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64 bit USB driver

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16th November 2008, 12:35 AM   |  #1  
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Dunno if anyone actually uses 64 bit Vista around here, but if you do, I made a 64 bit version of the USB driver. It's unsigned, so before installing it you'll have to put Vista into test mode or it will refuse to load the driver:

1) Type "bcdedit /set testsigning on" at an admin command prompt
2) Reboot
3) Check to see if the desktop says "Test Mode" on the corners

(I'm not paying $300/yr for a kernel code signing certificate)

After that you should be able to install it like a normal driver. If adb seems to be freezing occassionally, try using adb_fixed.exe instead (don't forget to kill the adb server first).
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16th November 2008, 06:10 AM   |  #2  
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Sweet! Thanks so much. I have XP 64 but it should work fine
16th November 2008, 10:43 PM   |  #3  
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dammit! a bit too late...i used vmware on my 64bit vista to create a virtual machine and 32 bit drivers..lol
but thank you for the drivers...will make my life easier

and welcome to xdadevs!
16th November 2008, 11:33 PM   |  #4  
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thank you, I like wise used a work around and dual booted xp and xp x64 so I could use the drivers but I will definilty thankfully switch back over to x64 now thanks much!
17th November 2008, 03:59 AM   |  #5  
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it works!

i'm working with original adb, no hangs at all.
17th November 2008, 05:19 AM   |  #6  
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Quote:
Originally Posted by aziwoqpd

Dunno if anyone actually uses 64 bit Vista around here, but if you do, I made a 64 bit version of the USB driver. It's unsigned, so before installing it you'll have to put Vista into test mode or it will refuse to load the driver:

1) Type "bcdedit /set testsigning on" at an admin command prompt
2) Reboot
3) Check to see if the desktop says "Test Mode" on the corners

(I'm not paying $300/yr for a kernel code signing certificate)

After that you should be able to install it like a normal driver. If adb seems to be freezing occassionally, try using adb_fixed.exe instead (don't forget to kill the adb server first).

Awesome! You should see if you can get the changes submitted to Google and then they might be inclined to release it with their signing cert.
17th November 2008, 07:16 AM   |  #7  
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sweet, would be greta to add to the wiki
17th November 2008, 07:34 AM   |  #8  
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Nice job aziwoqpd! I don't use vista myself, but lack of 64 bit vista drivers was a glaring problem.

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Thanks a lot, works like a charm

(Using Vista64 business edition)
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8th December 2008, 06:21 PM   |  #10  
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Hey, that's sounds really great ! Congratulations...

Can you provide the sources to your modifications ?

I'd like to be able to rebuild this myself. Yes, I'm a little anxious at the idea of installing a random driver from the Internet on my system ;)

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