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Windows 7: Ralink RT61 Turbo Wireless Driver

24 Oct 2009   #1

Windows Vista
Ralink RT61 Turbo Wireless Driver

I spotted what looked to be a solution to my problem of upgrading the driver for RT 61 turbo card from Vista to Windows 7 and I had further queries. It occurred to me that any discussion might be better in this "drivers" thread rather than the " hardware" one, So I wonder if I can take the liberty of repeating my questions here. The initial query from Gamer 1238 was:

I have a problem with my Ralink wireless card. windows "says" its fine but it doesn't enable (on windows 7)

It might be a driver problem i'm not sure...

I have the latest driver for it too its a Ralink RT61 Turbo Wireless Card chipset is 2561/RT61

if you know of any drivers that will work with windows 7 please post here and a link to the download so others like myself can fix this problem once and for all

Gamer 1238 finally found a driver and kindly posted a link which I have saved and my further questions are:

Although this thread is marked problem solved, I wonder, as a mid-80 year-old non-techie, if I could take it a little further. The Windows 7 upgrade advisor tells me that I should save an upgraded driver for my RT 61 turbo wireless card and install it after installing Windows 7 (after upgrading from Vista). I cannot find anything on the Ralink Technology web site which helps me but I came across this thread which seems to mirror my problem.

Accordingly, I downloaded from the link Gamer 1238 kindly supplied and saved it. Am I right in thinking that I can now install Windows 7, then open and install the driver from the from the saved file and all will be well? Or can I install the driver now before replacing my Vista with Windows 7?

I suppose I am seeking reassurance before I burn my bridges and start the Windows 7 installation.

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25 Oct 2009   #2

Windows 7 64 bit

can you give me a link because it is not working to me too,but my case is a little bit diferent
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26 Oct 2009   #3

Windows Vista

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Marinoprpic View Post
can you give me a link because it is not working to me too,but my case is a little bit diferent
The link is on the "Hardware & Devices" section of this board, Page 2 (at the moment, headed Ralink Wireless Card and started by Gamer1238. I tried to copy and paste it but cannot manage it presumably because it is an attachment.
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28 Oct 2009   #4

here it is, still work under my win7 64bit

"VA_IS_STA_6x_D-" just paste this in your favourite search engine and u get help. Driver workes under vista and know does under win7 ultimate 64bit. Remember to turn off ralinks own wireless console at startup with msconfig! your welcome
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