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Windows 7: IR receiver works for Vista, W7-32 not Win7-64

17 Mar 2010   #1

windows 7 ultimate 64
 
 
IR receiver works for Vista, W7-32 not Win7-64

Laptop Toshiba Satelite X205-SLi6
This laptop has a built in IR receiver with an RC6 Toshiba remote. It works great with Vista 32 ultimate and Windows-7 32bit ultimate and plays media software well. Since Windows-7 64bit does not detect the IR receiver hardware so the Toshiba drivers will not install even though the drives are marked 32/62 bit.
Please, someone at Microsoft tell me why Win-7 64bit installer does not recognize the IR hardware. No, it is not in the list of Hardware devices.

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17 Mar 2010   #2

Windows 8.1 Pro RTM x64
 
 

Did you download the driver from here? Model Content Page
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18 Mar 2010   #3

windows 7 ultimate 64
 
 

I would be glad to "download the driver from here? but if the installer does not recognize the device will that help?
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