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USB Serial Adapter


Exclamation mark in Device Manager, and the following error?

This device cannot start. (Code 10)
A device which does not exist was specified.

Cause: PL2303 chips are fake! In the newest drivers Prolific blocked all fake chips and the driver in Windows 8.1 is also blocking it.

But there is a solution – you have to install old drivers – version

Driver and more info available here: Fake PL2303 - how to install on Windows 8.1 - BartB


usb_serial_adapter.txt · Last modified: 2018/04/09 09:56 (external edit)