Dick Smith Electronics Pty XH8290 Driver Download

The XH8290 is a device manufactured by Dick Smith Electronics Pty. Visitors have downloaded this file "XH8290_Drivers.zip" 3,418 times with an aggregate rating of 4 out of 5 stars based on 6 reviews. The uploader reports that this update will work successfully on PCs running Windows Vista and Windows XP. The total disk space used for this update is 855.1 KB.

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Supported Models


Genius mouse

Logitech Serial Mouse

Microsoft BallPoint serial mouse

Microsoft Plug and Play mouse

Microsoft Serial BallPoint-compatible mouse

Microsoft Serial Mouse

Microsoft-compatible serial mouse


Dick Smith Electronics Pty

Future Tech Systems


Supported Operating Systems

Windows Vista, Windows 2003, Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows NT4, Windows 98SE, Windows 98

File Name


R10905 (20-Apr-2004)

Additional Notes

USB to Serial RS232 adapter. Product XH8290 Z111 Made in Taiwan. Drivers for Win98 Win2000 and WinXP. Also Mac drivers and documentation. I've personally only used it on Win XP.

Uploaded By

Bob McRoberts (DG Member) on 13-May-2012

Most Helpful Reviews

peter schouten
Tested on Windows 7
11 Mar 2014
(1 hour after download)

Installation: 1 out of 5
Stability:  out of 5
Compatibility:  out of 5
"The download failed to selfextract and install. I tried numerous times with the same result."
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Driver Contents File List

The following files are found inside the driver download file.

