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    Netgear's router and Windows XP 64 edition

    This is a discussion on Netgear's router and Windows XP 64 edition within the Wireless / Adapters forums, part of the Sky Broadband help category; The netgear web site states : Since there is a limited market for 64-bit drivers, and creating them is expensive, ...

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      Netgear's router and Windows XP 64 edition

      The netgear web site states :
      Since there is a limited market for 64-bit drivers, and creating them is expensive, NETGEAR has no immediate plans to release 64 bit drivers for NETGEAR products. This would raise the cost of the products for all other customers. If you install the 64-bit operating system, all NETGEAR drivers and utilities on that computer may stop working! Of course, much other software and drivers will also stop working, so you should consider whether you want to go to the expense and risk of changing to this operating system.
      Do I take it from this that as Sky broadband supplies Netgear routers then my PC with XP 64 edition as the OS will not be compatible? The prospect of using only my notebooks for access tothe internet is not particularly attractive. I suppose the cost of buying MS XP again might in the end be outweighed by the reduced cost of Sky Max compareed with NTL's 25 pm broadband.
      Any comments please from 64 edition users in particular.
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      If you are using the router plugged into the network card on your PC and using 64bit version of windows you will be fine.




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      Comprehensive list of Ralink based adapters with x64 support can be found here
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      im having no problems at all with the router and im on windows pro 64bit LNB will know the drivers im using as i aint got a clue lol

      im not using wireless though im cabled up
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      You should be!
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      You got 3 right!
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      should be ?
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      Cabled up!
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      yes i am lol
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