USB to Serial Converters

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Re: USB to Serial Converters

Post by VK2OMD » Thu May 29, 2014 8:40 am

VK5ZD wrote:...
However, there's no choice when it comes to the TYT programming cable; it comes with the prolific chip.
Yes, I have seen the same problem. Your finding that the so-called fake adapters work with the legacy driver in Win 8 is a good finding. Microsoft has imposed an idiot test to frustrate installation of unsigned drivers just to compound the problem.


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Re: USB to Serial Converters

Post by VK4GHZ » Sun Mar 15, 2020 5:33 pm

VK5ZD wrote:
Wed May 28, 2014 10:17 pm
After a brief search I found this:
I followed the links in the third message, installed the older driver and it now works fine :D
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Thank you Iain for the link you referred to. ...

I dug out my neglected Wouxun KG-UV6D handheld recently, and was trying to get it to talk with the PC via the Wouxun USB adapter, which obviously uses a fake Prolific chip.

Having run the .exe file, it now works with the Wouxun USB adapter. :D

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