How to Install Gadget Serial v2.4 Driver on Windows 7 x64
If you have a WTI device that uses a USB port to communicate with your computer, you may need to install the Gadget Serial v2.4 driver on Windows 7 x64. This driver allows you to use your favorite terminal program on the serial port assigned to the device. In this article, we will show you how to download and install the driver step by step.
Step 1: Download the Gadget Serial v2.4 Windows definition file
The first thing you need is the Gadget Serial v2.4 Windows definition file, which tells Windows how to use the drivers that are already installed on your system. You can download the file from this link. The file name is linux-cdc-acm.inf. Unzip the file and store it in a convenient location.
Step 2: Run the Device Manager
Next, you need to run the Device Manager on your Windows 7 x64 machine. You can do this by typing devmgmt.msc at a Windows command prompt or by clicking Start > Control Panel > System and Security > System > Device Manager.
Step 3: Update the driver software for the Gadget Serial v2.4 device
In the Device Manager, find the Other devices category where the Gadget Serial v2.4 device is displayed. It may have a yellow exclamation mark indicating that it needs a driver. Right-click on the device and select Update Driver Software from the popup menu.
Choose Browse my computer for driver software and choose the location of the linux-cdc-acm.inf file that you downloaded and uncompressed previously.
Wait for the driver to configure, you may get a Windows warning about the driver not being signed, but you can ignore it and proceed. The driver is only a configuration file that does not contain any harmful code.
Step 4: Check the installation result
After the driver installation is finished, the Device Manager should refresh and list the Gadget Serial under the Ports (COM & LPT) category. You can see the assigned COM port number in parentheses.
Step 5: Use your terminal program to communicate with your WTI device
Now you can use your terminal program of choice to communicate with your WTI device over USB. Just select the COM port that corresponds to the Gadget Serial and configure the baud rate, data bits, parity, stop bits and flow control according to your device specifications. You should be able to send and receive commands and data from your device.
In this article, we have shown you how to install the Gadget Serial v2.4 driver on Windows 7 x64 for WTI devices that use USB ports. This driver allows you to use your terminal program on the serial port assigned to the device and communicate with it easily. We hope this article was helpful and informative for you. 061ffe29dd