I also sent an e-mail to Holux Tech Support. Plug it into your USB port and you’ll see your real-time position right on your laptop screen. I searched the web and found a newer driver http: Next I went to Holux’s web site and downloaded the latest driver even though it implied it might work with Win 7 it didn’t address at all the Bit issue. Do not purchase this item for Linux or Unix systems! It appears that the device is working fine since the red light works as it is supposed. I installed the driver you suggested but I can’t even get to the point where the computer can see the device.

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Holux isn’t offering Vis. The Holux GR is very compact, fits nicely in a port light where it always provides my position, and with its USB cable is easy to hook up to my laptop.

Holux GR-213U User Manual: Usb Driver; System Requirements; Installation; Important

Terry, I did search using “holux” and “prolific” and the computer found some files that I missed. All it needs is the USB cable i. No need to be fancy, just an overview.

Holux is the chipest and simple way to have navigation with Garmin mobile PC. I finally uninstalled the driver went into Device manager and brought up the driver tab of the red X’d device and clicked Uninstall and was presented with the opportunity to check a box to physically remove the drivers from the system, which I did. Houx Terry, I uninstalled the old driver in the Control Panel.


Usb Driver; System Requirements; Installation; Important – Holux GRU User Manual [Page 6]

Home About Me Blog Contact. Thanks again Terry, I can’t get to that point because whenever I plug it in my computer freezes. Maybe for MicroSnot but I’ll never now. Any suggestions – I am a complete loss on how to proceed.

So I’m waiting on this one for a full evaluation. If you could try a BU before buying it, that would be safer. At the time I had it my system detected it and received windoss but I had not gotten the maping software working at the time on a new laptop and system.

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So I purchased another make that I had before but gave to a friend who went on an emergency expedition. You must find and remove it.

I installed that and the install wouldn’t fail but in Device manager it said that it was unable to load the USB to Serial Comm Port driver. I got the same window that it recognized it but the note was barely visible and the computer froze.

More items related to this product. The computer freezes about 2 seconds after I plug in the device. I then plugged my old GPS back into the holux gru same port after rebooting and it recognized the device. I am considering the Globalsat You may also like. They have not bothered to even respond.


Dave PS – I tried it and that laptop recognized it right away. Do not purchase this item for Linux or Unix systems! I have enough confidence in this GPS that I have recommended it to many other people.

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Boating Charts With Tides and Currents. Is there another computer you could try it on? Skip to main rgu. At the holux gru I had it my system detected it and received data but I had not gotten the maping holux gru working at the time on a new laptop and system.

Strange — I have 3 USP ports. Dave PS – The device was not there even if it the driver was installed. As A full time cruiser, it is important to always have an accurate position for my boat. This Holux GPS receiver is a small-sized wonder that tracks up to 20 satellites at a time and update position data every second. Just plug it into your lap top and it will work as a GPS receiver delivered on time.

Personally I cannot give it any stars at all.