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How to install driver for
FTDI232 USB Driver
FTDI232
FT232R USB UART

 

When your FTDI232 device iis not recognizable by your computer you will see something like this:

 

If normal ways of installing driver for your FTDI USB to Serial cannot install the driver use the following steps to install drivers manually.

 

1)      Download official driver of FTDI Virtual COM port (VCP) drivers from

For Windows x64 (64-bit) from:

http://www.ftdichip.com/Drivers/CDM/CDM%20v2.10.00%20WHQL%20Certified.zip

For other operating systems goto to

http://www.ftdichip.com/Drivers/VCP.htm

and select proper OS driver

 

2)      After downloading the file(for example: CDM 2.08.28 WHQL Certified.zip) open it in a folder

For example C:\Install\Drivers\FTDI232_USB_Driver\CDM v2.10.00 WHQL Certified

 

3)      Open Windows Device Manager by:

1)      Right click on Computer icon

2)      Left click on Properties

3)      Left click on Device Manager (at the top-left of the window

The you will see something like the following picture in which the yellow icon shows that FT232R USB UART device is not installed properly.


4)      Right click on FT232R USB UART, then left click on Update Driver Software …

 

5)      On the next window click on the second selection (Browse my computer …)

 

6)      On the next window click on Let me pick from a list of … .

 

7)      Select Show All Devices then click on Next button.

 


8)      In the next window click on Have Disk

 


9)      In the next window click on Browse button.

10)   In the next windw select the directory in which you opened the dowloaded driver file. When you can see the inf files, select ftdibus.inf and click on Open button.

 

11)   In the next window click on OK

 

12)   In the next window select USB Serial Converter, then click on Next button.

 


13)   Click on Yes button in the next window.


 

14)   Now after a moment you will see Update Driver Software window.

 


15)   If you look at the Device Manager window you can see that your device partially has been recognized as USB Serial Port. Now continue with the following steps to complete the installation.

 

16)   Right click on USB Serial Port and left click on Update Driver Software… to select it.

 

17)   In the next window click on the second option (Browse my computer for …)

 

18)   In the next window click on Let me pick from a list of … .

 


 

19)   Select Show All Devices then click on Next button.

 

20)   In the next window click on Have Disk

 


21)   In the next window click on Browse button.

 

 

22)   In the next window select the directory in which you opened the downloaded driver file. When you can see the inf files, select ftdiport.inf and click on Open button


 

23)   In the next window click on OK

 

24)   In the next window select USB Serial Port, then click on Next button.

 

 

25)   Click Yes button in the next window.

 

 

26)   Now after a moment you will see Update Driver Software window.

 

27)   If you look at the Device Manager window you can see that your device  has been recognized as USB Serial Port (COMXX). XX is a number which can be different in different computers.


 28)   You have done with the manual installation!

 

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