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Overview

The drivers for the SmartStick+ G3 are not automatically installed by Windows. Follow the steps below to install the drivers onto your HS4-powered Windows 7, 8 or 10 system. Note: Early HomeTroller S6 hubs were equipped with Windows 7. Be sure to check your OS before driver installation.

Driver Installation Video: https://www.youtube.com/embed/wJ5--gXZtD4


Windows 10

  1. Download the Silicon Labs CP210x driver for Window 10
  2. Extract the zip file to a folder on your desktop. 
  3. Open Windows Device Manager, you can press the Windows key and type Device Manager to locate it.
  4. Expand the Other Devices section, then locate the CP2102N USB to UART Bridge Controller device. 
  5. Right click on the device, then select Update Driver
  6. Click Browse my computer for driver software, then Let me pick from a list of available drivers on my computer
  7. Leave Show All Devices checked, then click Next and Have Disk
  8. Click Browse... Navigate to the folder you extracted the files to in step 2. 
  9. Select the file silabser.inf, click Open, then click OK.
  10. Click Silicon Labs CP210x USB to UART Bridge and then Next
  11. If you get a warning that Windows cannot confirm the device ID, click Yes to continue. 

Your SmartStick+ should now appear in the Ports (COM & LPT) section of the Device Manager with a different name. You are all set to setup the Z-Wave plugin now!


Windows 7 or 8

  1. Download the Silicon Labs CP210x driver for Windows 7 or 8.
  2. Extract the zip file to a folder on your desktop. 
  3. Navigate to the folder you created and run CP210xVCPInstaller_x86.exe if you have 32 bit Windows or CP210xVCPInstaller_x64.exe for 64 bit Windows. Follow the instructions in the installer until it is complete.
  4. Open Windows Device Manager, you can press the Windows key and type Device Manager to locate it.
  5. Expand the Other Devices section, then locate the CP2102N USB to UART Bridge Controller device. 
  6. Right click on the device, then select Update Driver
  7. Click Browse my computer for driver software, then Let me pick from a list of available drivers on my computer
  8. Scroll through the computer hardware list and select Ports (COM & LPT), then Next
  9. Find Silicon Labs in the manufacturer list, select it and then Silicon Labs CP210x USB to UART Bridge in the model lest. Then click Next.
  10. You will receive an "Update Driver Warning", click Yes.


Plugin Setup

See here for the next step in Z-Wave.


Notes

The SmartStick+ G3 uses the same drivers as the Nortek HUSBZ. If you are using that device for ZigBee, you can simply plug your SmartStick+ G3 into your computer and locate the COM port it uses.

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