to downgrade the driver.
For more informations and where to download this tool, take a look at this article: The only problem with it, is that, it reload the latest driver when you plug the device on a never used USB port. Main cause of this issue is because the device you own contains a counterfeit “Prolific” chip China clone. 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 the information.
Plugable USB to RS DB9 Serial Adapter (Prolific PLHX Chipset) – Plugable
And Windows 8, 8. You can follow the question or vote as helpful, but you cannot reply to this thread. How satisfied are you with this response? Or you may get no error at all, but your device will still not work.
In the Properties Window, Click on “Driver”. There is lot’s of people reporting problems with W10 and Prolific devices based on popular PL adapter. I have tried with 3.
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Did fid solve your problem? I’m afraid that there is no solution StanP12 Replied on December 16, Of course, you can try to manually update the driver at Prolific site: You must follow ever step in the process in exact order. Prolific’s guys are fun when they said: You should now have a list showing all versions of the driver available. Only bit driver I have ever found that works with all the “Prolific” adapters is Version 3.
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