Re: Searching for a Compatiable VISTA wireless adapter
Because you have the 64-bit version of Windows Vista installed, all drivers for hardware devices must be digitally signed, otherwise Vista will not install them.
This requirement for Vista x64 intends to ensure greater stability.
You cannot download and install Windows 2000 / Windows XP drivers in Windows Vista x64, nor can you download and install Windows Vista 32-bit drivers. They must be Windows Vista 64-bit drivers that are signed.
Currently, D-Link and Linksys do not provide any 64-bit Vista drivers for any of their PCI wireless NICs (though linksys do provide 32-bit Vista drivers). So before you buy new hardware, you must check whether the manufacturer provides a 64-bit Vista driver for the device.
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