You must follow ever step in the process in exact order. Run the installer program. 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. Taipei Headquarter 7F, No. PL CheckChipVersion tool program. If not, then the correct driver is not installed.

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And if you double-click on it, you will see: Unfortunately this decision also renders all earlier adapters inoperative. In summary, this article is for: If not, then the correct driver is not installed.

USB Serial Adapter Drivers Page

We issue this warning to all our customers and consumers to avoid confusion and false purchase. 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. 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. Or you may get no error at all, but your device will still not work.


Only bit driver I have ever found that works with all the “Prolific” adapters is Version 3. What worsens this issue is that there are many “Prolific Driver Removal Tools” that do not work properly. The “Driver Version” must say “3.

If your adapter was working prior to going to Pkd Update, you can “roll back” to the previous installed driver and all will be well once again. If it offers a choice to remove the driver, then select to remove the current “bad” driver.

Home Contact Support Knowledgebase Downloads. Notice in above picture, Code 10 error. In the Properties Window, Click on “Driver”. 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.

Drivers for USB to Serial Adapter Prolific and FTDI

Even vendors selling their “USB to Serial” adapters are baffled. Website Design by Alvitr. And Windows 8, 8. Main cause of this issue is because the uwb you own contains a counterfeit “Prolific” chip China clone. That means correct driver version is not installed. And it addresses issue of: To solve this intellectual infringement – original Prolific company modified their newest drivers to render the counterfeit adapters unusable.


PL USB to UART Bridge Drivers (Windows)

Good Way Technology Co. Prolific does not sell cables with Prolific brand and packaging. Removal of this tool: Prolific will take proper and severe actions to cease and confiscate these counterfeit products.

In case you suspect a counterfeit chip inside, you may also contact Prolific to provide the vendor information. Prolific also prohibits the distribution of any PL drivers including download links without written permission from Prolific.

Taipei Headquarter 7F, No. Prolific recommends following vendor cable brands: The “Driver Version” must say “2. Counterfeit IC products show exactly the same outside chip markings but generally are vvid poor quality and causes Windows driver compatibility issues Yellow Mark Error Code 10 in Device Manager.

Then run the installer again to install the correct driver.

Issue will also may show messages like this: This article was helpful.