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Windows 7: Do I NEED this driver?

05 Mar 2014   #1

Windows7 64bit
Do I NEED this driver?

I recently got a new PC and system (Win7 of course) and am having a really hard time of dealing with the new system (had WinXPPro before). So this window is appearing when I restart & I have NO idea why OR if I actually need the driver it's about. I'm hoping someone will know what the driver is for AND whether or not I actually need it or if it's just wanting me to install it (even though I don't actually need it).

I have avast! Internet Security installed and wonder if it's got anything to do with that. I'm on broadband too but can't imagine why it would have anything to do with that since I've been on it for many years.

Thank you in advance for any advice! :) I'm hoping to resolve this soon so I can get rid of the pop-up.

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05 Mar 2014   #2
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Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8

That looks like an Avast deal. Check 'Private' and see what happens.
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05 Mar 2014   #3

windows 7 home 64bit

Hi Welcome to Seven Forums ... Look in the Device Manager under Network Adapters .. Do you have any Avast! Firewall NDIS Filter Miniport ? ....
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27 Sep 2014   #4

Windows7 64bit

I'm SO sorry for not thanking you guys for answering my question! I haven't tried either answer yet. I simply forgot I'd asked the question in the first place. Been going through SO much at home since getting this new system and my question simply got forgotten. Sorry again and (apparently) I stopped getting the pop-up. Thanks again.
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27 Sep 2014   #5

windows 7 home 64bit

No problem :)
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