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Where are the new drivers for the Belkin F5U409 USB to Serial adapter that will work with Windows 7?

It worked with Windows Vista, but now I am running the 64-bit version of Windows 7 and the Windows Vista drivers will not work....

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migrated from Sep 17 '09 at 19:07

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I have the F5U103v. That is a USB-to-serial adapter too. If you use "Everest home or corporate" software and connect your hardware, although you have a driver error, Everest will indicate to you (in devices/USB devices) the true hardware manufacturer. In this case "Prolific Technology Inc." and not "Belkin".

There is a link for my case and probably yours, but if it doesn't run, use Everest to locate the real manufacturer:

And click on "PL-2303 USB to Serial Bridge Controller" /software and drivers. There is support for all Windows OSes, 32 and 64-bit, Windows 7 included.

This same link could help Mac users. Click on "User Manual" for Linux users.

(The "PL-2303" reference is the hardware ID that is located in "Device properties/ Device ID" on Everest software).

Always use this software for locate drivers for your new hardware devices.

Update: The site is now down, but through google cache you can still reach the downloads. Direct links: google cache

windows driver installer - mac driver installer

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The F5U409 is not a Prolific device. Since I can't add an answer, see this:… – Nathan Dec 28 '11 at 6:40

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