Posted February 3, The drivers that are available at the RS site and that come with the cable will not work with Vista. Please don’t hold me responsible if it doesn’t work. You may visit the below link to download the softwares from Radio shack. This should make it work for anyone else who uses this cable to connect their GPS. Vista will recognize that the cable is there but cannot install the drivers nor download them from the net.
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This should make it work for anyone else who uses this cable to connect their GPS. May 31, Applies to: This site in other languages x. Not just for Garmin.
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Complete all steps up to and including step 3. If you have not attached your cable. Suuresh Kumar- Microsoft Support.
It does not work with Win 7. Hope this helps someone! You may visit the below link to download the softwares from Radio shack.
In the dialog box type in the directory you rdaioshack the files in earlier C: The drivers that are available at the RS site and that come with the cable will not work with Vista. Allow Vista to look for your device I don’t know why it wouldn’t but just the same, I do not know your computers configuration and radioshack serial to usb post is just to help others trying to fix the problem.
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Vista will recognize that the cable is there but cannot install the drivers nor download them from the net. Yes No Sorry this didn’t help. You should be now able to use radioshack serial to usb cable for GPS Ham radio whatever you want.
Nithyananda J replied radioshack serial to usb December 28, Select Browse my computer for driver software. This worked for me.
Did this solve your problem? Anyhow, does anyone have info on how I can get this cable to work with my Win 7 computer? This topic is now closed to further replies. Share this isb Link to post.
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Plug in your cable. I even tried to install in Win XP compatiblity mode but that didn’t work I think that may work for software programs but not hardware drivers. It took me a couple of days to figure this out and Radioshack serial to usb Shack still hasn’t responded to my email After this completes you are good to go! Posted February 4, This is for those that have upgraded to Windows Vista and have found that lo and behold the cable will no longer work with their GPS. Here is the confirmed radiishack, I finished this last night: Microsoft radioshack serial to usb providing this information radioshack serial to usb a convenience to you.
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So, I thought I’d post this where it could do some good.