I have been spending incredibly too much time trying to figure this out. I have a USB to RS232 adapter that I am trying to get XP to recognize but I can't for the life of me get it happen.
A little background:
I am using the adapter to connect my telescope to my netbook. The netbook originally came with Windows 7 Starter but it was just too slow so I decided to downgrade to XP. Using 7 the USB to Serial adapter works just fine with the Prolific driver. However, with XP, after successfully installing the very same driver, and every other variant that I can find, I plug in the USB to to be told that Windows cannot install the device driver.
I've tried searching posts for answers but with no success. I hope somebody can help me.