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Wi-Fi USB Stick Driver has to be installed every boot?

Discussion in 'Windows 8' started by paulb100, Jun 3, 2012.

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  1. paulb100

    paulb100 Thread Starter

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    using a Belkin F5D7050 v5 USB WiFi stick - has to be re-installed every boot, iam using win8 64-bit

    ive tried running the installer in compat mode for vista/ win7

    i have manually installed the .INF file ..even from older drivers, still no joy,


    can anyone help?

    when i reboot it says driver is unknown, not digitally signed etc (even though it is) - I have seen the drive in devmgr change from recognized to unrecognized without a reboot too


    thanks
     
  2. Elvandil

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    Get a driver that is designed for the OS. You can't expect drivers for another OS to work properly.
     
  3. paulb100

    paulb100 Thread Starter

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    There are no drivers (like most hardware at moment) for Win8 - ive had no problems in windows 7 using a Vista 64 driver when forcing it

    the driver works just fine . its the fact it wont be loaded after a reboot, seems like a problem in windows 8 to me

    This device is not working properly because Windows cannot load the drivers required for this device. (Code 31)
     
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