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Release Notes PN 93009341

Edgeport Driver
Release v5.70
Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows 8,
Windows Server 2003 (R2), Windows Server 2008 (R2) & Windows Server 2012
Software Package PN
40002537
Rev J

Installation package contains the following files:


edgeport.inf -- Edgeport Install script
ionport.inf -- Serial port Install script
edgeser.sys -- Edgeport USB driver
edgeser64ys -- Edgeport USB driver (x64)
edgecoin.dll -- Edgeport port Co-installer library
edgecoin64.dll -- Edgeport port Co-installer library (x64)
impscoin.dll -- Multiport serial class Co-installer library
impscoin64.dll -- Multiport serial class Co-installer library (x64)
edgeport.exe -- Status/Configuration utility
edgeport64.exe -- Status/Configuration utility (x64)
setup.exe -- Setup program which is called by Self-extracting zip
setup64.exe -- Setup program which is called by Self-extracting zip (x64)
difxapi.exe -- Redistributable Microsoft Driver Install Frameworks for API
library module.
ionflash.exe -- Rapidport modem firmware update utility
rp_mdm.inf -- Rapidport modem inf file
93009341.txt -- This file

Release Notes:
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v5.70
1. Add support for Windows 8 and Server 2012.
2. Assign COMx names for compound Edgeports (EP/4, EP/8, EP/16) in order at devi
ce install time and
improve FriendlyName to show external unit-relative port numbers instead of i
nternal port numbers.
Example (port 5 of an EdgePort/8):
v5.30 FriendlyName = EdgePort [44871896-2] Serial Port - 1 (COM7)
v5.70 FriendlyName = EdgePort [V44871896] Serial Port - 5 (COM7)
3. Re-Implement modem enumeration for EdgePort as well as RapidPort. It was rem
oved
because it mistook certain POS devices for serial mouses. However, unlike th
e
implementations in previous versions, modem enumeration is disabled by defaul
t at install time,
but can be enabled via the config utility.
4. The Self-extracting zip file, in addition to extracting files to "c:\edgeport
drivers" folder,
now installs the drivers in the Driver Store in all operatings systems from W
indows 7 and
above. In earlier OS's it installs them in the default c:\windows\inf folder
. EdgePorts and
RapidPorts require no user intervention to install.
5. EdgePort did not properly enumerate when attached to a USB 3.0 Host Controlle
r. Fixed.
6. EdgePort Config Util uninstaller did not remove RapidPort modems. Fixed.

v5.30
1. Add support for Windows 7 and Server 2008 R2.
2. Windows 7 and Server 2008 R2 drivers are available via Windows Update
3. Drivers for all other Microsoft Operating Systems will no longer be available
via Windows Update.
4. Fix problem with performing immediate reads with a full RX buffer.

KNOWN ISSUES:
1. When a user changes the COMx assignment of an EdgePort serial port through th
e EdgePort Configuration
Utility, the change is not automatically reflected in the Device Manager.