Yesterday I pressed the network button on windows 7 start menu and it opened my home network with all the stuff. Within this, was my router wich I doubled clicked.
Windows 7 tried to install my router driver, wich, of course was not possible.
The problem is that after it, the device appears on device manager as an unknow device. I uninstall it, but everytime I restart my notebook, windows 7 tries to reinstall the router driver.
Can anyone help to stop this?
Windows 7 router driver!!(17 posts)
I don't want to update the driver. It is my router! I always go to my router with the internet explorer and the router IP.
I would like to definitely uninstall the driver.
Can anyone help me doing this?
So jorge what are you trying to do exactly? Remove the current driver for your router or install it and make win 7 remember the config?
EDIT: Also what brand of rotuer do you have i.e. Belkin because maybe the drivers as kenghosh said are out-of-date and you would need to update them from the manufacturers website.
Thanks for your quick answers.
I want to uninstall the driver, because, by mistake I have clicked the router on the Start Menu - Network:
By the way, the router is a D-Link DIR-655.
Now I am on a loop, if I uninstall it on the next restart the notebook tries to install the driver again!
There'a a pic of the device manager:
No pic linked...
Does EVERYTHING work OK? If so, just open the device in device manager and say do not use this device as a last resort?
I'd sure like to get a look at what you are seeing? I'm wondering if you're seeing the built-in NIC possibly, and you are using a USB device? If so, in BIOS, turn off the NIC and that will stop it too.
The DIR-655 has a 'shareport', did you attach anything, like a printer to it? If so, that may be what it is trying to load a driver for?
A screenshot of what the Install Wizard is looking for, file that is, might also help here.
Yes, everything is working perfectly.
I never connected the router to my notebook. I acess it by wifi, via internet explorer.
So the router is a network device ob my home network, but it doesn't have a driver to be installed!
Can you explain, please: "just open the device in device manager and say do not use this device as a last resort?"
I only have these two options:
I have used both, but everytime I restart the notebook, it tries to install this "router driver" again!
There's the messages on Windows 7 Action Center:
A Gestão de Controladores concluiu o processo para instalar o controlador NULL Driver para o ID de Instância de Dispositivo UUID:A3436D09-7842-3A1F-AD5F-8BFA2639E033\UMB\3&2E0C5B5&0&UUID:A3436D09-7842-3A1F-AD5F-8BFA2639E033 com o estado seguinte: 0xe0000203.
A Gestão de Controladores concluiu o processo para instalar o controlador FileRepository\umbus.inf_x86_neutral_b5261e2f9508e396\umbus.inf para o ID de Instância de Dispositivo UMB\UMB\1&841921D&0&IPBUSENUMROOT com o estado seguinte: 0x0.
Sorry, the message is in Portuguese.
Confusing to say the least?
OK, I found the manual on the web. I'm pretty sure this is the SHAREPORT that is enabled and you have to install it on YOUR computer, from the manual,
Use this section to configure your USB port. There are two configurations to choose from: Network USB and WCN Configuration.
Note: If using the Network USB option, users will need to install the Network USB Utility into the computers to share the USB device through the router.
The above is on page 28, and this is the NOTE for it,
Note: Please see the SharePort Manual on the CD for more information.
I ran the router emulator and got to that page, and the help there is :
Select to share a USB printer, scanner, or storage device connected to the USB port behind the router with multiple users within your network.
Device drivers and the D-Link USB Network Utility must be installed on each computer that will use the device.
So, it looks like you've enabled the Shareport. Either disable it or install the drivers and utility. Unfortunately, I don't see how to disable that port? Maybe change the type? Maybe best thing to do is install the driver and utility?
HERE is an article on it.
Thank you very much Irv for your help.
I have installed the SharePort utility from the router CD. You're right, my router have this "Network USB", selected by default. I have never changed this.
After the installation the driver problem persists, please follow the link and see the image:
Thanks and regards,
You running 64 bit version of W7? I think I saw a page with someone unable to install it on 64 bit systems... can't find it now however?
Are you using the LATEST FIRMWARE and DRIVERS?
Firmware -- latest is 1.32NA (North American possibly).
Driver and Utility --> 1.14 on firmware 1.20 or older, 1.10 on 1.31 or newer.
You can get these HERE.
No, I am running 32 bit professional W7.
I supose my router firmware is not the last one. I am running 1.21EU (Europe)
Anyway, I cannot install a North American firmware.
I have to check if there is a new one for Europe.
That's the point!
I have never installed a router driver, I just douled-clicked the router icon on my network map and windows 7 tried to install that driver.
I think it was suposed to get to the router login page, but, I don't know why it tries to install a driver that does not exist.
Disabling and uninstalling it, enters in a loop trying to install it again!
I am wondering why.
The router he had, the D-Link DIR-655 has a 'storage link'. A USB connector on it. To use it, you must install a driver and utility on connected computers. He's tried that and it is still prompting him. Suspect the driver didn't install correctly.
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