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07 Jul 2010   #11

W10 Pro desktop, W10 laptop, W10 laptop, W10 Pro tablet (all 64-bit)

There is an article on the Linksys website that explains exactly what to do if you encounter the error 211 when installing on Win 7: Library Search

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07 Jul 2010   #12

Windows 7 Pro X64 SP1

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This may not be relevant, but I'd be surprised if your PC didn't have an RJ45 (Ethernet) port, with a NIC built in to the mainboard. Discrete NICs are getting to be rarely seen. The P6550z has an integrated gigabit NIC, but I'm not sure that it's your exact model.

As regards your USB wireless adapter, perhaps you should seek support at its maker, Linksys (Cisco). Is the driver CD new enough to include Win7 support? If not, there may be drivers available for download. (I checked, but the name that you provided doesn't seem to be an actual model name.)

Good luck.
Thank you for your post,
But I HAVE a HP Pavilion P 6550,
and it doesn't have a internet card
It does have a internet PORT,but doesn't have a internet card integrated.
I don't think the driver cd is new enough,It's from 2009.
What can I do then?
It would be unusual to have an ethernet port installed without a NIC connected to it.

Do any network controllers show up in Device Manager? Should be a Realtek 8111C:

Motherboard Specifications, H-RS880-uATX (Aloe) HP Pavilion p6550z CTO Desktop PC - HP Customer Care (United States - English)

As for the Linksys USB adapter, drivers for hardware version 1.0:

and version 2.0:,
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07 Jul 2010   #13

Windows 7

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mitchell65 View Post
I just wonder if the unit is faulty. I went onto the manufacturers site and found this unit which would appear to be perfect forthe intended use. There is a "Contact us for support" link on this site which might be worth a try;
Here's the link:
Linksys by Cisco Wireless-N USB Network Adapter with Dual-Band WUSB600N
Maybe,the problem is that it isn't compatible with windows 7?
It is compatible with windows xp and vista, but windows 7 didn't even exist when they maked it. Could that be the problem?
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07 Jul 2010   #14

Windows 7 ultimate 64 bit / XP Home sp3

Have you tried the XP or Vista driver in compatibility mode? Compatibility Mode I would download the Vista driver and try it. Aslo Please incllude in your system specs 32 or 64 bit windows seven. Thanks Fabe
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