Question about D-Link AirPlus DWL-G630 802.11g/b Wireless Adapter

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DWL-G630 WinXP SP3

Hi all, i have the above mentioned card and since i have installed windows XP service pack 3, i cant use the D-link utility that came with.
is this a driver issue or is the utility not compatible with SP3?

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  • chowzen May 08, 2008

    thanks shindou,

    it works this way.

  • pasqualpp May 10, 2008

    the problem I have is same. At start the airgcfg.exe and wzcsldr2.exe can not start as the process apsgetinterface and apsinitialize are respectively not found in the dynamic library wlanapi.dll

  • tovt Jul 07, 2008

    The same problem. Just installed SP3. AirGCFG.exe (e.g., when D-Link AirPlus Utility is trying to start) reports "Enter point to aspGetInterfaceCount is not found in wlanapi.dll".
    Can't find any solution at D-Link site. 

  • rbentley Aug 10, 2008

    I had the device working fine on SP2 but then I installed SP3 and had the wlanapi.dll problems. So I downloaded and installed the new drivers from the D-Link website, but now when I plug in the device I get the message "Wireless networks detected......to see the list and connect click this message" and when I click it and get the Choose a Wireless network dialogue box it says that "No wireless networks were found in range". I have uninstalled, installed, and tried everything I can think of but still get the same result. The device is ok as it works on another computer (but running on SP2). Any suggestions - I am desperate!

    Richard


  • Anonymous Dec 20, 2008

    I tried all the fixes suggested by people on this website, but nothing worked, not even the new drivers on the manufacturer's website. In the end I wiped the hard drive and reinstalled Windows XP SP2. The lesson to be learned is: Never trust any updates by Microsoft.

  • Anonymous Feb 22, 2009

    wont work after service pack 3 installed

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Hi everyone who upgraded to SP3 or Vista! I just wanted to let you know that I also encountered the same exact problem when upgrading another person's computer, and the answer to your question (which has already been suggested) is to get the updated driver directly from the manufacturer:
http://support.dlink.com/faq/view.asp?prod_id=3002&orig=1

Make sure you click on the driver for your EXACT model number. If you do not have internet connectivity at all on the affected computer, then dowload the driver's zip file to a portable USB memory stick (or CD, or DVD) on another computer and transfer it to the affected computer that way.

Next, unplug the D-Link.

Next, open the Zip file with the driver and run the setup.exe file. It will uninstall the existing installation first. Then you have to RE-click on the setup.exe file to reinstall the correct driver. If it asks you if you wan to use the Windows Zero Configuration Utility, tell it Yes.

This is absolutely the correct answer/solution. No guesswork involved.

-Tha Mp3 Doctor

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Not found aspGetInterfaceCount
and wlanapi.dll. and also AirGCFG.exe

Posted on Sep 15, 2008

I've got the problem "this device cannot start" please help me

Posted on Jul 14, 2008

Best bet would be to install the new drivers off the manufacturers website:

http://support.dlink.com/faq/view.asp?prod_id=3002

Posted on May 29, 2008

I ran into the same prob a few minutes ago, but found at last a temporary solution. Have a look into the (hidden) folder %windir% \ $NTServicePackUninstall$. There you'll find the old wlanapi.dll, size 228KB. Rename the SP3 wlanapi.dll, size 66KB, in folder %windir% \ system32 and in (hidden) folder %windir% \ system32 \ dllcache
to wlanapi.dll.sp3 -- as an example. Then copy the pre-SP3 wlanapi.dll, as found in the uninstall-folder, to folder %windir% \ system32, reboot, you're done. As far as I had to check out a couple of wlan-related items in such a short time, I couldn't see any inconvenience right now. Try it out for yourself. cheers, Frank.
PS: If you don't have a clue what I am talking about, you should refrain from doing so.

Posted on May 16, 2008

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You can try using the wireless zero configuration utility of the computer. The adapter is said to be compatible with XP but there are no releases yet if the software that comes with it is compatible with XP's new service pack.

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This should help you also

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Cesar.pratto@gmail.com


Hi , yes it's a known problem and Microsoft/DLink both has confirmed that.


Please download the updated drivers by clicking on the link. below. AS er your information your router's model no. is the 6th entry on the page.DWL-G630_revE. Download and re-install the drivers.
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http://support.dlink.com/faq/view.asp?prod_id=3002&orig=1


For more information

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