And it addresses issue of: Website Design by Alvitr. You will need to reload Prolific 3. The procedure above works, but only temporary. Prolific also prohibits the distribution of any PL drivers including download links without written permission from Prolific. I have the same question

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You can check that the correct version is installed by double-clicking on the Prolific entry in device manager and selecting the Driver tab.

As many people, you probably upgrade directly from W7 to W10, and sure, don’t know that this problem was already present with W8. In summary, this article is for: In the meantime action according this guideline was successful: I prefer not to block all updates.

You will see one of the following errors in Device Manager. Article credit goes to: How satisfied are you with this reply?

PL2303 USB to UART Bridge Drivers (Windows)

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.

On the next windows, choose the second option “Look for a driver on my computer”.


In teneric to OmarGimenez’s post on November 22, Did this solve your problem? 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.

If prolifci, then the correct driver is not installed. So no matter how many times you remove the driver files and reboot – the next time you insert the USB-To-Serial adapter, Windows installs the newest non-working version again. Sometimes, installing the latest version of drivers solve the problem, but in this case, this is the opposite.

In the Properties Window, Click on “Driver”.

Installing the Backdated Prolific PL Driver | Piedmont Neighborhood Emergency Team

Prolific advices end-users to only purchase vendor branded cable products with company name contact information for service and support. Tech support scams are an industry-wide issue where scammers attempt to trick you into paying for rpolific technical support services.

Thanks for marking this as the answer. And Windows 8, 8. OmarGimenez Replied on November 22, Or you may get no error at all, but your device will still not work. The “Driver Version” must say “3. This driver for Win XP can be found here: If this occurs, you Must backdate your driver to 3. Available forum solutions to this problem are half-baked.


Prolific recommends following vendor cable brands: Type troubleshooting in the search bar, click on troubleshooting.

Cables & Drivers – Prolific & FTDI

It will come back to haunt you. Only bit driver I have ever found that works with all the “Prolific” adapters is Version 3.

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. The only problem with it, is that, it reload the latest driver when you plug the device on a never used USB port.

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KB I have tested it and it work fine.