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Windows 7: BSOD when launching AP in ALFA AWUS036NHR


18 Feb 2012   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 
BSOD when launching AP in ALFA AWUS036NHR

Hello everyone,

I'm not really great in posting thread but ill try to be as much detailed as possible recently I reformatted my PC and didn't have this problem but now there's a conflict with my ALFA AWUS036NHR USB Dongle. It works fine as a wireless card but every time i try to change it into a Access Point i get a BSOD, I'm not really an expert just with a little more than known knowledge of PC's so I'm able to get stuff people or information people would ask for .

Also i happened to read some thread and it said i needed to upload my dumpfile from the crash so here i saved time and uploaded them along with this treat. Thank you for looking here and I hope we can get this solved.



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18 Feb 2012   #2

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Two issues

First is Related to RTL8192cu.sys USB NDIS Driver from Realtek Semiconductor Corporation. I would update to the newest driver available.


Second your Avast

Avast can be a contributing cause of BSOD'S . Please remove and replace with Microsoft Security Essentials AT LEAST TO TEST


http://files.avast.com/files/eng/aswclear5.exe

Microsoft Security Essentials - Free Antivirus for Windows
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18 Feb 2012   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by zigzag3143 View Post
Two issues

First is Related to RTL8192cu.sys USB NDIS Driver from Realtek Semiconductor Corporation. I would update to the newest driver available.


Second your Avast

Avast can be a contributing cause of BSOD'S . Please remove and replace with Microsoft Security Essentials AT LEAST TO TEST


http://files.avast.com/files/eng/aswclear5.exe

Microsoft Security Essentials - Free Antivirus for Windows
I will update my driver's right now and use microsoft security essentials for the time being i will post my results here as soon as i am able to get them thank you for a quick response lets hope this solves my problem
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18 Feb 2012   #4

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

After testing I'm still having troubles i removed Avast and tried to update the newest rtl8192cu.sys USB NDIS Driver from Realtek wich i found here ALFA Network WLAN, WiFi phone, ADSL, KVM, Bluetooth, PoE Products -- Driver here is now the updated BSOD minidump


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13 Apr 2012   #5

Win 7 64bit
 
 

Sorry for being late but hey, I just registered

After running into the very same issue (same adapter same problem on different Windows 7 machines) I found this post.. and I found newer drivers.

The driver Windows installs automatically when adapter is plugged in and the drivers from Alfa are the same!
Realtek released a newer version just a few days ago which fixes the issue on my end!

Of course you can ignore the Realtek client, but the package found here has the new driver.
http://www.realtek.com.tw/downloads/...true#RTL8188RU
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