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The installed drivers and software may be outdated or incompatible to Windows 7. Please download and install the latest driver from the following page:http://www.realtek.com/downloads/downloadsView.aspx?Langid=1&PFid=48&Level=5&Conn=4&ProdID=229&DownTypeID=3&GetDown=false&Downloads=true
I'm still having the same issues. My USB port does not seem to be working when I connect the wireless adapter to it. Everything else that I connect to the ports work. I installed the realtek software. When I click on the desktop icon the program opens, but does nothing else but flashes like it trying to do something.
Thank you for your help Thomas.
Yes it is the same thing for both of the wireless network adapters, the software installs, but not the drivers. In the device manager it states No drivers are installed for this device.
Yes it is the first time that I am trying to get this computer to go wireless, it has always been connected to the internet via cable.I have only had a problem wireless network adapters, everything that I connect to the USB ports work fine.
I am using the upgrade Windows 7 32 bit . I am using XP on the other computers.
After I select the folder that contains the drivers, it states Windows encountered a problem installing the driver software for your device.I get the same message for both adapter. Something causes a error while the drivers are trying to install. The USB port does not recognize that the adapter is connected and states that A device attached to the system is not functioning.
No I did not hear a sound. Yes windows tried to download the drivers, but encountered a problem again. Device driver software was not successfully installed.
I'm going to throw this computer in the trash it gives me the same message,Windows encountered a problem installing the driver software for your device. Yes i'm in safe mode. Could this be a problem with the USB drivers? maybe their corrupt.
#1. Create a new Windows profile Current Windows profile (account) can be corrupted or certain functions may not work properly when logged on to it. You can create a new Windows profile, log on to it and check if can install USB wireless network adapters.
So, to create a new Windows profile, click the Windows Start button and then access Control Panel. There click on Add or remove user accounts located under the User Accounts and Family Safety category. When a new window opens, click the Create a new user account. Now type a name of the new Windows account you will use. For example, if your current Windows account was named John, name a new account as John2 or whatever you like. Make sure to select Administrator as account type. Then, click the Create Account button. After that, log off of your current account and log in to newly created account (John2 or whatever you called it). Wait for few moments while Windows prepares the account for the first time. Once you see Desktop, your new account is ready so check if you can install wireless network adapters. #2. Update Windows 7 using Windows Updates If first suggestion didn't work, you can go back to your regular Windows profile and delete newly created Windows profile. Access Control Panel and click on Add or remove user accounts located under the User Accounts and Family Safety category. There click on the name of the new profile and then click on Delete the account button. Confirm the removal by clicking on the Delete Files button. Now access Windows Update (this requires Internet access). Click the Windows Start button and type windows update into search box and press Enter. When a new window opens, make sure to have your USB wireless network adapter(s) connected and then click the Check for updates button. Wait a while and you will be able to install all recommended updates or only those you manually select. To manually select which updates to install, click on the link that says xx important updates are available or xx optional updates are available Windows Updates can install latest drivers for all hardware devices currently connected to your computer. You can click on the xx optional updates are available link to see what updates are available. Make sure to check network drivers check-box if they are listed.
If not, just install recommended updates and then restart a computer.
When your computer restarts, check if USB wireless network adapters are working. If still nothing, let me know so that I can provide you more suggestions you can try.
After all that, the light on the adapter is on, but a message box near the clock says USB device not recognized. One of the USB devices attached to this computer has malfunctioned and windows doe not recognize it.
1. Click Windows Start button and type cmd into Search box and once you see it under the Programs section, press right click on its name and select Run as administrator2. When the Command Prompt window opens, type this command below and press Enter: sfc /scannow 3. Wait a while until it scans for all Windows files. It will take several minutes 4. Check the results and tell me what it says
For over one year I have been trying to get this computer to go wireless, at last it is working. Thank you very much Miro. Pat yourself on the back, great job.