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Belkin F5U409 Serial to USB adapter

Q: Belkin F5U409 Serial to USB adapter

I have a Belkin F5U409 serial to USB adapter that I'm running on an IBM laptop (T41) running XP.

If I conect the adapter before I boot up the PC it crashes with a blue screen. If I boot up without the adapter conected all is fine.

I know the simple fix is to unplug the adapter before I boot up - but you wouldn't believe how many times I forget.

Does any one have any ideas on fixes for this problem? I have checked the Belkin site for newer drivers but they are all older than the ones that came with the adapter.

For what it's worth - windows gives a message about the driver not being certified when I install it ( and the install instructions say to just ignore this and keep going).

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Preferred Solution: Belkin F5U409 Serial to USB adapter

I recommend downloading and running DAP. It can help sort out any driver and firmware related issues on your system

It's worked out well for many of us in the past.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloaddap.org. (This link will open the download page of DAP so you can save a copy to your computer.)

A: Belkin F5U409 Serial to USB adapter

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Hi,
I have a Belkin F5U103 USB to Serial adapter that I cannot get to work on any XP PC(cannot find drivers is the response). I downloaded the XP drivers from Belkin site and unzipped to the correct file--directed wizard to that file but it says cannot find driver. I loaded it ok on Win98. It seems that XP is the trouble although Belkins site says the driver I download is for XP. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks, Steve
 

A:Belkin f5u103 usb to serial adapter on XP

Hi and welcome. Can you give a link for the download?
 

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Hello, this problem has really confuzzled me. I have just bought a new wireless USB adapter, ran it through the setup entered the password etc. Fine. Nicely connects to the router everytime (well ok most the time). But it cant seem to find the internet, which i know is there because my house mate has no problems with it. I've read quite a few complaints about this adapter. Is it worth just returning it and trying a different one? Or does anyone have any ideas?

It finds the submask, ip address, sets a channel automatically. One thing i noticed though is it doesnt create a gateway. (i asume cos i cant find the net). I did have internet before but they were wired. I've since then disabled the normal ethernet adapter and disabled the old connections. So i dont think theres anything conflicting.

Please help?!!
Thank you in advance i really appreciate it.
 

A:Belkin Wireless adapter - can connect to the adapter, but not the internet!!!

I'm going to guess that the IP address that it finds is 169.254.x.x and the subnet mask is 255.255.0.0, right? It's really NOT connecting to the router, which is why you don't have a Default Gateway or DNS servers.

You don't have to disable the wired interface to connect wirelessly, there's no conflict.

I'd suggest you first disable the encryption and see if it connects. If it does, then you need to make sure you enter matching passwords for the encryption on each end. Note that for WEP you should ONLY use the HEX password, do not use the passcode option.
Please supply the following info, exact make and models of the equipment please.

The name of your ISP and country of residence.
Make/model of the broadband modem. If dial-up, please specify.
Make/model of the router (if any).
Connection type, wired, wireless.
If wireless, encryption used, (WEP, WPA, WPA2, etc.)
Make/model of network card or wireless adapter.
Make/model of your computer (motherboard if home-built).
Version and patch level of Windows on all affected machines, i.e. XP-Home (or XP-Pro), SP2.
 

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Hi! There are some tablets I have my eye on, on ebay. But they've got connections that are made for a mac on them. I was wondering if there is an adapter out there that will let me connect these Wacom tablets to my PC. If they exist and someone can direct me to a place online that sells an adapter, that would be awesome! The sooner, the better please ! Thank you kindly!
 

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Hi there ppl just wondering if sum1 could give me advice on get getting a network set up between 2 pc's, i have installed the router and the belkin usb adapter but it keeps coming up not connected code 10, i did have an adapter already installed but it kept disconnecting so bought a new 1 now i am having problems could any1 plz advise me thanx!!
 

A:Belkin usb adapter

Code 10 sounds like you don't have the drivers loaded, or they're the wrong drivers.

Perhaps it would be easier if we helped you get the first adapter working.

Please supply the following info.

The name of your ISP and country of residence.
Make/model of the broadband modem.
Make/model of the router (if any).
Connection type, wired, wireless.
Make/model of network card or wireless adapter.
Make/model of your computer (motherboard if home-built).
Version and patch level of Windows, i.e. XP-Home SP2.
 

