Windows – USB to Serial Port Converter Drivers

KB ID 0000211 


You don’t have a serial port on your laptop so to console into some network equipment you need a USB/Serial Adaptor, I did have some hassle getting drivers for my old Vista Laptop but thankfully I found these ones. {vista-prolific-chip-driver-for-serial-adapters 1.8Mb}

But they wouldn’t load on Windows 7.


1. Run the same drivers above, but in compatibility mode for Vista. Right Click the Installer > Properties > Compatibility > Tick “Run this program in comparability mode for” > Select Windows Vista (Service Pack 2) > Apply > OK.

serial to usb port drivers

2. Install as normal by running vista_installer.exe

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