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Windows 7: Wireless G pci adapter

09 Dec 2009   #1
TripOG

windows 7 X64
 
 
Wireless G pci adapter

i have this wireless card not sure of the model, it comes up as a linksys wireless g pci adapter in the device manager from the windows update drivers in x86
but i would like to use it in x64. so i searched a little bit and it found it to be WMP54G but im not sure if i really believe it because the card it self has no linksys model/version number on it.

PCI\VEN_1814&DEV_0201&SUBSYS_00321737&REV_01
PCI\VEN_1814&DEV_0201&SUBSYS_00321737
PCI\VEN_1814&DEV_0201&CC_028000
PCI\VEN_1814&DEV_0201&CC_0280

can anyone help me out, if there really is no x64 drivers can someone post the most current x86?


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09 Dec 2009   #2
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by TripOG View Post
i have this wireless card not sure of the model, it comes up as a linksys wireless g pci adapter in the device manager from the windows update drivers in x86
but i would like to use it in x64. so i searched a little bit and it found it to be WMP54G but im not sure if i really believe it because the card it self has no linksys model/version number on it.

PCI\VEN_1814&DEV_0201&SUBSYS_00321737&REV_01
PCI\VEN_1814&DEV_0201&SUBSYS_00321737
PCI\VEN_1814&DEV_0201&CC_028000
PCI\VEN_1814&DEV_0201&CC_0280

can anyone help me out, if there really is no x64 drivers can someone post the most current x86?
Hi trip

If you are 64bit the x86 wont work. Using those hardware ids have you looked for vista 64bit> they will work in win 7 if you install them in compatibility mode.
to use compat, right click the installer>properties>compatibility>check vista


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09 Dec 2009   #3
TripOG

windows 7 X64
 
 

yes i know all of that i have a dual boot x86 and x64 system and im using vista drivers on the x86 but what im looking for is x64

edit: basically i suck at using google and im looking for someone who is good with google to confirm my suspicion that i will have to buy a new wifi adapter

edit: maybe i dont suck i think i found something...

edit: actually found two other threads with same card/problem
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27 Dec 2009   #4
Rexoskeleton

Xubuntu AMD64 / Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 
My wireless-g pci adapter

To install the Wireless-G PCI Adapter in Windows 7 you must first disconnect adapter from motherboard PCI slot, install driver from CD or one you've downloaded, then the installation will ask you to shut down your computer and continue installation when you've plugged in your adapter.

I've found one bug with this adapter and Windows 7. If your PC goes to sleep...when it wakes up the adapter does not work untill your restart. If anyone has a solution for this let me know.
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27 Dec 2009   #5
apvm

Windows 7
 
 

I have the Linksys 54G version 4.0, tried the Ralink driver suggested, it works but very very slow, I gave up and bought a Dlink which has Arthos chipset...works right out of the box with Windows embedded driver.

If you can't get yours working, get one of those cheap realtek 8815 chipset based card and use the latest driver from Realtek, that driver works wonder with 7
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