Kingsun KS-959 USB Infrared Adapter Driver Download

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Supported Models


DataMan USB Infrared Adapter

KS-959 USB Infrared Adapter

Kingsun KS-959 USB Infrared Adapter




Supported Operating Systems

Windows XP, Windows NT4, Windows ME, Windows 98SE, Windows 98, Windows 95

File Name


Unknown (31-Dec-2002) (2002-01-01) via .inf (2004-12-20) via .inf

Uploader Notes

The IrDA USB devices made by KingSun Shenzhen comes in several versions, each with its own drives. This driver applies to USB\VID_07D0&PID_4959. The Vender ID number is 07B0 (KingSun) and the Product ID number is 4959. To confirm if your device is the number 4959, plug your USB IrDA in, Navigate: My Computer, View System Information, Hardware, Device Manager, find USB to IrDA (probably with a yellow ?), right click, left click properties, Details, drop down menu Device Instance ID. Following the letters PID with be the Product number. The first set of characters should match USB\VID_07D0&PID_4959.

Uploaded By

Harlan Davis (DG Member) on 24-Feb-2009

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Tested on Windows 98SE
3 Oct 2020
(38 minutes after download)

Installation: 3 out of 5
Stability:  out of 5
Compatibility:  out of 5
"When you install an infrared device on Windows 98 it should automatically put an infrared icon in control panel and also in "My computer". This didn't happen."
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Tested on Windows 8 x64
14 May 2015
(2 hours after download)

Installation: 3 out of 5
Stability: 1 out of 5
Compatibility: 1 out of 5
"This driver doesn't work for win 7 or 8 64bit"
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Driver Contents File List

The following files are found inside the driver download file.

Name Size Date
KingSun KS-959 USB IrDA/Driver/KS-959.sys 19.0 KB 31 Dec 2002
KingSun KS-959 USB IrDA/Driver/MEGer.ex_ 45.1 KB 31 Dec 2002
KingSun KS-959 USB IrDA/Driver/_desktop.ini 9 bytes 31 Dec 2002
KingSun KS-959 USB IrDA/Driver/ks959-2000xp.inf 4.4 KB 31 Dec 2002
KingSun KS-959 USB IrDA/Driver/ks959-98.inf 2.8 KB 31 Dec 2002
KingSun KS-959 USB IrDA/Driver/ks959-me.inf 2.9 KB 31 Dec 2002
KingSun KS-959 USB IrDA/win2kxp/DATAMAN.sys 10.9 KB 31 Dec 2002
KingSun KS-959 USB IrDA/win2kxp/dataman.inf 2.2 KB 31 Dec 2002
KingSun KS-959 USB IrDA/win98/DATAMAN.inf 2.1 KB 31 Dec 2002
KingSun KS-959 USB IrDA/win98/DATAMAN.sys 10.8 KB 31 Dec 2002

How to Update KS-959 USB Infrared Adapter Device Drivers Quickly & Easily

Step 1 - Download Your Driver

To get the KS-959 USB Infrared Adapter driver, click the green download button above. After you complete your download, move on to Step 2.

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Tech Tip: If you are having trouble deciding which is the right driver, try the Driver Update Utility for Kingsun KS-959 USB Infrared Adapter. It is a software utility which automatically finds and downloads the right driver.

Step 2 - Install Your Driver

Once you have downloaded your new driver, you'll need to install it. In Windows, use a built-in utility called Device Manager, which allows you to see all of the devices recognized by your system, and the drivers associated with them.

How to Open Device Manager

  • In Windows 11, Windows 10 & Windows 8.1, right-click the Start menu and select Device Manager

  • In Windows 8, swipe up from the bottom, or right-click anywhere on the desktop and choose "All Apps" -> swipe or scroll right and choose "Control Panel" (under Windows System section) -> Hardware and Sound -> Device Manager

  • In Windows 7, click Start -> Control Panel -> Hardware and Sound -> Device Manager

  • In Windows Vista, click Start -> Control Panel -> System and Maintenance -> Device Manager

  • In Windows XP, click Start -> Control Panel -> Performance and Maintenance -> System -> Hardware tab -> Device Manager button

How to Install a driver from Device Manager

  1. Locate the device and model that is having the issue and double-click on it to open the Properties dialog box.

  2. Select the Driver tab.

  3. Click the Update Driver button and follow the instructions.

In most cases, you will need to reboot your computer in order for the driver update to take effect.

Tech Tip: Driver downloads and updates come in a variety of file formats with different file extensions. For example, you may have downloaded an EXE, INF, ZIP, or SYS file. Each file type has a slighty different installation procedure to follow.

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