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Registered: ‎06-16-2009

Drivers for WUSB54GC, for Windows 2003 or 2008

Hallo! I need drivers for WUSB54GC, for Windows 2003 or 2008. Where can I find them?
Thanks a lot

Posts: 371
Registered: ‎05-23-2007

Re: Drivers for WUSB54GC, for Windows 2003 or 2008

I do not think that there are any drivers for the Server grades of the Windows.  Usually, servers must have a reliable network connections so wired Ethernet cables are recommended.
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Registered: ‎09-07-2006

Re: Drivers for WUSB54GC, for Windows 2003 or 2008

The Wireless Adapter they are not ment to work on Windows Server OS ( 2003 or 2008 ) . So i think you wont be able find the drivers which work on Win 2003 or 2008.
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Posts: 113
Registered: ‎05-28-2009

Re: Drivers for WUSB54GC, for Windows 2003 or 2008

That's right.

No Windows 2003 Server or 2008 driver file is available for that adapter.

 

Woman Wink

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Registered: ‎06-16-2009

Re: Drivers for WUSB54GC, for Windows 2003 or 2008

Thanks a lot, guys, you're right.

The problem is that we don't have any network interface in our BladeCenter S but we have 4 USB ports. We can only install server OS on it, because there're no drivers for XP or Vista.

Does anybody has an idea?

Posts: 371
Registered: ‎05-23-2007

Re: Drivers for WUSB54GC, for Windows 2003 or 2008

The BladeCenter S seems to accept a "hot-swap" gigabit network adapter.  I would look on adding the correct IBM adapter.
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Registered: ‎06-16-2009

Re: Drivers for WUSB54GC, for Windows 2003 or 2008

We don't have enough money to buy network module for it Smiley Sad But we've got a WiFi adapter Smiley Happy

Any ideas?

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Registered: ‎07-09-2009

Re: Drivers for WUSB54GC, for Windows 2003 or 2008

Hi,

 

There are 3 versions of wusb54gc.

Theoretically, if a driver works for xp/2k and xp 64 then it should work
for windows 2003 server. If a driver works for vista/vista64 then it should work for windows 2008 server.

 

version      device id             chipset    mac-bbp/trans     xp driver
-------      ---------             -------    -------------     ------
1            usb\pid_13b1&pid_0020 rt2501U    rt2571W-rt2528    rt73.sys
2            usb\pid_1737&pid_0073 realtek                      rtl8187B.sys
3            usb\pid_1737&pid_0077 rt2800U/UD rt2870-rt2820/50  rt2870.sys

 

Versions 1 and 3 are Ralink chipsets. Version 2 is a realtek chipset.

I have an updated driver for version 1 that works on 98/ME, xp/2k, xp 64,
and vista/vista 64. I updated all the *.inf files to include the device id
of version 1 for all the operating systems. It can be found at:

 

http://www.megaupload.com/?d=CRDL87N9

 

The linksys driver for version 3 at the linksys website supports xp,
and vista/vista 64. Unfortunately it does not support xp 64. So if you
have windows server 2008 then you are in luck! But if you have 2003 64 bit then you're not!

 

However the Ralink website does have a driver that supports all operating systems including xp 64. You can download it from the link below but you must edit the inf file to include the device id. You can run the setup program and just install the drivers. They are usually in:

 

C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Ralink Driver

 

Edit the inf file i.e. rt2870.inf to include the device id and then install the driver!

 

This ralink driver can be found at:

http://www.ralinktech.com/ralink/Home/Support/Windows.html.

 

For version 3 it is the link: USB(RT2870/RT2770/RT307X/RT3572)

 

Post back to me if you need any more assistance.

 

Mike

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Registered: ‎07-24-2009

Re: Drivers for WUSB54GC, for Windows 2003 or 2008

[ Edited ]

Hi, thanks for this little tutorial.  It seems you have the solution I've been looking for.  I have version 3 of that adapter and I'm trying to install it on my xp 64 system.  But I'm not sure exactly how to edit the inf file to add the device ID.  I think I did it right but I'm not sure.  I  think I have another different problem as well.  I've tried other drivers that people have created specifically for xp 64, and when I try to install them manually I get this error: "the specified location does not contain a compatible software driver for your device. If the location contains a driver, make sure it is designed to work with Windows for x64-based systems."  It boggles my mind.  I'm afraid that I will still get that error even if I edit the inf correctly, but I'm hoping I can get this to work.  Thanks for your time.

 

Edit.. OH MY GOD I got it to work!!  I am so happy right now!

 

I added this line to the inf:

 

%GenericWLAN.DeviceDesc%    = RTWLAND.ndi,          USB\VID_1737&PID_0077

 

Above you had "pid" where "vid" should have been, haha.  No prob though, I still couldn't have done this without your help.

Message Edited by picklehead on 07-24-2009 03:51 PM
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Registered: ‎07-09-2009

Re: Drivers for WUSB54GC, for Windows 2003 or 2008

Sorry about that! Guess I went crazy the the copy and paste! Here are the correct pids and vids. 

 

ver        device id      chipset    mac-bbp/trans    xp driver
--- --------------------- -------    -------------    ---------
1   usb\vid_13b1&pid_0020 rt2501U    rt2571W/rt2528   rt73.sys
2   usb\vid_1737&pid_0073 realtek    rtl8187B/rtl8255 rtl8187B.sys
3   usb\vid_1737&pid_0077 rt2800U/UD rt2870/rt2820/50 rt2870.sys