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March 18, 2014
by Ralphxyz
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So for some reason my VMware Virtual Windows XP Pro machine has stopped seeing the Prolific device, so no com port.

I dug up my FTDI card from Sparkfun and plugged it in.

I get a tone when it is plugged in but I do not see anything in Device Manager.

Where should it be?

This is Windows 8.1 I am using.


March 19, 2014
by Rick_S
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It should show up under "Ports (COM & LPT)"

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