LKBEN10899: windows 7 - how to manual add / install a driver without automatic driver detection


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LKB | Created: 02.04.2020 | Version: 1 | Language: EN | Rating: 0 | Outdated: False | Marked for deletion: False

Author: Wim Peeters - Keskon GmbH & Co. KG

Latest update: 05.10.2020 | Comment:


Symptom

You need to install some driver.

Cause

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Solution

If you want to install a driver that is not automatic detected under windows 7 (for example the MS Loopback Adapter)
you simply had to run "hdwwiz.exe" to get the appropriate dialog. The rest is like Windows XP

Thats all

About the Author

Wim Peeters is electronics engineer with an additional master in IT and over 30 years of experience including time spent in support, development, consulting, training and database administration. Wim has worked with SQL Server since version 6.5. He has developed in C/C++, Java and C# on Windows and Linux in different European countries and different European languages. He writes knowledge base articles to solve IT problems and publishes them on the Lubby Knowledge Platform where he is one of the most important contributors and the main developer.

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