However, compiling the driver was the only really important thing it had to do. Find More Posts by bassfisher Btw – not to barge in on your thread chili but jpr0 I thought you should know PAE is “Physical Address Extension” and it’s an ideal kernel for utilizing more than 3. September 14th, 9. About a week ago I noticed that the icon that I normally click on in my taskbar to show what wireless network connections were available was gone – I tried the “Notification Area Icons” settings to try and get it back but that didn’t work- it was set to show but it just was not doing so. The driver installation wizard will scan your computer and will install the right driver.

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Notebook drops wifi connection randomly- Ralink network card Hi, My computer has recently started to drop the WiFi connection, reconnect after a while and at times, not even detect my WiFi connection for a while.

Not having an Internet connection on a new OS can be particularly annoying because you can’t get online to search for the drivers. Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit.

You may also be able to have Windows Unstall Manager automatically search for a driver in the exported folder by right-clicking the device, going to “Update driver” and following instalo prompts for “Manually install a driver” until you can browse to your drivers. Then repeats the process for no apparent reason, I’m not sure when exactly thus problem started as I had been using Ethernet cable up until last September 14th, 7.


However, in many cases Windows provides the given functionality natively to some extent an interface for connecting to wireless networks for instance.

If I’m sat directly on top of the router, then it’s fine, but if I move away a few metres the signal is lost completely. September 14th, 1. Finding drivers online for old hardware can range from difficult to impossible if the gear is outdated by a decade, was never widely circulated in the first place, and no longer receives support from the manufacturer.

Download size of the driver: Initially the drivers the company I bought it from told me to install didn’t work, rh61 after some googling found the correct drivers and downloaded from Ralinks website. Alternatively, you can perform the same action by entering this command into an elevated PowerShell.

rt61pci – Debian Wiki

Have instxll look at this thread. The time now is For a year, the host PC has been crashing if I put the wireless card under any “strain” i.

This driver works on Windows 5. Also note that you can copy one of those lines and then right-click anywhere in your Command Prompt window to paste the text.


Because I had to hack a non-working MakefileI’m not sure that it ever worked perfectly. When the operation finishes restart your PC in order to use the updated driver. Connected to wifi, shows no problems on the signals, unstable access I’ve been working on this for three days already, I am using win 7 64bits with a Onstall router.

This is where we’ll be retrieving the drivers from.

rt61/Install.ini Driver File Contents (

Clearly there was no build directory. I’ve been googling this for the past couple of hours and several intall have reported weak wireless signals with rt61pci, like this bug report for instance: Here are two ways to fix it.


Hello, I have recently bought a new pci wifi lan card Ralink rt61 turbo and have plugged in and installed drivers. By adding another string of text to the end of those commands, the output can be saved to a new text file in a location of your choosing by changing directory path in the command that you enter.

Ralink RT61 WiFi Lan card, windows 7 not receiving any wifi signals – Windows 7 Help Forums

I have been looking around a lot and there have been several drivers that should have worked and ry61 haven’t. You could give that a shot, at the very least it would eliminate the utility as the issue. Now you can go ahead and clean up make cleanthen compile the driver with makeand install with make install. Only download this driver.

Similar help and support threads. For drivers to be installed on Windows, they must be located in the operating system’s ” DriverStore ” instlal C: Jul 24 To fix the broken MakefileI had to give it my proper headers directory.