#### Drivers for Dongle keep having to be reinstalled after reboot

Everytime the POS station is rebooted the dongle drivers get uninstalled.
The user gets the copyprotection error message and they have to reinstall the
drivers.

Any ideas?


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Try logging on as Administrator to install the driver.

Tom
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Stop fishing for e-mail

> Everytime the POS station is rebooted the dongle drivers get uninstalled.
> The user gets the copyprotection error message and they have to reinstall the
> drivers.
>
> Any ideas?
>

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tomg2938 (389)
2/15/2007 8:51:00 PM
Tried that ... Didn't work.

"Terrible Tom" wrote:

> Try logging on as Administrator to install the driver.
>
> Tom
> --
> Stop fishing for e-mail
>
>
>
> > Everytime the POS station is rebooted the dongle drivers get uninstalled.
> > The user gets the copyprotection error message and they have to reinstall the
> > drivers.
> >
> > Any ideas?
> >

 0
2/15/2007 9:10:30 PM
I had this problem. Got fed up. Reinstalled Windows. Reinstalled SO. Problem
disappeared.

Not a great solution, but it worked...

Backup first.

> Tried that ... Didn't work.
>
> "Terrible Tom" wrote:
>
>> Try logging on as Administrator to install the driver.
>>
>> Tom
>> --
>> Stop fishing for e-mail
>>
>>
>>
>> > Everytime the POS station is rebooted the dongle drivers get
>> > uninstalled.
>> > The user gets the copyprotection error message and they have to
>> > reinstall the
>> > drivers.
>> >
>> > Any ideas?
>> >


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2/16/2007 10:59:34 AM
Wow Jason! Your scaring me now, but thank you... I'd hate to do that.  Anyone
with a less archaic method?

"Jason" wrote:

> I had this problem. Got fed up. Reinstalled Windows. Reinstalled SO. Problem
> disappeared.
>
> Not a great solution, but it worked...
>
> Backup first.


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2/16/2007 7:32:10 PM
One thing you might try is changing the driver used. Uninstall the USB
driver from the Device Manager first, then remove the dongle and reinsert it
in the USB drive. When it asks you to select the driver, you will have at
least two choices - one will be in a Windows directory on drive C: - use
this one. I have had problems when selecting the driver from the Store
Operations CD (don't know why).

If this doesn't work, you might be in for some real fun... the good ole'
Windows reinstallation.

I'd like to hear more suggestions, too - this was a good 20 hours of wasted
life for me. Some resolution would make me feel better!

news:2E2122AB-C714-4B84-9306-62DE2546EA14@microsoft.com...
> Wow Jason! Your scaring me now, but thank you... I'd hate to do that.
> Anyone
> with a less archaic method?
>
>
> "Jason" wrote:
>
>> I had this problem. Got fed up. Reinstalled Windows. Reinstalled SO.
>> Problem
>> disappeared.
>>
>> Not a great solution, but it worked...
>>
>> Backup first.
>


 0
2/17/2007 2:13:01 PM
Locate Program Files, Rainbow Technologies, Sentinel System Driver,
SetupSysDriver.
What version of the driver are you running?
If 5.41 that is likely causing the problem, especially if you have Dell
boxes.

Greg
Digital Retail Solutions

news:2E2122AB-C714-4B84-9306-62DE2546EA14@microsoft.com...
> Wow Jason! Your scaring me now, but thank you... I'd hate to do that.
> Anyone
> with a less archaic method?
>
>
> "Jason" wrote:
>
>> I had this problem. Got fed up. Reinstalled Windows. Reinstalled SO.
>> Problem
>> disappeared.
>>
>> Not a great solution, but it worked...
>>
>> Backup first.
>


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support7094 (156)
2/17/2007 5:05:17 PM

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