Connection Issues Under Win 10.x Using the WS-1080 / 1095
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For the GRE PSR-800, please see the Windows 10 installation of GRE PSR-800 Software and Driver article
This is only for USB driver installation if you have problems "connecting to your scanner" while using the USB cable. You can test if this is needed by trying to update the time on the scanner by selecting "Set Real Time Clock to Computer Time" under the "Scanner/SD Card" tab, in the EZScan software. If that does not work, this should fix that problem: This has been tested in the Windows 10 Public Release of July 29/2015. 1. Go to Start Menu 2. Hold down Shift key and press Restart under Power menu item. 3. Under Choose an Option .. select 'Troubleshoot' 4. Select 'Advanced Options' 5. Select 'Startup Settings' Press Restart Press F7 for Unsigned Drivers. Once restarted .. login as normal. 6. Go To Device Manager in Control Panel 7. Select Ports (Com + LPT) 8. You should see .. "USB Serial Device (ComX)" when your Whistler scanner is connected. You can now install the USB driver. 9. Right click on the USB Serial Device (ComX) item above and select 'Update Driver Software'. 10. Select Browse My Computer for Driver Software. At the bottom, select "Let me pick from a list of device drivers on my computer" 11. Highlight Whistler WS-1080 or WS-1095 Serial Device as applicable. 12. Click Next 13. You will see "Windows cannot verify the publisher of this driver software' 14. Select "Install this driver software anyways" 15. Click Close The driver will now be installed as "Whistler WS-1080 or WS-1095 Serial Device (ComX) as applicable"
Note that if you have any hidden ports, you should make them visible before proceeding with these instructions