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Cisco USB Console Driver Windows 7


Newer switches ship with a USB interface for the console, but getting it running can be tricky. Here is some useful info:

  • Get the drivers: https://supportforums.cisco.com/sites/default/files/attachments/document/cisco_usbconsole_driver_3_1.zip
  • Install the drivers
  • Connect the USB cable and let it setup
  • Open up Device Manager –>Ports and you will see USB Serial Port on COM4. Right-Click it and Update Driver Software. Click Browse My Computer, then Let me Pick.
  • Select Cisco Serial
  • Open up your console program (Putty, etc) and set it to use COM4



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