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Wireless Network Adaptor Drivers


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northeaster

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Good afternoon - if someone can help it will save me a wasted day returning this desktop to the store!

I'm trying to install the drivers for a wireless network adaptor - realtek RTL8192CU. When I try to install from the disc, I get 'runtime error - abnormal programme termination and lots of numbers and things. I have tried to download it from the realtek site to a flash drive from the laptop and install directly from there or copy it over to a folder on the dektop and run it from there. No joy at all. It installs but half way through I get the message 'device drivers were not succesfully installed'. The programme keeps running and reboots the PC. Then when I check device manager-proprties I see 'WIndows cannot initialise the device driver for the hardware (code 37).

I know it's not an expensive piece of kit, it's just nuisance value as I live way out in the middle of nowhere and it's a full day out to go back to the store!

I should mention I am running windows 7 home premium 64 bit.

Edited by northeaster, 08 October 2012 - 06:15 AM.

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Can you hook the machine up via ethernet cable?If so plug the device in and download install Driver max see if it will detect and install the driver for you.When you download and install drivermax un-tick the optional toolbar that comes with it.
http://www.innovativ....com/drivermax/
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Thanks for that, will give it a go tonight and see what happens.
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:thumbsup:

Let us know how it goes.
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Well, sort of worked. Installed driver max, found the drivers, installed them but still got the drivers not initialised error.

So - I reinstalled windows and it now works!

So thanks for that - and up and running again so alls well that ends well.
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So - I reinstalled windows and it now works!



That usually tends to fix issues. :thumbsup:

Have a good night thanks for letting us know.
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