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    Wireless adapter and Vista x64

    I bought a new computer a month ago or so and I bought an Abit AirPace PCI-Express 54Mbps Wi-Fi with it which claims it works fine with Windows Vista. Unfortunately it does not. When I install the driver the card can still be found under device manager as not installed.

    Does anyone know a solution to this? (Apart from using a cable, which I currently am!!)

    I thought about just buying a new adapter, but I thought I would ask you before I do that.

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    Re: Wireless adapter and Vista x64

    I had the same problem with an air pace card and didn't have time to mess around fixing it so I used one of these

    Computer hardware and software at amazing prices, available online from Scan Computers UK

    plug and play with vista and works a treat.

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    Re: Wireless adapter and Vista x64

    Try the Abit web site for the latest drivers - otherwise RMA it as it doesn't do what it claims to.
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    Re: Wireless adapter and Vista x64

    Quote Originally Posted by Mick84 View Post
    I bought a new computer a month ago or so and I bought an Abit AirPace PCI-Express 54Mbps Wi-Fi with it which claims it works fine with Windows Vista. Unfortunately it does not. When I install the driver the card can still be found under device manager as not installed.

    Does anyone know a solution to this? (Apart from using a cable, which I currently am!!)

    I thought about just buying a new adapter, but I thought I would ask you before I do that.
    I had this problem with the exact same hardware.
    Unfortunately, the only permanent way around it is to install the wifi adapter drivers as the first thing after a fresh install.
    If its installed at the same time as the chipset drivers it works incredibly well.

    Quote Originally Posted by peterb View Post
    Try the Abit web site for the latest drivers - otherwise RMA it as it doesn't do what it claims to.
    They do actually do what they claim to.
    Unfortunately though, you need a fresh install to achieve it (not every time but most).

    See here: http://forums.hexus.net/abit-care-he...sta-64bit.html

    or 'Search Airpace'

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    Re: Wireless adapter and Vista x64

    Alright. Which driver are you using? I might give that a shot.

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    Re: Wireless adapter and Vista x64

    It didn't work for me. I'll just buy a new adapter cause I'm getting rather annoyed and £12 isn't too bad.

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    Re: Wireless adapter and Vista x64

    Its not the adapter.
    Its Vista and driver signing that causes the issue.

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    Re: Wireless adapter and Vista x64

    It is finally working! This guy Ehy Guys: very good news about Airpace Wi-Fi's drivers - Universal abit USA Forums has a solution which involves using a driver from a different adapter.

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