How to solve this problem? "esptool.FatalError: Failed to connect to ESP8266:"

Hi! how to solve this problem? thank you :slight_smile:
I'm using Windows 10 and Arduino Uno to program ESP8266 - ESP-01 wifi module

An error occurred while uploading the sketch
esptool.py v2.8
Serial port COM8
Connecting......................................___
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "C:\Users\acer\AppData\Local\Arduino15\packages\esp8266\hardware\esp8266\2.6.3/tools/upload.py", line 65, in
esptool.main(cmdline)
File "C:/Users/acer/AppData/Local/Arduino15/packages/esp8266/hardware/esp8266/2.6.3/tools/esptool\esptool.py", line 2890, in main
esp.connect(args.before)
File "C:/Users/acer/AppData/Local/Arduino15/packages/esp8266/hardware/esp8266/2.6.3/tools/esptool\esptool.py", line 483, in connect
raise FatalError('Failed to connect to %s: %s' % (self.CHIP_NAME, last_error))
esptool.FatalError: Failed to connect to ESP8266: Timed out waiting for packet header
esptool.FatalError: Failed to connect to ESP8266: Timed out waiting for packet header

I've deleted your other cross-post @Mmors13.

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