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Computer not accep[ting will not accept usb to serial converter say not able to find hard ware

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Usual reason for computer message 'unable to find hardware' is the lack of suitable driver software. This is normally supplied on CD/DVD with hardware and is usually loaded into computer before connecting hardware.

If you don't have driver software CD/DVD you can normally download software file from the hardware manufacturers website. Make sure you download the software for the particular operating system of your computer.

You may have to uninstall hardware and reboot before installing the driver software.
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