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PLEASE HELP ME! cant get my senao wireless card to work

  1. #1

    Posts : 1
    windows 8

    PLEASE HELP ME! cant get my senao wireless card to work

    I have an old (but still amazing) NL-2511CD-Ext 2 card manufactured by senao. so I spent some time on this before giving up & here is what I know:
    it uses a prism 2.5 chipset (Melbourne Wireless / wiki / ?Senao-SL2511CD)
    the last released official driver was 2006 from what I could find (Senao Networks, Inc. ?????????)

    this card is legendary, and now I need to use it (I have had it for many years) so if someone can help me it would be incredible.

    more info:
    SenaoCard - SeattleWireless
    IntersilPrism2 - SeattleWireless

    I had hope when I saw this:
    but my card is not listed there!

    thanks for any assistance!

    it seems like the driverset at would work, which means that people are interested in getting their old cards to work. that driver set was community made, and I think it WOULD work, but when I tried it windows gave me an error saying the hash information was not correct, and I don't have the technical skills to mod the driver file or find the hash of my device, but maybe someone who does can help me.

    btw, when I said this card was legendary I was not kidding. there really isn't anything to compare this too, unless I wanted to spend a fortune of money, which I don't, and even then it would be arguable. this is one of the best wifi adapters ever made, especially with the magnetic mounted dual antenna setup, which I have.
    Last edited by fruithead; 16 Oct 2013 at 15:54.

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  2. #2

    Posts : 2,191
    Windows 8.1

    Hi fruithead,

    I certainly can't advise you on this issue other than to advise you totry and contact the author of the modded drivers or pursue a solution via the general community from where they were originally referenced for download. However, the fact that the hashes were published for a modded driver, combined with the fact that your downloaded driver hash doesn't match, spells trouble in the making IMHO.
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