WUSB54G v.4 and WNMonitor 4.2: working solution!

Discussion in 'Other Linksys Equipment' started by icest0rm, Dec 24, 2005.

  1. icest0rm

    icest0rm Network Guru Member

    Ok m8s...

    after checking myself that with the new monitor version (4.2) the Linksys Wireless Network Monitor was not working anymore (not appearing on windows taskbar) and the only way to connect was WZC utility, I've made some investigation and found that:

    Linksys Wireless Network Monitor filename:


    downloaded from here:

    is not working, but

    Linksys Wireless Network Monitor filename:

    downloaded from here:

    is working ok!

    pay attention, second link is ~40Mb...
    it is inclusive of Adobe Acrobat Reader 7.0...

    differences are:
    1st file Setup is: v.
    while 2nd file Setup is: v.

    hope to have been of any help!
  2. KoP

    KoP Network Guru Member

    Are you quiet sure abour this? Because I tried that, and had the same damn problem. Issue: Wlan Monitor not working properly.
  3. icest0rm

    icest0rm Network Guru Member

    well..did u tried 2nd link that I posted?

    did you install the version with setup v.

    I've tried 1st and was not working, then I found the updated one (the 2nd) and it's working like a charm on my WinXP sp2 laptop, now I'm gonna do the same on my desktop PC...
  4. icest0rm

    icest0rm Network Guru Member

    just did on my desktop....
    working like a charm also here! :rockon: :thumbup:
  5. darthmalak

    darthmalak Network Guru Member

    Well... initial impression that it seems to work a heck of a lot better with my WUSB54G adapter and my WRT54G 3.1.

    Before I usually had not connection whatsoever when I booted my system. Before the green linksys monitor was almost always greyed out... At least now it activates after a short while. No connection drops either so far...

    So I'm keeping my fingers crossed!!!

    Thanks for the great info! :)
  6. icest0rm

    icest0rm Network Guru Member

    no probl m8....maybe you wanna try out also new driver...I will package soon maybe with Monitor v4.2 :)
  7. darthmalak

    darthmalak Network Guru Member

    To be honest, I will keep this running for a while, week or so. If it is stable I will keep it.

    I was running the latest official drivers from the linksys site but they gave me nothing but headaches... don't think it was the same as the one you posted though...

    This _3c driver definitely seems to do the trick for me right now.
  8. darthmalak

    darthmalak Network Guru Member

    Okay, I did have a better connection but have noticed again that on bootup my adapter is not detected.

    I am now using the linksys rt2500usb.sys drivers together with the ralink drivers... So far so good.
  9. icest0rm

    icest0rm Network Guru Member

    u definitively need to upgrade to rt2500usb.sys from ralink :) (v.

    anyway my adapter was always detected by Linksys Wireless Monitor
  10. mass_konfuzion

    mass_konfuzion Network Guru Member

    So lemme see if I understand you..if I download driver version from the second link, and then upgrade to, will my network connectivity (hopefully) be more consistent?
  11. mass_konfuzion

    mass_konfuzion Network Guru Member

    ...oops, I suppose I should mention that I'm running SP1. Does anyone know that SP2 helps with this stuff?
  12. TheBuzzer

    TheBuzzer Network Guru Member

    ok. this sucks my wusb54g is version 1 and they didnt update the driver for it.

    driver is still like 2 years old and i still get dc

    also the new monitor does not detect the older version so i had to go back to a older monitor
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