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My new pc didnt have a serial port so i bought a adapter and plugged it into my com connectors. So i install the modem and install drivers but under location instead of COM1 it says unknown and im unable to connect to internet. I cant query the modem either. How do i set the location of the modem to com1.
 

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I need a serial port (9-pin) on my laptop. What is s good USB adapter/converter to buy?? Are there some that seem to work better than others??

Thanks for any advice.
 

A:USB to serial adapter

Truthfully, depending on what you need the serial port for, none of them may work properly. You might consider a PCMCIA serial adapter, which will probably be more compatible.

http://discountcablesusa.com/usb-serial.html

http://www.usbgear.com/RS232-PCMCIA1.html
 

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I recently bought a Dell XPS laptop and I was surprised to see that it does not come with any serial/DVI ports for connecting to my monitor. It only has 3 USB ports and 1 HDMI port.

So I'll need to get some kind of adapter/converter to connect my monitor to my laptop. I've never dealt with this situation before and I wanted to get some opinions about what kind of product would be my best choice.

I was looking around on NewEgg and I came up with these; in your opinion what should I get? Thanks for your feedback.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16815158162

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16815158212

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16815158213

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16812200738

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16815153012
 

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Hi, im having problems with usb serial adapter. Im running Windows Xp.
First off when i boot up my computer it freezes up in Bios page, Keyboard nothing works so i have to push restart button on computer to startup.
The problem is i have a golf sensor mat which connects from a db9 9-pin connector to a usb serial adapter to my usb port on my computer which i cant get working. The usb port works fine with my usb mouse but doesn't seem to work when i connect usb serial adapter??
The usb adapter shows up in Device Manager under Com Ports 4 which ive assigned to work with sensor mat , but still wont work with golf sensor mat?

could it be wrong Usb serial adapter driver? ive tryed two usb adapters, still wont work.
PCI Serial Card???

Can you help?
thanks

I disabled communications port and printer port which ive now enabled
 

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i oght it today and installed the disk when everything was installed and i pluged it in my computer the usb device dident detect the wirless signal i have a netgear wirless router and all the other computers recive the signal but mine its not detecting the signal the loptops at my house recive the signal all the way out side please help
 

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Hi, my name's Wallace.
I'm using a Toshiba Satellite C55Dt=A5306 running Windows 10 Home Edition.

A few weeks ago, the internet adapter within my laptop decided a hilarious April Fool's Day joke would be to die.
Well, I'm not laughing.
So I went into my closet and grabbed my old Belkin Wireless G USB Network Adapter, hoping to install it and have it work.
I plugged it in, and forgot that I needed the CD. So I found it shattered in about 5 pieces in my closet. Found the software online, and downloaded and ran it.
Ran into this error at the end of the install:

"cannot install service: MDC8021X
Status= 0x00000001"

Help, please!

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Hi! Just wondering if you guys can help me out...
I just got a new pc with Vista Home Premium x64. Here are the specs
Athlon 64 X2 6000+
4GB RAM
512MB GeForce 8600GTS

It works fine except when I have tried to install my Belkin USB wireless adapter. I went to Belkins site and it told me to download the Ralink drivers, which I did. Nothing. Vista tells me that the device is working properly, but the light on the adapter is not lighting up, and Windows does not pick up any networks at all. I tried the PC with a second, identical adapter to see if it was the device causing the problem, but I have gotten the same response, which lead me to think it was an issue with Vista.

If anyone could provide me with some advice I would be very grateful.

A:Belkin Wireless Adapter

no one?

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Hello,
I have tried paring my Laptop with my Blackberry, but get a service error message when I check the box marked "Turn on Discovery"

My Phones bluetooth is on but will not find devices.
Please Help.

Thanks
 

A:Belkin Bluetooth Adapter

Has this worked before OR is this a new installation of the bluetooth adaptor.
Has the adaptor been recognised
See this please
http://en-us-support.belkin.com/app...FyY2hUeXBlIjoibWVudWZpbHRlciJ9fX19fSwiYyI6Mn0.

That service error message on selecting Turn On discovery is more than likely a driver issue for the adapator.
Is there a warning on device manager for the Belkin.

