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Windows 7: Some Drivers refuse to Load?


11 Jan 2009   #1

Vista X32. Windows 7 32bit
 
 
Some Drivers refuse to Load?

Some drivers are not signed and Window 7 will refuse to load them.
What to do? Turn on test signing which allows Windows 7 to load unsigned drivers. To enable this you have to open a command prompt as administrator and type the following command:

Code:
C:\>bcdedit -SET TESTSIGN NO

Norm

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11 Jan 2009   #2

 

Sweet - I have a coupe of unsigned drivers I want to load - like the SPTD driver in Daemon Toolz...
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16 Jan 2009   #3

Windows 7 x86
 
 

When I run this command from an elevated command prompt on my Windows 7 x32 box, I get this:

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C:\Windows\system32>bcdedit /SET TESTSIGN ON
The element data type specified is not recognized, or does not apply to the
specified entry.
Run "bcdedit /?" for command line assistance.
Element not found.
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Comments?
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16 Jan 2009   #4

Windows 7 x86
 
 

Found the command that seems to work better here:

Installing video driver for Intel 855 Centrino Chipset

Whether it works for the particular driver I need, unsure yet.
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16 Jan 2009   #5

 

lol all it is is a typographical error in the original post....

Fixed.
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