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Re: [MSG-1] Re: Request Help - SkyStar2 Install

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  • Ken Barker
    ... Arne, Thank you for that. Looks hopeful. I will try this ASAP. Ken
    Message 1 of 5 , Apr 1 2:14 AM
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      a_van_belle wrote:
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      >
      > Hello Ken,
      >
      > Version 4.3.0 should work fine for XP.
      > But the install program only installs the control software, not the driver.
      > Go to device manager, network adapters, Technisat DVB-PC TV Star PCI,
      > Tab "driver".
      > Try to update or uninstall the current driver.
      > When asked for the new driver, point to the Skynet.inf on your 5.5 CDROM
      > in the Skystar 4.3.0b folder.
      >
      > Windows will remember all previously installed adapters but hides them
      > and numbers new ones.
      > If you want to remove unused/failed adapters, search this list for
      > message 2185
      >
      > Greetings,
      > Arne van Belle
      >
      > --- In MSG-1@yahoogroups. com <mailto:MSG-1%40yahoogroups.com>, Ken
      > Barker <kbarker@... > wrote:

      Arne,

      Thank you for that. Looks hopeful. I will try this ASAP.

      Ken




      > >
      > > David J Taylor wrote:
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > > Hello
      > > > > I just installed XP SP3 in a new partition on my W2k system.
      > > > > I am having trouble installing the DVB package for the SkyStar2 PCI.
      > > > >
      > > > > I am using the instructions on the EUMETSAT disk 'to the letter'
      > but I
      > > > > always terminate with an error message which states that I must
      > install
      > > > > the drivers first. This, of course, should happen in the initial
      > stages
      > > > > of the sequence. I am using version 4.3.0.
      > > > > I have tried theme and variations of this procedure so many times
      > that I
      > > > > think the PCI slot may now be unavailable.
      > > > >
      > > > > For the same reason, I find that my Wi-fi stick is connected to
      > > > > 'Connection 8'. I don't know what happened to the first 7!
      > > > >
      > > > > BTW my W2k system is still able to receive images.
      > > > >
      > > > > Any help would be very welcome.
      > > > >
      > > > > Thanks, Ken
      > > >
      > > > Ken,
      > > >
      > > > The current drivers are 4.5.1 - considerably later than you appear
      > to be
      > > > using:
      > > >
      > > > http://www.technisa t.com/index6be4. html?nav= Downloads, en,33&
      > > > pID=174
      > > > <http://www.technisa t.com/index6be4. html?nav= Downloads,
      > en,33& pID=174
      > <http://www.technisat.com/index6be4.html?nav=Downloads,en,33&pID=174>>
      > > >
      > > > I would try those, to be honest. Having said that, 4.3.0 may well
      > work OK
      > > > on Windows XP. My current XP installation uses 4.4.1 which was on
      > the 5.3
      > > > EUMETSAT CD.
      > > >
      > > > In Device Manager you may want to uncheck the option to not display
      > hidden
      > > > devices, and remove all the old instances.
      > > >
      > > > Cheers,
      > > > David
      > >
      > > David,
      > >
      > > Thanks for your reply. My EUMETSAT is v.5.5 is recently arrived. In
      > > 'Readme_DVB_ cards' it states that 4.3.0 package should be used with
      > SP3.
      > > However I will try the latest as per your suggestion.
      > >
      > > In Device Manager, I always un-install the entry under 'Network
      > > adapters' but I am unable to uninstall an entry 'Technisat DVB-PC TV
      > > Star PCI -Packet Scheduler Miniport'. Message states that it may be
      > > required to boot computer.
      > >
      > > Ken
      > >
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