WMP54GS install problem

Discussion in 'Other Linksys Equipment' started by chokakao, May 4, 2005.

  1. chokakao

    chokakao Network Guru Member


    I just have bought a WMP54GS
    My computer is running under WINXP SP2
    Windows finds the cards but does not find the driver
    How can I install this card please ??

    Thank you
  2. howardp6

    howardp6 Network Guru Member

    Did you specify the location of the of the driver on the CD that was provided with the WMP54GS. Where X is you CD drive, the inf should be found at X:/Drivers.
  3. chokakao

    chokakao Network Guru Member

    Yes, I did it

    I tried with the driver from the CD and from the website of linksys
    but that did not work
  4. shigekixx

    shigekixx Network Guru Member

    just installed a wmp54gs on my system two weeks ago. (win xp sp2)
    I had problems with the install cd, but the online package should work fine.

    here is what I did:

    -uninstalled whatever had been installed before
    -unzipped the online driver to c:/linksys driver/
    -removed the adapter entry from the device manager
    -guided the hardware assistant to the driver directory of the unzipped archive

    pretty basic procedure but maybe you should try it once more.
  5. chokakao

    chokakao Network Guru Member

    Thank you for your help

    But I already tried with the online drover and that did not work :(

    I have checked the file BCMWL5.inf
    I added the ID of my card in the %BCM430G_DeviceDesc%
    Windows found the driver and installed it but it could not start the card

    I don't know what to do now
  6. shigekixx

    shigekixx Network Guru Member

    did you try another pci slot?
  7. pharma

    pharma Network Guru Member

    Check the default selections for the hardware. Go to Control Panel, System, Hardware, Device Manager, highlite your card (network adapter), right click, properties, Advanced. Then go through and make sure everything is ok.

    BTW, I was not able to connect with mine until I turned off the "BlueTooth Collaboration" feature.

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