On a more general basis if this is a new installation - does this assist
http://www.ehow.com/how_5128365_install-bluetooth-windows-xp.html
 

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Hey, i just upgraded from windows XP to 7 and i need to install the wireless adapter or else i cant use the internet but when i try to install it, it says it cannot find the driver, now i have all my old files from my computer on there so the driver is there but it wont use it and whenever i try to install it it doesnt work, please help otherwise i cant use that computer for the internet

A:Belkin wireless g adapter

Tell us your motherboard and we will tell you where to get your driver.

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I'm at the point where I know I can't fix this myself. There was a virus on the computer, rootkit.zeroaccess, which has been (supposedly) removed and winsockfix has been run. My operating system is XP 2600 sp3, but the disc cracked long ago, so I can't fix anything.

We had AVG on this computer, but 2012 didn't load, and when I tried to install it from a flash drive, it said it required internet access (although I'm sure I saw a CD for AVG 2012 arrive in the mail, but we can't find it!).

Since the PC is nowhere near the router, I use a Belkin wireless adapter, which is showing when it connects. I can view the wireless networks in range, but I can't connect. In addition the PC seems to think the hardware is not connected for the wireless connection.

I keep changing the setting to automatically connect, but I have to do it over and over. Also, when the computer restarts wireless zero configuration doesn't start, although it is showing "automatic" in services -- and starting it doesn't seem to make a difference, except then it will let me view the wireless networks.

So -- what are my options now?

A:belkin adapter connects but not pc

Please download Farbar Service Scanner and run it on the computer with the issue.Make sure the following options are checked:Internet ServicesWindows FirewallSystem RestoreSecurity CenterPress "Scan".It will create a log (FSS.txt) in the same directory the tool is run.Please copy and paste the log to your reply.

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I have a Belkin Wireless USB adapter Model number f5d7050b, I have been useing this for a bout week trouble free then one day I turned my pc on and it just wouldn't connect it can see my router on the list of routers to connect to it ses acquiring network ip then just goes back to the list of networks scree, then I tried to right click the icon on the tool bar and click repair and whn I do e this it ses that it failed to renew the IP address can someone help me please it would be much appreciated
 

A:Belkin USB adapter not connecting HELP!

Make sure you have the latest driver from Belkin's web site.

Open a (black) Command Prompt window:
Hold the Windows logo key and press r; in the Run box type cmd and click on OK.

Type the following command:

IPCONFIG /ALL

[Note that there is no space between the slash and ALL.]

[Press ENTER after each command.]

Right click in the command window and choose Select All, then hit Enter.
Paste the results in a message here.

If necessary use a text file and removable media to copy the results to a computer with internet access.
 

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i bought a belkin f5d5000 network card, although it seems to install in the hardware profile, it just wont show up in the network settings box... this is the first time ive ever encountered this, im on win 98se, and thought maybe it was too old, but then saw others with sucess... anything i might be doing wrong?
 

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i have a usb serial port adapter and i trying to figure out to set the usb jack on the desk top to be port1, port2, port3, or port4. if this is an easier process with xp i can change to the laptop

A:Usb Serial Port Adapter

hi,,, im not quite with you on this,,,, do you mean when you click on the "safely remove hardware" button on the notifacation area near the clock,,, where it says "safely remove mass storage device, D:E:F:G:" etc???

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Hi,

So this computer has been having this problem for a while.
The computer has some equipment connected via a usb to serial converter and it just sits there always plugged in having no problems. However when we go and open up the software which actually tries to pull data from the device, bam, bsod (not all the times, but most of them).

Searching on the internet suggests the usb to serial adapter was a bit dodgy (made by ATEN), so I bought a better (more expensive) version from a different company(keyspan usa-19hs). Yet we still have the problem.

Hopefully someone can lend a hand as to what the problem is now.
I've used DM Log Collector and attached the results.

Thanks again seven forums!

(Im 90% sure its the adapter, but i might be wrong! Something else could be causing the bsods!)

A:BSOD when using serial to usb adapter

Yeah, the cause it due to the USA19H2kp.SYS driver.

I need a bit more information though.

Upload your MSINFO32.nfo file. Click on the start button
Type "msinfo32" (without quotes) in the search bar of the start menu, click the resulting link. It will open the System Information window.
File>Save. In the "File Name" filed, put "MSINFO32" (without Quote), give the save location to desktop, and click the "save" button.
Give the time for processing, it will save a .nfo file on your desktop.
Zip it, and upload it following the instructions here. Screenshots and Files - Upload and Post in Seven Forums.

