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Windows 7: D-Link DWL-G510 Rev C (RT61/RT2561) in Win7 x64

08 Nov 2009   #11

Windows 7

Hi, label (on box) says H/W version is C2, firmware 5.11 - it says C2 on the card as well, though can't see that right now as it is reinstalled and I'm working on it, through XP

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09 Nov 2009   #12

Windows 7

Having identified the problem I searched on "Windows couldn't automatically bind the IP protocol stack to the network adapter" & found a Microsoft forum with this problem. I tried these instructions. Still did not work - I thought it might not because of the reference to Vista, and I have a Vista, now Win 7, laptop working fine on the network.

Having spent several hours to no effect I gave up & reinstalled Win 7 with the G510 card already installed. Initial install picked the card up but did not support it. However, I then installed the Dlink Win7 update & all is now working fine.

But, seeing growing numbers reporting this problem on various network adapters, it seems like there may be a Win7 issue here.
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23 Jan 2010   #13

Windows 7
Thank you yorxbrox

I've been having the same problem with this network card. I resorted to reinstalling Windows 7, then installing the Windows 7 drivers. It worked. Many Thanks yorxbrox this issue was driving me nuts! Give it a go people.
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28 Jan 2010   #14

Win 7

I can't find those win7 drivers. Can someone post a link please, i'm really sick with this problem..
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28 Jan 2010   #15

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29 Jan 2010   #16

Win 7

Thanks for the link m8, but i'm still in trouble.
While i try to install the driver for win7 64bit version i'm getting this error (check screenshot)

I've tried rebooting and nothing.. i will need to reinstall win7 to make it work?

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D-Link DWL-G510 Rev C (RT61/RT2561) in Win7 x64-driver_install_error.jpg 
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29 Jan 2010   #17

Win 7

i've just reinstalled win7 and i'm still stuck... same error when trying to install win7 drivers
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29 Jan 2010   #18

Windows 7 Ult, Windows 8.1 Pro,

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by expired View Post
i've just reinstalled win7 and i'm still stuck... same error when trying to install win7 drivers

Try going to Windows update and see if you can find the D-link update for Windows 7.
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29 Jan 2010   #19

Win 7

Thanks mate. It's located under optional updates on the Windows Update
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30 Mar 2010   #20


Unsure if this is still a topic of issue, but I find it safe to say that D-Link seems to have done their homework. Specific W7 drivers (x86 aswell as x64) are now available, at least for Rev. C.

File name Size
----------------------- ---------------
NetRt61G.INF 28,984
NetRT61G.CAT 8,481
rt61.sys 500,096
NetRT61G.CAT 8,871
NetRt61G.INF 15,516
rt61.sys 438,784
NetRt61G.INF 15,519
NetRT61G.CAT 8,856
rt61.sys 368,128
NetRT61G.INF 22,809 8,866
RT61.sys 393,216
Drivers\WinVistax86\ 8,864
NetRt61G.INF 22,789
RT61.sys 335,872
NetRt61G.INF 29,001
NetRT61G.CAT 8,505
rt61.sys 460,288

total files 18 total size 2,683,445

I hope these will work better than messing with 'em old Vista drivers.
Enjoy! :)
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 D-Link DWL-G510 Rev C (RT61/RT2561) in Win7 x64

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