I’ve used them on three different Windows 7 computers, and they work fine. Using the above procedure I mentioned, I could install my WG driver v2 from MS update, by separately downloading the driver on the win7 desktop not using Windows update which anyway didn’t install the driver. I then unplugged the adapter from the USB slot and commenced installation. I tried all manner of things. Both bit and bit drivers for this device are listed in the Windows Update Catalog: Possible compatibility issue, some devices may not work for 64 bit even if there are drivers for it. Now, I’ve tried the Netgear V2 driver available via this link above ” http:
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You don’t need a paid download from weinsteinsolutions. There were more steps in the installation process but nothing else happened.
I tried using the automatic updates by getting internet from my laptop. Message 2 of I tried earlier versions of the driver in compatibility modes. Now, although it’s installed, it’s not showing any wireless networks. The windows device-driver area shows the new device with a mark that means the driver is a problem. fee
Make sure your Win7 computer has a working Internet connection. Community Home Community Browser: I’m trying this now.
Hi, typo correction from my last post – my Windows 7 is bit, not 64 bit. I assumed that the installer was doing its job and after about 10 minutes the icon disappeared from the bottom of the screen. Using the above procedure I mentioned, I could install my WG driver v2 from MS update, by separately downloading the driver on the win7 desktop not using Windows update which anyway didn’t install the driver.
Is this a conscious ploy to extort more money from costumers by forcing them to buy a new adapter or is there no driver testing?
WG111v2 – G54 Wireless USB Adapter
I then unplugged the adapter from the USB slot and commenced installation. Message 5 of The only thing I can possibly conclude is that while the adapter has been confirmed working in 32 bit Windows 7 no one has reported it working in 64 bit windows. I have been buying from Netgear a long time but I might have to switch with this level of quality and clunky software.
Then, you need to wait for the Internet modem to completely initialize. Subsequently you can plug it into a hub or active-repeater cable, but you’re probably better off not doing that the first time. Message 10 of I’m not at a stage where I could use my Wireless network using this adapter yet, as the driver isn’t identified on my computer.
Use a port right on the computer the first time.
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If this is the case, i suggest you get the WNCE Message 9 of Wait for Windows to find and install drivers from Windows Update. Message 1 of But, the problem remains the same – no luck with the WG adapter on Win 7. It doesn’t work from Google Chrome. I’ll report if it worked. So I restarted the computer ran the installer again which uninstalled the old software.
Message 6 of Join Now Log In Help. Message 4 of I even tried obscure third party drivers but to no avail. The Netgear site clearly states that it works with 64 bit windows 7!