Thanks for the reply.
I downloaded the driver installer and using the Device Manager I can get Windows to start installing a driver from the bin\win7\x64 directory. But no matter which driver I choose, wiodows finds something different objectionable with it and doesn't install it after all. There are 5 .INF files in there, do you know which one is supposed to work for a PSoC USBUART Component?
Do you know what people are supposed to do if they want to plug a PSoC running a USBUART interface into a new computer? It seems I should have had no problem with the known good driver that was generated in the project folder since the project was built using the same 64bit OS as the new computer. This seems more a Windows 7 problem than a PSoC problem. But still, I suppose the smarter thing would be to run the latest driver installer as you recommended on the new computer before plugging in the PSoC to it. Is that what Cypress recommends?
Consider filing a CASE on this, possibly Cypress can do a remote desktop
session with you and straighten this out.
To create a technical or issue case at Cypress -
“Create a Case”
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I have the same error message and the same question with the downloaded USB driver, which one to use? I also had trouble installing them until I switched the voltage jumper on the board, now I can install them, but I can't find one that creates a virtual com port with the USB-UART example. ---update, the USB to UART adapter doesn't work, it installs fine but doesn't create a com port. The first one, the enumerator created a COM port, but as soon as it did it locked up my computer, windows7, now I will probably have to do a system restore do get rid of the driver. Using a PSoC 5LP Kit.
--Update 5/01/15 - I opened a case on this problem and my solution was simple. I am using a kit that uses seperate USB ports for programming and communication. It turned out that my generated driver works great, it just has to be installed for the communication port, not the programming port-- Also Voltage jumpers on a different setting then the USBFS device is set for will lock up the computer. I did have to use system restore a few times, but I found out in Device Manager you can view hidden devices, by choosing that option under the view menu. This shows the device so it can be deleted. --
There is a (free) software from nirsoft.net named USBDeView64 to remove and de-install USB drivers. Worked for me like a charm.