The good news is that D-Link Inc have every intention of releasing a Vista driver for the venerable DWL G132 USB LAN adapter………………………. eventually. I would have posted the part of the e-mail I received that discloses this information, but I can’t. I will however post this part of the e-mail as it is not… Continue reading Wireless Networking Part 2c..
.. or in this case, NOT 2b.. [:S] The D-Link DWL G132 USB wireless LAN adapter has no native Vista support, no driver on the supplied CD that works, and no hint of a Vista driver on the D-Link home page. This is sad really, because the device is available almost anywhere, and will have… Continue reading Wireless Networking Part 2b..
When I promised to report on the aftermath of installing a D-Link DWL G520 (series B) wireless PCI card into a Vista machine, I fully expected to write in similar style as I did to D-Link support, having had nothing but trouble when installed into an XP machine. My friendly approach with D-Link in the… Continue reading Wireless Networking Part 2..
A hardware update for Microsoft wireless input devices has finally been released that fixes the problem of the screensaver not activating after the time period set by the user. A visit to Windows Update will see the fix downloaded and installed, no reboot necessary. [:D]
DON’T DO IT! Don’t update nVidia graphics drivers. It doesn’t matter that you don’t have full functionality with the basic driver that Vista first supplied (what am I saying?). It just doesn’t, because the alternative is games that don’t run well at all, jittery scrolling on websites, and any attempt to ‘roll back’ to the previous… Continue reading nVidia driver update..
I installed a D-Link DWL G520 wireless network card into my main production computer this morning. All was much as one would expect. The side cover came away painlessly, and the PCI card slotted in without undue effort. It is a little closer to the intake fan on my MSI NV 6600 graphics card than I would like… Continue reading Wireless Networking..