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Old 12-28-07, 13:45
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Default Vista Wireless Drivers

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Trying to install a wireless network adapter driver (both NETGEAR Wg111t and also Realtek USB device). On every occasion VISTA tells me "Problem encountered installing driver" - but gives no reason why. Tried "backdoor" approach through device manager and browsing to raw drivers folder - same problem....??

Is this just another VISTA problem? - any suggestions would really be appreciated. thx
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Old 12-29-07, 09:12
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Default Re: Vista Wireless Drivers

Hi

Get latest driver for this device which is Vista compatible http://kbserver.netgear.com/release_notes/d103172.asp

Remember to be logged in as Admin and at times if the normal route doesnt work, run the .exe for the driver as Run as Administrator ( this helps with some stubborn drivers )


Also if you have a firewall or AV app unhook from the internet and disable them as one could block the install of a network device.

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Is this just another VISTA problem?
Cannot always blame Vista for another makers drivers not working.
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