Name Size Date
XH8290 Drivers/2154 Release Info.DOC 8.6 KB 20 Apr 2004
XH8290 Drivers/905 Release Info.DOC 6.0 KB 20 Apr 2004
XH8290 Drivers/FTDI Drivers and Utilities.URL 63 bytes 6 Dec 2004
XH8290 Drivers/Mac/MacOS89_USBSerial.sit.hqx 7.6 KB 6 Dec 2004
XH8290 Drivers/Mac/MacOSX_USBSerial.pkg.hqx 44.4 KB 6 Dec 2004
XH8290 Drivers/Mac/Macintosh Installation Notes and Troubleshooting.rtf 5.4 KB 6 Dec 2004
XH8290 Drivers/Macintosh Installation Notes and Troubleshooting.rtf 5.4 KB 6 Dec 2004
XH8290 Drivers/Windows/2154 Release Info.DOC 8.6 KB 20 Apr 2004
XH8290 Drivers/Windows/905 Release Info.DOC 6.0 KB 20 Apr 2004
XH8290 Drivers/Windows/COMPORT.PDF 5.4 KB 10 Apr 2003
XH8290 Drivers/Windows/FTCOMMS.VXD 23.6 KB 17 Dec 2003
XH8290 Drivers/Windows/FTDIBUS.INF 4.0 KB 16 Apr 2004
XH8290 Drivers/Windows/FTDIBUS_OPTIONS.rtf 3.9 KB 19 Jan 2004
XH8290 Drivers/Windows/FTDIPORT.INF 4.8 KB 16 Apr 2004
XH8290 Drivers/Windows/FTDIUN2K.INI 92 bytes 10 Apr 2003
XH8290 Drivers/Windows/FTDIUNIN.EXE 414.2 KB 10 Apr 2003
XH8290 Drivers/Windows/FTDIUNIN.INI 91 bytes 10 Apr 2003
XH8290 Drivers/Windows/FTLang.dll 36.9 KB 16 Apr 2004
XH8290 Drivers/Windows/FTSENUM.SYS 25.3 KB 17 Dec 2003
XH8290 Drivers/Windows/FTSENUM.VXD 7.7 KB 17 Dec 2003
XH8290 Drivers/Windows/FTSERIAL.SYS 70.0 KB 17 Dec 2003
XH8290 Drivers/Windows/FTSERMOU.INF 2.0 KB 30 Oct 2003
XH8290 Drivers/Windows/FTSERMOU.VXD 9.3 KB 10 Apr 2003
XH8290 Drivers/Windows/FTSERUI.DLL 22.6 KB 20 May 2003
XH8290 Drivers/Windows/README.TXT 1.3 KB 16 Apr 2004
XH8290 Drivers/Windows/ftdibus.cat 10.5 KB 11 Jun 2004
XH8290 Drivers/Windows/ftdibus.sys 24.2 KB 20 Apr 2004
XH8290 Drivers/Windows/ftdiport.cat 10.5 KB 11 Jun 2004
XH8290 Drivers/Windows/ftser2k.sys 57.4 KB 20 Apr 2004
XH8290 Drivers/Windows/ftsermou.cat 9.7 KB 11 Jun 2004
XH8290 Drivers/Windows/ftserui2.dll 51.8 KB 14 Apr 2004
XH8290 Drivers/Windows/r9052154.zip 396.1 KB 6 Dec 2004
XH8290 Drivers/Windows/r9052154.zip/2154 Release Info.DOC 8.6 KB 20 Apr 2004
XH8290 Drivers/Windows/r9052154.zip/905 Release Info.DOC 6.0 KB 20 Apr 2004
XH8290 Drivers/Windows/r9052154.zip/COMPORT.PDF 5.4 KB 10 Apr 2003
XH8290 Drivers/Windows/r9052154.zip/FTCOMMS.VXD 23.6 KB 17 Dec 2003
XH8290 Drivers/Windows/r9052154.zip/FTDIBUS.INF 4.0 KB 16 Apr 2004
XH8290 Drivers/Windows/r9052154.zip/FTDIBUS_OPTIONS.rtf 3.9 KB 19 Jan 2004
XH8290 Drivers/Windows/r9052154.zip/FTDIPORT.INF 4.8 KB 16 Apr 2004
XH8290 Drivers/Windows/r9052154.zip/FTDIUN2K.INI 92 bytes 10 Apr 2003
XH8290 Drivers/Windows/r9052154.zip/FTDIUNIN.EXE 414.2 KB 10 Apr 2003
XH8290 Drivers/Windows/r9052154.zip/FTDIUNIN.INI 91 bytes 10 Apr 2003
XH8290 Drivers/Windows/r9052154.zip/FTLang.dll 36.9 KB 16 Apr 2004
XH8290 Drivers/Windows/r9052154.zip/FTSENUM.SYS 25.3 KB 17 Dec 2003
XH8290 Drivers/Windows/r9052154.zip/FTSENUM.VXD 7.7 KB 17 Dec 2003
XH8290 Drivers/Windows/r9052154.zip/FTSERIAL.SYS 70.0 KB 17 Dec 2003
XH8290 Drivers/Windows/r9052154.zip/FTSERMOU.INF 2.0 KB 30 Oct 2003
XH8290 Drivers/Windows/r9052154.zip/FTSERMOU.VXD 9.3 KB 10 Apr 2003
XH8290 Drivers/Windows/r9052154.zip/FTSERUI.DLL 22.6 KB 20 May 2003
XH8290 Drivers/Windows/r9052154.zip/README.TXT 1.3 KB 16 Apr 2004
XH8290 Drivers/Windows/r9052154.zip/ftdibus.cat 10.5 KB 11 Jun 2004
XH8290 Drivers/Windows/r9052154.zip/ftdibus.sys 24.2 KB 20 Apr 2004
XH8290 Drivers/Windows/r9052154.zip/ftdiport.cat 10.5 KB 11 Jun 2004
XH8290 Drivers/Windows/r9052154.zip/ftser2k.sys 57.4 KB 20 Apr 2004
XH8290 Drivers/Windows/r9052154.zip/ftsermou.cat 9.7 KB 11 Jun 2004
XH8290 Drivers/Windows/r9052154.zip/ftserui2.dll 51.8 KB 14 Apr 2004

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