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Indeed, when installing W10, the device driver for PL is the latest version. You can check it, using the configuration panel: Click on properties, and get the details:. Sometimes, installing the latest version of drivers solve the problem, but in this case, this is the opposite.
The latest version doesn't work anymore with old hardware, and you need to downgrade the driver. 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. On the next windows, choose the second option "Look for a driver on my computer". Another windows appear, and select the bottom option: You should now have a list showing all versions of the driver available.
I have tried with 3. If you don't have the old versions of drivers, you can tried to install them from the minidisc provided with your product. Launch this program, it will install the driver. If you watch the configuration panel, you will see the COM port coming OK, but then switch off because of error It don't care, because the old version is now available in the list, and you can proceed as mentioned above.
Once manually set, the device driver remain in the 3. The procedure above works, but only temporary. Each time you turn your computer off, the latest driver is reloaded due to windows auto-update or if you unplug and plug again the device into USB port.
It's a tool named wushowhide. It allow to inhibit the auto-update for a particular program or driver Prolific in our case. For more informations and where to download this tool, take a look at this article: I have tested it and it work fine.
The only problem with it, is that, it reload the latest driver when you plug the device on a never used USB port. So, if you change place of connection, you should manually set the driver to 3. Next time, the driver remain to 3. Did this solve your problem? Sorry this didn't help. I'm afraid that there is no solution There is lot's of people reporting problems with W10 and Prolific devices based on popular PL adapter. When you plug the device into USB, it is well recognized by W10 and it try to load the Prolific driver.
This work fine, but looking at the configuration panel, you will then notice that there is an error code 10 and the driver is not working properly. Download drivers from Prolific site. As many people, you probably upgrade directly from W7 to W10, and sure, don't know that this problem was already present with W8. Prolific's guys are fun when they said: Hey, but I can't do that myself!!!
I don't want to send my devices to trash because they are too old less than a year! May be, a solution will be to use the old W7 drivers version into W Type troubleshooting in the search bar, click on troubleshooting.
Click on Hardware and Sound, click on Hardware and Devices. Follow the steps from the wizard to run the troubleshooter. Hope this information helps and let us know the status of the issue we will be glad to help you. Download older driver that is compatible with Windows Download the core driver files. Uncompress into a directory. Select "Update Driver software Select "Browse my computer for driver software"; 4. Select "Let me pick from a list of device drivers on my computer" other driver versions visible here ; 5.
Click Next to install; 7. Stop Windows from loading the latest driver and overwriting the fix: Open "Device Manager"; 2. Right-Click on the failed device and Select "Uninstall"; 4. Complete the uninstall process delete installed files! This will remove the latest version driver files but leave the compatible version in place; 5.
The failed driver will not load. Please let me know if the steps here need modification due to error or changes in the OS. This worked for the Anniversary version of Windows The rollback solution worked for me and an old Prolific chip hooked up to Windows I used the 3. The attached application works correctly also. Had the same troubles after WIN10 clean install. Tell us about your experience with our site.
This thread is locked. You can follow the question or vote as helpful, but you cannot reply to this thread. I have the same question Click on properties, and get the details: Later version, like 3.
KB I have tested it and it work fine. Thanks for marking this as the answer. How satisfied are you with this reply? Thanks for your feedback, it helps us improve the site. How satisfied are you with this response?
OmarGimenez Replied on November 22, Here is the driver with the solution!! Hi, I'm afraid that there is no solution Of course, you can try to manually update the driver at Prolific site: Mohammed Yaseer Replied on August 16, Hi, Thank you for posting your query on Microsoft Community. I would suggest you to run Hardware and device troubleshooter and check if it helps: Nick Walton Replied on October 25, In reply to deleted message.
Check it out here: JohnWeinland Replied on December 30, RobbieAitkenhead Replied on December 10, In reply to OmarGimenez's post on November 22, Hi Thanks for the information it works a treat.
Daren Replied on August 20, 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 How do I fix it? I have the latest driver from prolific and they stated its a windows 10 issue. FelixHitz Replied on December 1, This site in other languages x.
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Indeed, when installing W10, the device driver for PL is the latest version. You can check it, using the configuration panel: Click on properties, and get the details:. Sometimes, installing the latest version of drivers solve the problem, but in this case, this is the opposite. The latest version doesn't work anymore with old hardware, and you need to downgrade the driver. 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.