This article describes the procedure for downloading and installing version 188.8.131.52 of the Bridgemate Pro server USB-serial converter for 64-bit versions of Windows Vista, Windows 7 and Windows 8.
Version 184.108.40.206 of the Aten USB-serial converter driver has been tested successfully on 64-bits version of Microsoft Windows Vista, Windows 7 and Windows 8.
Only install this driver when you connect the Bridgemate Pro server to a USB port using the “Aten USB-serial converter” which is supplied with the Bridgemate Pro server. If the Bridgemate Pro server uses a direct serial connection port or a USB-serial converter of another brand, do not use this driver.
This driver should only be used on 64-bit versions of Microsoft Windows Vista, Windows 7 or Windows 8. On 32-bit operating systems Windows XP, Windows Vista or Windows 7, use the 32-bit driver instead.
In case a driver is already installed, you should uninstall the current driver first.
How to uninstall the current driver:
- Make sure the Aten USB to Serial converter is connected to one of the USB ports of your computer.
- Click on Windows Start.
- Right-mouse cllick on "My Computer" or "Computer".
- Click "Properties".
- Click on "Device Manager" in section "Tasks" (Windows Vista/Windows 7), or click tab "Hardware" and then press "Device Manager" (Windows XP).
- Double-click on "Ports (COM & LPT)".
- Right-mouse click on "USB to serial bridge" (the name may be slightly different depending on the current driver version), then click "Uninstall".
- In case an option "Delete the driver software for this device" is shown, check this option. Next, click OK to confirm the uninstall of the driver.
- The driver will now be un-installed.
- Remove the USB converter from the USB port.
Install the 64-bits driver:
- Make sure the Aten USB to Serial converter is NOT connected to the computer.
- Download the file UC232A_V31_64bits.exe
- Open the downloaded file and follow the instructions on the screen. The driver will now be installed.
- After the installation has completed, connect the USB to Serial converter to a USB port of your computer. The converter will automatically be recognized and is ready to use. You can now connect your Bridgemate Pro server through the converter.
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22-10-2013 - Article published