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. If you want to delete it, use the Windows “Un-install a Program” or “Add or Remove Program” feature, however this will also un-install the driver itself. And Windows 8, 8. USB to Serial Converter. Yes No Sorry this didn’t help. Prolific recommends following vendor cable brands:

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I have 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 StanP12 replied on December 16, Easily connect serial devices through a USB port.

Prolific also prohibits the distribution prolific usb to serial device any PL drivers including prolific usb to serial device links without written permission from Prolific. The “Driver Version” must say “3. Solution for the problem that presents itself as a Device in Device Manager showing ‘The Device Cannot Start Code 10 ‘, unzip the file devicf install the executable within. Click on “Browse” and direct Windows to the folder “C: Unfortunately, it renders hundreds of legacy devices using the earlier chip inoperative.

Yes No Sorry this didn’t help.

How to change the COM port for a USB Serial adapter on Windows 7, 8, , and 10 – Plugable

After all, it’s absolutely great for business. Tell us about your experience with our site. Reply Did this solve your problem? Removing the program will not delete the drivers.

If you want to delete it, use the Windows “Un-install a Program” or “Add or Remove Program” feature, however this will also un-install the driver itself. Close the Sirf Demo software. Unplug the adapter and plug back in again. The procedure above works, but only temporary.

How to install Prolific USB to Serial driver on Windows 8

I would suggest prolific usb to serial device to run Hardware and device troubleshooter and check if it helps: The drivers can be deleted in the Device Manager. Once manually set, the device driver remain in the 3.

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 computer.

I’m afraid that there is no solution You must follow ever step in the process in exact order. Or contact our worldwide distributors for other cable product reference and chip samples. And Windows 8, 8.

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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 prolific usb to serial device files, and the information. Hope this information helps and let us know the status of the issue we will be glad to help you.

Click on “Update Driver’ and fevice prolific usb to serial device to locate the driver on your computer. 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. Click on properties, and get the details:. This confirms you need to install correct driver file.

Unfortunately this decision also renders all earlier adapters inoperative. Run the installer program. Later version, like 3. It don’t care, because the old version is now available in the list, and you can proceed as mentioned above.