Need 64 bit drivers for an Addon 802.11g wireless lan usb 2.0 adapter

By rv13uk ยท 6 replies
Jan 14, 2006
  1. Ive just switched from XP pro to XP x64 edition and need to find the drivers for an Addon Wireless lan usb 2.0 adapter so I can get onto the internet and run windows update, its 54Mbps, 802.11g IEEE standard, if someone could just provide a link where I can get the drivers (Addon or generic it doesnt matter) i'd be extremely grateful.
  2. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 24,177   +19

  3. rv13uk

    rv13uk TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 88

    thanks but I tried the latest drivers from the site and there not compatible either, is there a 'generic' or standard 64 bit driver I could use, or do I have to buy a new wireless adapter?
  4. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 24,177   +19

    Unfortunately 64bit drivers are not available for all hardware yet.

    Manufacturers do seem to be slow in utilising the 64 bit OS.

    I suggest getting another card that does have 64bit drivers.

    Regards Howard :)
  5. rv13uk

    rv13uk TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 88

    Back to XP Pro it is then :(
  6. Mictlantecuhtli

    Mictlantecuhtli TS Evangelist Posts: 4,345   +11

    Find out which chip it uses (Prism maybe) and check if the chip maker has drivers for x64.

    SCHUMIinSA TS Rookie Posts: 134

    Have you tried just shoving it in and seeing if Windows detects it and has drivers for it?

    Go back to XP Pro I have only heard bad things about XP 64 bit edidtion.
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