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Advent ADE-AD2 drver for vista SP1?

Just bought Advent ADE-AD2 - CD drivers don't support my OS. Vista SP1.
OK, the mouse and Keyboard work fine but shouldn't I be able to customize my settings, e.g. cursor speed etc?

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    Hi It has been driving me batty. Took it back to PC world and they replaced it as I thought it was faulty. But it ssems to work for some time then just freeze - the mouse that is. The keyboard will work for a time then stop so booting up becomes impossible ubntil I get my wife's Mac keyboard. I was told by PC World this was Vista compatible but it clearly is very flaky. Have searched all over the web and many others have problem but I cannot see any Vista drivers anywhere.

    A partial solution is to try running the autorun on the Setup CD in Vista compability mode set to XP SP2. That didnot work propoerly until I flagged see all users on that menu. That then gives you the Admin priveleges you will need on your Vista machine (UAC) and it sets off and installs in two parts. The first part the keyboard bit goes OK and installs into %program files/Wireless. The second bit which is presumably to do with all those Magic keys and their use ands installs into % program Files/Slim Multimedia Keyboard goes fine untill the last 1% of itsd progress ribbon and then says Open key failed. So still not there.

    Anyone got any better or more up to date locations or ideas?

    James


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I ignored the "doesn't support your OS" and rebooted. I then got the information icons (scroll lock, num lock, caps lock) on the taskbar. I'm happy with that.

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