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Windows 7: Adding device

19 Jan 2009   #1

Windows Seven, build 7000
Adding virtual network adapter


I need to add a network device (Microsoft Loopback adapter), but somehow I cant manage to get to Add Hardware Wizard (as it was possible in Vista)... when I click Add Device it just waits infinitely and of course finds nothing...

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19 Jan 2009   #2

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Vista x64 / 7 X64

You could try unplugging and replugging the device - rebooting with the device plugged in may help.

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19 Jan 2009   #3

Windows Seven, build 7000

its a virtual network adapter
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20 Jan 2009   #4

Windows Seven, build 7000

anybody? please
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20 Apr 2009   #5

Windows 7 7077
Device Manager

Get to the regular device manager... U can right-click on "Computer" and select manage. The device manager snap-in brings up an "Action" menu item on the menubar. Choose - "Add Legacy Hardware".

Hope it helps
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16 Sep 2009   #6


Seriously, this works, and was awesomely helpful.

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