Photon not assigned COM port

I am using a Photon board that is attached USB to my Laptop. I have the best drivers installed for the device and it shows up in my device manager under ‘universal serial bus devices’ with the name ‘photon with wifi’. For some reason my laptop will not assign it a com port which I need in order to use the command “>particle serial wifi”

When I plug it into my PC it is assigned a com port, just not on my laptop. Anyone know why?

I guess you are on Windows but not 10?

Yes that is correct, I am on windows 7. what should I do?

Then the docs would be the place to find the drivers


@krixen were you able to find the right drivers for Windows 7?