Both the desktop and the laptop are wifi to the router – thats why the wifi option is so slow. It is quite amazing that most of the firewire cards listed don’t list compatiblility with Win7 – or indeed with Vista. When I installed Win7 on this computer, I did so onto a clean raid array. You are posting a reply to: Broadband Forums General Discussions. I tried both these ideas and no difference – its still not recognised.

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As far as I can see, there’s no outlet for a cable in my PC. If they try to connect through Local Area Connection, it doesn’t work, so I guess this is the problem. Why do I have a two connectors and the slowest one seems to be the only one that I can run my home network on. I’m adaptre using my older PC, just saying. Wireless Networks and WEP. I know that it wasn’t there last night when I went to bed and I’m really, really an amatuer at this sort of thing.

What’s this 1394 network adapter on my machine?

Can you share files between each computer? Well, I can use the net now, but the problem still isn’t completely solved. The icon say “Safely Remove Hardware. There is no unrecognised hardware in the device manager list. jet


Some gadget do require more than 5 volts so, you will need an external power source. Everything seems to be working fine now.

What is a 1394 Connection?

The Host Controller is there – and I downloaded one of these driver analysis tools and there is no hardware without a driver – although the tool did show some unrelated out of date drivers. Joinsubscribers and get a daily digest of news, geek trivia, and our feature articles.

Do I need to download a certain driver? You may want to check this with your ISP. What is the actual real-life speed of wireless networks? The connection didn’t show up until after I logged onto what I thought was the county library’s wifi site. And both and USB are often used for external hard disk drives. A week or so ago I had to change the power supply and the LAN has disappeared but the connecrion is still there.

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This method of file transfer died with Windows XP. I had to use generic network drivers from intel chip maker to adapteer my connection though still card shows. When I installed Win7 on this computer, I did so onto a clean raid array. Discussion in ‘ Networking ‘ started by TrevilSep 30, Similiar to USB, just another method of connecting peripherials.


Thats why I was looking for a wired option ie firewire. Flaming or offending other users Illegal activities: I have one labeled Nile which I run my 2 machine home network on, the other is labeled network adapter.

To be honest, I’m simply 13944 that firewire support in Win7 is so poor – its not new technology after all.

I tried both these ideas and no difference – its still not recognised. If you would like to check your computer to see if that connection is active on your computer, go to your control panel and then Internet connections and it should be under that.

It is possible to use a interface for limited networking. In the Properties it said the device is not working properly, so I followed the Microsoft Help steps to uninstall it and reinstall The solution is either an external adaoter supply or using a second USB socket for additional power only.

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