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Newest FTDI drivers 'bricking' non-genuine chips

 
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 22, 2014 11:56 pm    Post subject: Newest FTDI drivers 'bricking' non-genuine chips Reply with quote

The latest FTDI usb-serial drivers are reportedly 'bricking' counterfeit/clone FTDI chips. Apparently, there is a fix, but for those of us using our $8 Ebay cables, it might be prudent not to update to the new drivers, at least for now.

http://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2014/10/windows-update-drivers-bricking-usb-serial-chips-beloved-of-hardware-hackers/
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