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I want to take the hard drive out of my Dell 4500 and put it in a Dell E510 as a slave . The 4500 is a parallel cable hook up, the E510 is a serial cable hook up. Is there any kind of adapter cable available to do this?
 

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ok ive got a gigaware usb to serial adapter. ive installed the driver and its listed on com8 under the system com ports. the problem is when i connect it to my device and i start the software that connects to that device, it wont communicate. it says no open ports.
i tried changing the port but i dont know what its supposed to be assigned to. i check the whole list and ive got com1 all the way to com256. but coms 3-7 are in used by something.
so does that mean that it needs to be assigned to one of those ports that are in use? how can i fix this?

im using xp home edition btw. with a gigaware usb to serial adapter.

A:usb serial adapter problem in xp

anybody??

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My uncle has an old win 95 machine. He wanted a trackball mouse. So he bought it and it had a usb connection with came with a ps2 adapter. But his computer is so old it doesn't have a ps2 connector for the mouse. The mouse connector has 5 holes on the top row and 4 holes on the bottom row which connect to a male connector on the back of the PC.

I don't know which adapter to order.

The first link offers a cheaper price and 2 devices and is from newegg. The second link just offers one type of device and is from Fry's.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produ...n=serial+mouse+adapter&Submit=ENE&N=0&Ntk=all

Here's another one: http://shop3.outpost.com/product/2011435
 

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I am considering buying an IBM NetVista X41.

This machine has 6 USB ports, but no classic serial ports.

My electronic banking application requires a card reader, connected to a 9-pin serial port, to work. The company has no support for USB card readers.

How can I solve this ?
Are there serial to USB port adapters on the market ? What are they called, where could I buy them, ...
 

A:classic Serial to USB adapter ?

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Hi, I have a little netbook computer that has no usb ports, and it is very hard to find a card for this netbook that will connect it to the internet (wireless, or ethernet carts).
It does have a serial port on the back of it, and I thought, perhaps I could get a Serial to USB adapter, then plug a wireless usb device into the usb plug...
Would this work? or is this kind of a dead end idea?

I just wanted to give it wireless capabilities
 

A:Serial to USB Adapter - what are the capabilities?

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I'm a new guy in this forum and I hope someone can help me.

I've recently bought a laptop with windows 7 home premium 64 bits. I've tried to use a usb/serial adapter (Lindy rs232) but everytime I start the software I need (Vemco's VUE) the computer shuts down. I've tried updating the driver for the usb/serial adapter and also use different usb ports. So far nothing worked. If I connect the usb/serial adapter and check the com ports everything seems to be working fine. When I start the software (Vemco's VUE) it works properly until I connect the usb/serial adapter.

I used the same setting (software and adapter) in an older laptop running XP and everything worked great.

Any advices?

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Quote: Originally Posted by davidbecas


I'm a new guy in this forum and I hope someone can help me.

I've recently bought a laptop with windows 7 home premium 64 bits. I've tried to use a usb/serial adapter (Lindy rs232) but everytime I start the software I need (Vemco's VUE) the computer shuts down. I've tried updating the driver for the usb/serial adapter and also use different usb ports. So far nothing worked. If I connect the usb/serial adapter and check the com ports everything seems to be working fine. When I start the software (Vemco's VUE) it works properly until I connect the usb/serial adapter.

I used the same setting (software and adapter) in an older laptop running XP and everything worked great.

Any advices?


Incompatible software...

Try A) A different program for the same purpose or B) running that program in XP compatibility mode... Right click -> Properties -> Compatibility.

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I am helping connect a GPs to a laptop for some yachties. The problem is that when we connect the GPS (via the serial to USB adapter) to the laptop, the OS thinks it sees not only the adapter but also a "Microsoft Serial Ballpoint Pointing Device." It then loads the driver for that phantom device and starts interpreting the incoming GPS data as mouse coordinates and clicks, causing the cursor to go crazy. Only by turning off the GPS and then uninstalling the driver for the 'Serial Ballpoint Pointing" device can we avoid all of this and get the GPS talking nicely to the navigation app. So, how can we prevent the OS from automatically "seeing" this phantom serial ballpoint device and loading the driver? (If we simply disable the device it intereres with the COM port and the navigation program cannot see the GPS.) We need to keep the serial ballpoint device driver from loading at all.
 

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The adapter is installed and the XP mode says is is attached. I am using auto cad to plot to an HP plotter by serial port. I don't have a serial port on my win7 64 bit machine running XP mode. when I try to plot with the plotter set to an HP plotter the
port selection isn't there for the serial adapter. But if I plot to my local usb printer it does which is only letter size. How do I find this port? I also have it installed in win7 and it shows up as com 4 in device manager. In XP it doesn't show up as a
com port
But there are two Virtual usb drivers. After much reading I understand there re only two usb ports in Virtual mode, I assume that is why my device manager shows two Virtual usb drivers. Any way is there a way to get my plotter connected?

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Hi all,

At work, we have recently got some new software (MARS) to run our CNC machines. The software came with a 'Hardlock Key' which plugs into a parallel port, MARS will only open when this 'key' is inserted into the parallel port.

The cable coming from the CNC machine connects to a serial port, so we have bought a USB Serial Parallel adapter (Prolific PL2303 or something along them lines). The problem we are having is that MARS will not run when the 'Key' is inserted into the USB Serial Parallel, and the error message 'Hardlock not found' is shown. The USB Serial Parallel is under COM3 (can be changed) and MARS will not run, However when the 'key' is directly plugged into the parallel port on the back of the computer MARS will open and run correctly.

If anyone has any ideas on how to get everything working, it would be greatly appreciated!

(Sorry im not very tech savvy, so if you have any questions i will try my hardest to answer!)
 

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This is on a new Dell Latitude e5570. When using a console cable with a serial to usb adapter, it blue screens every time. Here's some of the details provided
Problem signature:
Problem event name: BlueScreen
OS Version: 6.1.7601.2.1.0.256.4
Locale ID: 1033
Additional Information about the problem:
BCCode: d1
BCP1: 000038
BCP2: 000002
BCP3: 000001
BCP4: FFFFF88000E37D57
OS Version: 6_1_7601
Service Pack: 1_0
Product: 256_1
I also have the .DMP file, but don't see a place to attach it to this question.

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I'm looking for some help and advise on my USB to serial adapter. I have a new connector bought from FRY's and I figured it would be a simple automatic install; wrong. I plan on using this adapter to connect my wideband Air Fuel Monitor in my Mustang to datalog along with my other functions on a program called Binary Editor on a device called Tweecer.

The USB to Serial adapter is recognized by my computer and goes thru the initial automatic install and I let it search automatically for drivers; well none were found. I'm assuming I need to install the driver manually and that creates another problem. I'm not sure what USB to Serial adapter I have. The only marking on it are "Made in China"; no help. When I try to open the Air Fuel Monitor program it says there are no comm ports recognized or turned on.

So I'm here looking for help before I go out and buy another adapter.

A:USB to serial adapter problems

You don't need to install drivers for the adapter. You need to install the drivers for the hardware that you are connecting ( Air Fuel Monitor ).

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Hi all members.

I read alot topics on this forum to try solve my problem. I found in here 2 topics about Belkin Wireless G USB adapter , but still i have a problem

I describe whats the problem .

I try to instal on my Windows 7 x64 b.7000 drivers for belkin w g usb adapter f5d7050

I download drivers 4 belkin usb adapter f5d7050 ver.3(like I read about it) - before install i change in install file the compability for all users to windows xp , but it dont wanna install(I get a error)(the product only supports Win200/Winxp32/Vista32/Vista64) , then i switch compability for windows vista and instaler go on,
While installer is going it ask to connect adapter to usb ,what i do, but it seems dont find any anyway .
After all when instalation is finish i just get information that device dont work proply , and the light in adapter never go on

I try update drivers from menage device but still device is not working

I really dont know what else i can do

Mayby that will be some clue
i install Windows 7 on separetly partition "E" , so I have on c: vista , and on disc e:Win7 , but in windows 7 mode i cant see partition with Windows vista(I can see just in Disc menagment, that she still there),
. when i open windows vista i see all partitions.
did it make any sense?
I can make some screens if it help .

anyway my main problem is to instal belkin drivers 4 adapter to WORK fine,

Please help, and sory for my english but thats my second language

Regards tasman

A:BELKIN Wireless G USB adapter Problem- again

When you did the update driver in the device manager did you browse to the belkin folder in your program folder.

