My laptop got smashed really badly a few months ago,: Wednesday, January 14, Netgear does NOT support this device officially beyond Vista. It always amazes me.. Tried installing the updates and didnt work. It recognized the adapter, however, I had to manually run Windows Update to download the driver. Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation.

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Marked as answer by Brij Thursday, January 22, Moved by Othorvath Moderator Saturday, January 17, 2: Thank god for 3rd party developers. You’d need to uninstall the Netgear provided ones first.


I was hopeful short of buying a new adapter someone might have a solution to my problem. New to this forum and hope someone can help. Find More Posts by bbrocker.

MasterEE Windows 7 2 posts. My advice is to try downloading the driver through Windows Update before wkndows it from unknown or dubious sources.

I have tried the following: I got some information from somewhere on the web. Not an IT pro?

Friday, May 7, 7: Windows 7 Ultimate x64 RC1. This will take you to the Netgear Smart Wizard welcome page.


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On this screen you should also change the Wireless Network Name SSID from its default value to something unique so that your Base Station will not be confused with winvows. What happens if you launch the Netgear wizard desktop shortcut as an Administrator – just right click the icon and select “run as Administrator”.

JUDGE win 7 32bit 1 posts. Not sure of that exact option title but it is something similar to that.

Well dang, I tried everything else to no avail, was trying to avoid it, but ended up getting them there too, grrr, gotta admit that not only is it working, but it seems to be faster than its ever been. Discussion in ‘Drivers’ started by dolphin, Feb 7, Sunday, May 23, I can install the software perfectly in whatever compatibility mode or none at all but after installation it still says “unknown device” in the device manager.

Netgear obviously wont have any new drivers for it, as its 2 yrs old. In the dropdown box for the region where you are located select your country from the list.


Also upon booting did you hit F8 and select the option to not use digitally signed drivers? It always amazes me.

Similar Threads Netgear Wg Originally Posted by GrimCon. Answer Unfortunately, we can offer little other help as we do not know the brand or configuration of the computer you are attempting to use this USB adapter on or even if you are using the 32 bit or 64 wiindows Windows 7. Ask a Question Want to reply to this thread or ask your own question?

WG111v1 – 54 Mbps Wireless USB Adapter

Monday, January 24, Windows 7 Pro 64 bit. Tiensivu – If you find my post helpful, please click on the “Post was helpful” option inside my eg111. I downloaded the bit Vista driver available for this from here: