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Windows 7: Motorola SurfBoard


27 Sep 2009   #1

Windows Vista
 
 
Motorola SurfBoard

Is It working on windows 7 on USB port ? It`s work for Motorola SurfBoard SB5101E ?????

I`m waiting for an answer on this question..and to do Format on my PC and start to use Windows 7 if Motorola surfBoard works on Usb port on Windows 7 ..

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27 Sep 2009   #2
Microsoft MVP

Win 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Have you checked on Motorola's site for Windows 7 drivers (they have Vista ones that should work if not)?

Also why not use the ethernet connection?
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27 Sep 2009   #3
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Hello Beavis, and welcome to Seven Forums.

I have the SB5101 currently and the Vista drivers for a USB connection will work for it in Windows 7. However, I would agree with Stormy, if you are able to, you would be much better off using the ethernet connection instead for better performance and to not have to worry about drivers at all for the modem.

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Hope this helps,
Shawn
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21 Dec 2009   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 
cant connect using ethernet

hi hopefully someone can help us with this problem while using win 7 ultimate can connect to the net using usb with vista drivers but when trying to connect using ethernet its no good says connection failed, any help would be great,thanks in advance.

sorry modem is a motorola sb5100
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21 Dec 2009   #5
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Hello Badkarma,

Did you install your LAN network drivers for your ethernet port on the motherboard? Luckily you have the same motherboard I do. You can download and installed the Realtek 7.009 drivers for Windows 7 (Windows 7 32/64 Auto Installation Program) below.

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Hope this helps,
Shawn
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22 Dec 2009   #6

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

hi mate , yer ethernet adapter drivers are all installed its actually on a friends pc, can get it going by using usb but not ethernet, thx.

Hi All, Fixed The Issue I Uninstalled The Drivers For The Realtek Ethernet Card Then Unplugged The Cable Modem To Reset It, Restarted The PC Then Seach Automatically For Updated Driver Software And Presto It worked, Thanks For Your Help Too Brink :-)
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22 Dec 2009   #7
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

I'm happy to hear that you got it sorted Badkarma.
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