I never had to install the driver with any compatibility. I just installed it then I just updated the driver in the device manager and going into the program files/belkin/model number and then it started to work.

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I bought one set of belkin powerline internet adapters to connect my blue ray for netflix and it was working great, I disconnected the one attached to my blue ray to try it in my mom's blue ray and worked great....Now it doesn't work on either....i was on the phone with Belkin for hours....
Anybody know what could be wrong?
I would appreciate some help before I return it....
 

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Before I begin, here are my specs using the TSG SysInfo:
Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Professional, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4770 CPU @ 3.40GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 60 Stepping 3
Processor Count: 8
RAM: 32621 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) HD Graphics 4600, -1984 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 912078 MB, Free - 684616 MB;
Motherboard: Acer, Veriton M4630G
Antivirus: None (Not Yet)
I'm having this problem that my games are always laggy (as in networking wise.) I just got a new computer and I realized that the computer does not come with a built in wireless card for networking, so I continued to buy a Belkin N750 DB/N900 DB Dual-Band Wifi USB adapter. When I followed the installation instructions for the driver software for the device, I restarted my computer to finalize the installation. After that, I checked my down speed via Network and Sharing Center in control panel, and i'm getting about 130 mbps. For example, I downloaded a game called Counter Strike: Global Offensive to bench mark my computer. I'm getting a good frame rate, but every game I join, I have over 500 ping, and making the game unplayable. This really bothers me, because in the same room, another computer capable or running CSGO at about the same frame rate has on average less than 10 ping. The only difference is that it's using a built in card and is about 1 foot from the router (my computer is less than 7 fee... Read more

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Unlike using this device on an XP machine, plugging it into the USB port does not result in automatic installation.

Vista 64 doesn't seem to have a usable driver installed. Or does it?

So, assuming that there is no pre-installed driver that I can use, where can I find one?

Many thanks.

D.

A:Belkin 54g USB Wireless Adapter - Driver?

Sorted!

Drivers available here>

Belkin : Support : F5D7050 Drivers

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I have purchased a Belkin Surf&Share wireless usb adapter. It worked for awhile but all of a sudden it wont let me connect to the wireless internet. I am using the adapter on my desktop that has windows XP and connecting to a neighbors internet. when i open the connection it either says it has security or when i click connect it just says "identifying network type" for hours and hours. i know that the connection is not security enabled because i am using it on my lap top right now to type this. please help me.
 

A:Belkin wirelss adapter problems

If still under warranty, or a purchase agreement, return it for a replacement...
Otherwise, you will be fixing it over and over until you trash it...
Alternately, you should try a quick fix, but totally removing the Belkin Software, using a registry editor if necessary to get all of the old install removed.
Then reboot, and reinstall.
Some folks on TechSpot love Belkin... But we find theire are sometimes differences from model to model, and from which part of which country they are purchased.
Belkin does not manufacture these units, as I understand their system, but has them built and packaged under contract. And the ones we get in for repair vary a lot.
If you can trade it for another brand, from where you purchased it, you might be able to expect better luck.
 

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I seem to have fallen into a problem that lots of users are having in this forum, My Belkin F5D7050 Usb adapter was working fine until a few days ago where it stopped being recognized by Windows 7 Ultimate. I have tried many things recommended here from uninstalling the USB ports to installing Version 3.xx drivers(Mine is a 4.xx) but nothing seems to work. Also the Belkin adapter doesnt even appear in the Device manager in Network adapters but is labeled as Unknown device in the USB section.

During the installation, it refuses to recognize the adapter when it asks for it and I get the same message the USB device isnt recognized. The installation completes without it recognizing the adapter but the Belkin Utitlity doesn't even open up. When I try to manually select the driver from the location, it says that Unknown Device is the best driver already installed for the device

Please help, I am currently posting from another computer on which the adapter works easily. This one is running Windows XP if that makes any difference.

