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Windows 7: Westell USB Adapter not detected

23 Jan 2010   #1
ThyAsianMan

 
 
Westell USB Adapter not detected

On my computer i was trying to work my Westell 802.11g Wireless USB Adapter but it wasnt even detected on the computer. I saw it in the device manager listed in other devices and i tried updating it but it wouldnt work. It worked on my other Xp desktop but not on my windows 7 desktop. Any1 know how to solve it? Also i tried extracting it and then updating it by that but it didnt work and i dont know if i did it right either. Please reply!


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24 Jan 2010   #2
whest

XP, Vista, W7 64bit Home Premium
 
 

See if you can find a driver here : Westell - Technical Support

If you can only find a xp or vista driver and it wont install normally you may need to install it in compatibilty mode, or thru device manager to resolve the OS mismatch - go here for details :
You cannot install a device driver by using its installation program in Windows Vista

Briefly :
To install a driver OR program in compatibility mode - right click the setup.exe file - click properties - click compatibility - check run in compatibility with vista/xp etc - check run as administrator - leave the rest blank. Start setup.exe and install.
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24 Jan 2010   #3
ThyAsianMan

 
 

Thanks a lot. Lets hope it works trying it out right now.
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24 Jan 2010   #4
ThyAsianMan

 
 

Didnt work.
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24 Jan 2010   #5
whest

XP, Vista, W7 64bit Home Premium
 
 

Fill out your system specs and post back .
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28 Jan 2010   #6
ThyAsianMan

 
 

Filled out most of my system specs. Sorry didnt understand wat some ment or couldnt find.
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28 Jan 2010   #7
whest

XP, Vista, W7 64bit Home Premium
 
 

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30 Jan 2010   #8
ThyAsianMan

 
 

Should i download the Hotfix? Because i already have the update for my computer.
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30 Jan 2010   #9
whest

XP, Vista, W7 64bit Home Premium
 
 

No if you already have it.
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