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Windows 7: USB Wireless

04 Mar 2009   #1
F1m

Seven Build 7022 x32
 
 
USB Wireless

Hi all.

I need the drivers for a USB Wireless. It's a SMC2862W-G EU, and i've just the drivers for Windows XP, and isn't works in windows 7 :s

Someone knows if the drivers for windows vista works in windows 7? And if works, can give me?

My connection doesn't works

Help me please.


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04 Mar 2009   #2
limneos

Windows 7 RC 7100 32bit/64bit
 
 

Hello F1m...

I'm afraid I don't see a Vista driver available anywhere, so perhaps the manufacturer hasn't made one.

However, I believe your installation executable doesn't work in Windows 7, but the drivers should work...
Anyway, I have 2 suggestions for you:

1. Open your installation setup.exe using compatibility mode and run it as "Windows XP".

or

2. Try opening Device Manager and right-clicking your card (should be there with an exclamation mark or something) - Update Driver and manually point to the folder where the driver files are located (some 2862w.inf and .sys files in your case). When asked if you want to install this driver anyway, click yes...

Hope it helps.
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04 Mar 2009   #3
F1m

Seven Build 7022 x32
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by limneos View Post
Hello F1m...

I'm afraid I don't see a Vista driver available anywhere, so perhaps the manufacturer hasn't made one.

However, I believe your installation executable doesn't work in Windows 7, but the drivers should work...
Anyway, I have 2 suggestions for you:

1. Open your installation setup.exe using compatibility mode.

or

2. Try opening Device Manager and right-clicking your card (should be there with an exclamation mark or something) - Update Driver and manually point to the folder where the driver files are located (some 2862w.inf and .sys files in your case). When asked if you want to install this driver anyway, click yes...

Hope it helps.
Hello, and thanks for the help.

Quote:
However, I believe your installation executable doesn't work in Windows 7, but the drivers should work...
The installation works perfectelly, but the computer doens't recognize the Wireless Card, he doens't connect to internet :s
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04 Mar 2009   #4
limneos

Windows 7 RC 7100 32bit/64bit
 
 

How does it appear in Device Manager?
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04 Mar 2009   #5
F1m

Seven Build 7022 x32
 
 

In Device Manager the wireless card appears installed, and it say the device is working properly. but on time to connect to a wireless connection, i don't find nothing :s
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04 Mar 2009   #6
limneos

Windows 7 RC 7100 32bit/64bit
 
 

Your card has been installed then and working fine...it's either an antenna problem, a wireless station problem or a switch on your system is turned off.

If it is a laptop, most laptops have a switch to turn on and off the wireless antenna..
Although this is for the built-in wifi card, it might apply to your case.

Is this a laptop or a desktop pc?
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04 Mar 2009   #7
F1m

Seven Build 7022 x32
 
 

Is a desktop... In XP, it works fine, and the correction was great...

I have another USB Wireless, but that disconnect at 5 - 5 minutes, and i have to disconnect the usb and reconnect again. i don't have luck with this
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04 Mar 2009   #8
limneos

Windows 7 RC 7100 32bit/64bit
 
 

Ok...In this case , it could be a driver problem indeed.

However, I can suggest you turn off your wireless access point for a while, turn it back on, wait a while and do a "diagnose" on the connections to see if this could make a change.
Sometimes certain wifi cards get stuch with certain access points and need a reset.
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04 Mar 2009   #9
F1m

Seven Build 7022 x32
 
 

Doesnt' works

When i was windows XP, with the right mouse, i click in the icon of Wireless (in clock bar) and i've a menu when i can click in Repair, and the Connection starts... But in this OS, this is not available, right?
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04 Mar 2009   #10
limneos

Windows 7 RC 7100 32bit/64bit
 
 

It is, only it's called "Diagnose"
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