A:Belkin F5D7050 Adapter Not Recognized

Hi Psykes and welcome to the forums , Have you tried the V5 version? Belkin : Support F5D7050 Wireless G USB Network Adapter - Drivers

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Hi,
I have recently purchased a belkin F6D4050 N150 Enhanced Wireless USB Network Adapter and installed the driver from belkins site. The adapter stays disabled regardless of me trying to enable it. I have been trying to solve this for days!! I have followed your instructions and the ones on the other thread but now I don't know what to do Please help

A:Belkin wireless adapter problem

  
Quote: Originally Posted by antbtr


Hi,
I have recently purchased a belkin F6D4050 N150 Enhanced Wireless USB Network Adapter and installed the driver from belkins site. The adapter stays disabled regardless of me trying to enable it. I have been trying to solve this for days!! I have followed your instructions and the ones on the other thread but now I don't know what to do Please help



Hi antbtr and welcome.

First we are going to need your system specifications, and network setup so we know what we are dealing with.

Can you tell us if you are using homegroup for your network?

What kind of encryption are you using?

Jan

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I have a desktop pc that the ethernet card died in so i just went and bought a belkin wireless usb adapter

it just does not work ... If i reset my modem it works for one second then stops

it used to hang on waiting for network when trying to connect
now i have gotten it to connect but it goes to limited conectivity.

I have disabled my onboard network card
ive removed all networks on my wireless list
i have run the network connection wizard
ive done
TCP/IP stack repair options for use with Windows XP with SP2.

For these commands, Start, Run, CMD to open a command prompt.

Reset WINSOCK entries to installation defaults: netsh winsock reset catalog

Reset TCP/IP stack to installation defaults. netsh int ip reset reset.log

i have tried turning off the security on router
ive tried to change the channel
ive tried changing the name on router
i am able to connect all my other laptops and wireless gadgets to this router



HELPPPPPP
 

A:Belkin wireless usb adapter not working

Ever considered the device may be faulty?
 

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Hi,

I have recently set up a wireless network using the Belkin N Wireless router. The router's connection to the internet is fine, and all three of the laptops connected to the network are able to access the internet.

As my PC did not come with a wireless card, I am using the Belkin N Wireless adapter supplied with the router. After initially installing the provided software and plugging in the adapter, I could not find my home network using the Belkin Wireless Utility, I could only see several secure local networks (indicating that the adapter at least was working).

However, after uninstalling and reinstalling the software, Windows refuses to identify the adapter, with a system tray window stating that a device that I have plugged in has malfunctioned, and directing me to the USB root hub, which defines the adapter as an unknown device, furthermore the Belkin software now displays no connections whatsoever. In addition, the LED on the adapter is not on when it is plugged in.

I am running Windows XP SP2.

Any help would be greatly appreciated, as I have trawled the internet and exhausted my own ideas as to what the problem could be. After emailing Belkin, I was twice sent an automated response telling me to disable WLANcfg.exe, although I can't find any such program in the system directory or elsewhere.
 

A:Belkin N Wireless Adapter not working

"... the LED on the adapter is not on when it is plugged in."

Assuming that's a power LED, that could be a dead adapter. Plug it into a USB in another computer and see if the power LED comes on.
 

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Hi i have a wireless adapter and it wont connect it says the drivers are missing i don't have the install disk and i cant seem to find any drivers on the net for it is there anyway i can get a driver for it to make it work?
if i dont i cannot connect to the internet nor do anything else so please help.

A:Belkin wireless G adapter f5d7050

Here is a link to the drivers - they may need to be installed in compatibility mode with the OS they are written for if you get an OS mismatch error :
To install a driver OR program in compatibility mode - right click the setup.exe file - click properties - click compatibility - check run in compatibility with vista/xp etc - check run as administrator - leave the rest blank. Start setup.exe and install.

link - Belkin : Support : F5D7050 Wireless G USB Network Adapter - Drivers

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Hey sevenforums im new here =].

Anyways i just got my windows 7 ultimate working and everything is working fine expect my network adapter. I installed the vista drivers found on the belkin website. Which did the trick and made it work. But i noticed every 2 hours or so the adapter would disconnect from my internet while everyone else in the house who are on xp/vista works percfectly.

Now im not sure if this is because my network adapter isn't compatilbe with windows 7 or something else.

Oh and im using Belkin Wire G+ Mimo ver 3001

Can anyone help me out, and also is anyone else getting this problem

If there is nothing i can do what network adapter would you guys recommend which works with windows 7 and i can get in the uk :P?

