Solved

Windows 7 Windows XP Mode USB adapter error.

Posted on 2010-08-24
2
646 Views
Last Modified: 2012-06-27
I am using the Windows XP mode from Windows 7 to operate some programs that are not 64-bit compliant.  The software works however the network adapter I require to connect to a lon network (type of data network for building automation) comes up with the following error when I attempt to install it.  

"The registry key for the network interface could not be opened.  You cannot modify the configuration settings until at least one Network Interface has been inserted and recognized by the system."

I have confirmed that it is recognized in Windows 7 with the correct name and it attaches correctly when I attach the USB using the "attach" feature of windows XP mode.  The USB device even shows up in the "Lonmaker" software as it is supposed to however without installing it using the plug 'n play installer it will not function.

I have also confirmed that the network adapter is working correctly on another computer.

Is there a way to find and copy the registry settings from another computer to bypass the "plug 'n play" installer or repair this error.  Please note I have confirmed with the manufacture and 64-bit support and or software is not available.


 
0
Comment
Question by:JCasavant
2 Comments
 
LVL 27

Expert Comment

by:Lukasz Chmielewski
ID: 33515192
Have you tried different USB port ?
0
 

Accepted Solution

by:
JCasavant earned 0 total points
ID: 33516597
Yeh I have tried different ports / Installing driver with device attached / Installing driver with device unattached / removing device from list and reinstalling / I attempted to upgrade device driver.

From the way the error is written and from what I am seeing it seems that the registry isn't allowing modifications to the configuration.
0

Featured Post

Threat Intelligence Starter Resources

Integrating threat intelligence can be challenging, and not all companies are ready. These resources can help you build awareness and prepare for defense.

Join & Write a Comment

The canonical version of this article is on my web site here: http://iconoun.com/articles/collisions/ A companion presentation is available here: http://iconoun.com/articles/collisions/Unicode_Presentation.pdf
User Beware!  This is a rather permanent solution to removing your email from an exchange server.  The only way to truly go back is to have your exchange administrator restore your mailbox from backups.  This is usually the option of last resort.  A…
In this video, we discuss why the need for additional vertical screen space has become more important in recent years, namely, due to the transition in the marketplace of 4x3 computer screens to 16x9 and 16x10 screens (so-called widescreen format). …
The viewer will learn how to create a normally distributed random variable in Excel, use a normal distribution to simulate the return on an investment over a period of years, Create a Monte Carlo simulation using a normal random variable, and calcul…

706 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

16 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now