FAQ.txt Driver File Contents (BF-810MACOS10.2.X.zip)

PL-2303 MAC X driver FAQ

Q1: How do I install the PL-2303 MAC X driver?
A: First, download the PL-2303 MAC X driver from our support website.
Then, uncompress the .zip file and executing the .pkg file. This will
install the driver automatically. 

Note: You need to restart the computer after installing the Mac X driver.
The PL-2303 Mac X driver only supports V10.1.X so you need to upgrade 
first your OS X by SOFTWARE UPGRADE.

Q2: How do I test the PL-2303 MAC X driver?
A: You can test all COM port devices for MAC X except serial keyboard 
and mouse since these devices are not supported. 

For example serial modem: 
1. Set modem using PL-2303 COM port.
2. Set your modem model.
3. Execute REMOTE ACCESS to connect to the internet.

Q3: How do I uninstall the PL-2303 MAC X driver?
1. Open "Applications-> Utilities-> Terminal" 
(Need to create ID & password first on NetInfo Manager)
2. Login to root user¡Ato type "su"¡Ainput password
3. To type "cd /System/Library/Extensions" to enter "Extensions" folder.
4. Unload driver ( if had been loaded )¡Ato type "kextunload ProlificUsbSerial.kext".
5. Remove driver¡Ato type "rm -r ProlificUsbSerial.kext".

Q4: After I completed installation of the PL-2303 MAC X driver under OS
10.2, a warning will appear saying that "ProlificUSBSerial.kext" has 
problems and there are three buttons that can be selected. 
What does this problem mean?
A: This problem occurs because the PL-2303 MAC X driver was compiled
under OS 10.1.X. So when you install the driver under OS 10.2, it will
show this warning message. User just need to select the "Fix and Use" 
button to make it work under OS 10.2.X.

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How To Update Drivers Manually

After your driver has been downloaded, follow these simple steps to install it.

  • Expand the archive file (if the download file is in zip or rar format).

  • If the expanded file has an .exe extension, double click it and follow the installation instructions.

  • Otherwise, open Device Manager by right-clicking the Start menu and selecting Device Manager.

  • Find the device and model you want to update in the device list.

  • Double-click on it to open the Properties dialog box.

  • From the Properties dialog box, select the Driver tab.

  • Click the Update Driver button, then follow the instructions.

Very important: You must reboot your system to ensure that any driver updates have taken effect.

For more help, visit our Driver Support section for step-by-step videos on how to install drivers for every file type.

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