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Old 12-28-07, 14:45
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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, 10:12
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Default Re: Vista Wireless Drivers


Get latest driver for this device which is Vista compatible

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.

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