This applies to Windows 10 or 10 Pro.

· Download the drivers *.zip archive and extract the folder and move to your desktop

Windows 10 MTK VCOM USB Preloader Drivers

· Right-click on Start then click on Device Manager

· In the Device Manager Window click on the first item – your computer name

· Click on Action then Add legacy hardware

· On the Welcome to the Add hardware Wizard window click on Next button

· Select Install the hardware that I manually select from a list (Advanced) and then click on Next button

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· Click on Show All Devices then on Next button

· In the Add Hardware window click on Have Disk button

· In the Install From Disk windows click on Browse button

· In the next window – Locate file – browse for the folder that you have extracted on the desktop earlier

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· Select the version of the driver according to your Windows 10 version – x64 for 64 bit and x86 for 32 bit and click Open button

· Click the OK button to load the driver

· From the list of drivers select MTK USB Port and click on Next button

· If a red warning window will open, click on Install this driver software anyway

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This action will add the following drivers in to the operating system:

MediaTek DA USB VCOM Port

MediaTek PreLoader USB VCOM Port – for transferring the firmware to your device

MTK USB DEBUG Port

MTK USB Modem Port

MTK USB port – for transfering PreLoader to your device (and recovery in case of bad or corrupt firmware)

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· Now you need to remove the device that you have installed but leave the drivers in the operating system.

· To do that, in the Device Manager window we expand Ports (COM & LPT) section

· Right-click and click Uninstall on the MTK USB Port

· In the Confirm Device Uninstall window make sure that the box Delete the driver software for this device is empty

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· You need to leave the drivers in the operating system and only remove the device that you added

· Click on the OK button to finish the process

Next connect your turned off MTK device to the Windows 10 computer via USB and the device will be recognized either through a MediaTek Preloader USB VCOM Port interface or as a MTK USB port.