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Windows 7: Windows 7 Ultimate party pooper!

11 Oct 2009   #11
Snufffed

 

Double checking and SKY Satellite is not fully compatible with Windows 7 nor is it fully compatible with IE8.
Since Beta was basically set on Vista that is why you had NO PROBLEMS.
RTM is more advanced. Call your support an see when they will RESET there connections so as to be 100% compliant with Windows 7 and IE8.
They played the SOS during Vista.
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Minimum requirements for PCs
Operating System: Windows 2000, XP or Vista
Memory: 64MB (Windows 2000) or 128MB (Windows XP)
Processor: Pentium compatible 133 MHz (Windows 2000) or 300 MHz (Windows XP)
Hard drive space: 100MB
CD ROM drive
Browser : Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 or later (supplied on Sky Broadband Installation CD)
Wired connection : A vacant Ethernet port is required
Wireless connection : 2.4 GHz wireless adapter or wireless card is required
A vacant USB port is required if a Sky Wireless Adapter is purchased
The Sky wireless adapter (or "dongle") is a device that plugs into your computer and allows you to access the internet through your Sky wireless router. It plugs into the external USB port of your PC and allows you to access the internet from your computer without cabling. It's compatible with Windows 2000, XP service pack 2 and Vista (Vista users need to connect via Ethernet cable and download drivers from the Netgear website).
Picky on the OSs they are and browsers. and if you try an mess with the MTU etc etc they can-do-will shut you down or about what ever they want... Satellite Internet is known to be shady. When I had Sky Satellite Internet




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11 Oct 2009   #12
profdlp

Main - Windows 7 Pro SP1 64-Bit; 2nd - Windows Server 2008 R2
 
 

The onboard Realtek NIC on my Gigabyte board (EX58-UD3R) simply will not work with any of the drivers suggested via Windows Update. Works great with the Gigabyte driver, though.
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12 Oct 2009   #13
Lampman

Windows 7 ultimate version 6.1.7600 Build 7600
 
 

Thanks for all your comments,I have now solved the issue with advice from another forum.
You guys might also try microsoft help!
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12 Oct 2009   #14
kegobeer

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Lampman View Post
Thanks for all your comments,I have now solved the issue with advice from another forum.
You guys might also try microsoft help!
And you solved it how....? Post your fix so it will help others.
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13 Oct 2009   #15
Snufffed

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by profdlp View Post
The onboard Realtek NIC on my Gigabyte board (EX58-UD3R) simply will not work with any of the drivers suggested via Windows Update. Works great with the Gigabyte driver, though.
That is strange because your mobo is rated at 100% Win7 x86 or x64 .
so the win7 drivers should work. Huuuuummmm nice but strange.
Thanks for the post.
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13 Oct 2009   #16
Snufffed

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Lampman View Post
Thanks for all your comments,I have now solved the issue with advice from another forum.
You guys might also try microsoft help!
I checked several site with MS - Sky Satellite Internet - Sagem Modems.
The forums all stated that the majority of installs the people were simply using the wrong config.
(PS: I think that means the installer (home user) never read the instruction manual so as to configure correctly.)
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13 Oct 2009   #17
profdlp

Main - Windows 7 Pro SP1 64-Bit; 2nd - Windows Server 2008 R2
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Snuffy View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by profdlp View Post
The onboard Realtek NIC on my Gigabyte board (EX58-UD3R) simply will not work with any of the drivers suggested via Windows Update. Works great with the Gigabyte driver, though.
That is strange because your mobo is rated at 100% Win7 x86 or x64 .
so the win7 drivers should work. Huuuuummmm nice but strange.
Thanks for the post.
Every time I run Windows Update it offers to "upgrade" the NIC driver. Once every couple of weeks I give in to the temptation to see if it might be a new one that actually works. It never does.

Just my luck, I guess.
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13 Oct 2009   #18
angelwolf71885

XP SP3
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Lampman View Post
Yes clean install,apparently when i check elsewhere people had been having similar problems. Build 7100 - Realtek RTL8168B/8111B fails when optional driver update is installed
As I say the search goes on!
Thanks!

NEVER NEVER NEVER install the driver from MS ALWAYS git the driver from the manufacture

the ati radion express 1150x a friend has has the 2006 driver installed
but windows offers no updates
when i install the oct 2009 driver windows says there is an update
it offers the 2006 driver epic fail -.-

so i just hid that update issue solved
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