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Windows 7: Non executable drivers in compatibility mode

09 Apr 2010   #1
not so gray matter

W7 Ult. x64 | OS X
 
 
Non executable drivers in compatibility mode

I'm trying to resolve an issue I've previously posted about here.

I'm wondering if there is a way to install non-executable drivers in compatibility mode. The drivers I'm using look like this:
Non executable drivers in compatibility mode-drivers.png




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09 Apr 2010   #2
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by notsograymatter View Post
I'm trying to resolve an issue I've previously posted about here.

I'm wondering if there is a way to install non-executable drivers in compatibility mode. The drivers I'm using look like this:
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I am unsure that those drivers (non signed) can be installed at all. After all it is a mac.
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09 Apr 2010   #3
not so gray matter

W7 Ult. x64 | OS X
 
 

They can be installed, I've done it multiple times. There's also an Autorun.INF and ICO file in the top directory (two above that folder).

Here's a link to the drivers in question, they're the x64 ones.
http://www.sonnettech.com/support/do..._v1.5.16.0.zip

BTW, 99% of the time using a mac makes no difference at all. All of my hardware is compatible with Windows natively other than a few small things like iSight and my onboard keyboard/mouse. The K&M even function minimally without drivers. The only portion of my computer that is completely foreign to Windows is the EFI aka BIOS.
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