A:Belkin G+ Network adapter problems

  
Quote: Originally Posted by Badmax


Hey sevenforums im new here =].

Anyways i just got my windows 7 ultimate working and everything is working fine expect my network adapter. I installed the vista drivers found on the belkin website. Which did the trick and made it work. But i noticed every 2 hours or so the adapter would disconnect from my internet while everyone else in the house who are on xp/vista works percfectly.

Now im not sure if this is because my network adapter isn't compatilbe with windows 7 or something else.

Oh and im using Belkin Wire G+ Mimo ver 3001

Can anyone help me out, and also is anyone else getting this problem

If there is nothing i can do what network adapter would you guys recommend which works with windows 7 and i can get in the uk :P?


What version of win 7 are you running? (7000,7100,7600)

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I just ordered this adapter after trying a netgear wireless card that crashed my computer. After I ordered, I read lots of negative reviews on amazon about it. Has anyone used this adapter and what happened? Thanks for anything, Buck
 

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Hello,
 
I have had a "Belkin N600 DB Wireless Dual-Band USB Adapter" (Model Number F9L1101v1) for about 1 year - 2 years...
It has been working like a charm since about a week ago.
 
The problem I am now having is a Windows XP crash (Blue Screen)
 
I get the following:
STOP: 0x0000008E (0xC0000005, 0x80544E2C, 0xAA3B1BE8, 0x00000000)
 
When I plug it in it plays the "device in sound" and after about 5 seconds it plays the "device out sound" and crashes...
 
Any help would be greatly appreciated! (and needed!)
Thank you!
 
 

A:Windows XP - Belkin USB Adapter Crash

It sounds like you started having problems with the Belkin wireless adapter about a week ago but the problem probably isn't the unit but it was related to an issue with the computer itself which eventually has led to the Blue Screen 
 
I would start of by disconnecting the unit and start the computer in Safe Mode and see if the computer starts ok.

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Hi everyone. Lately had a problem with the wireless signal dropping on my Belkin wireless adapter. It happened at anytime. After reading on the forums about changing channels I thought I would change the drivers first.
Looking on Belkin website and finding the drivers for Window 7, 32/64 bit, I found the ones I wanted (I think). Did a system restore then loaded the new ones in. The old ones if you want to call them that looked like they were uninstalled at the same time.
Lets see if this does the trick. I never fancied changing the channels cos I would have to do it on the laptop also and I have this uncanny knack of messing things up.
The advice I guess I am putting forward is to try to update drivers before doing anything else AND do a system restore point before you start, it only takes a minute.
Cheers everyone for all your good advice.

A:Drivers for Belkin Wireless adapter

Hi raccoon19,

Did your solution of reinstalling the drivers first end up working? Let us know if not, and we'll try to help out.

Cheers,

Walker
Windows Outreach Team

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I've been using a Belkin wirless adapter on an older laptop and after 20 minutes of use or so it will be hot and Windows will no longer recognise it or use it. I installed all the correct drivers and they appear to be up to date. So I'm not sure what is wrong. It

It seems that if I have it on a USB extender then it becomes unrecognised about 30mins after use.

It's model number is F6D4050 v1
And the 28days to return it to the shop has long passed.

Any help is greatly appreciated.
 

A:Belkin Wireless USB adapter getting hot and being unrecognised

sounds like a faulty unit - it should still be under warranty for a year

have you tried it on any other laptop - that would probably be the next thing i would do
 

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Bought this adapter a few hours ago, and after attempting to install it, have decided to console trusty techspot for advice. Basically, I followed the "Easy 2-Step Guide" that Belkin provide, to its entirety, and the result was that when I opened up the Belkin wireless utility it couldn't find a signal, or even a network.

So, first thing's first: move closer to the router. So I did...to about 1.5m away, and still nothing. Hmm. Then, after much playing around with useless settings in the utility I decided to call Belkin support. The guy spent 20 minutes getting me to do this and that, and ended up saying that I had to change a channel or something on my BT router. Does anyone know if this could be the answer to getting connected to the network, and if so, how do I change the channel thingy?

As always, any help/advice would be greatly appreciated!
CJB
 

A:Belkin G USB Wireless Adapter Problems

some obvious things to check first;

is the router configured to ALLOW wireless (it can be off)
did you check your pc device mgr to see if the device is enabled

 

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