EFA Linker 256mb

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  1. saulat_99
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    I just received my first cartridge and am having issues with it. I have windows xp and cant seem to get the driver installed. I tried doing it in safe mode as was suggested in places. I also tried numerous times to install from the found new hardware wizard. The first screen asks to connect to windows update which I click no and then next. I then click to install from a specific location and on the next screen to choose the driver myself without searching. It says to select a hardware type which I clicked all hardware types. It asks to select the device driver I want to install and I click have disk and browse to the efa_driver folder. This does not work. I have release version 2.81 for the cartridge. Thanks for any help.
     
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    Try it in another USB port. Try unplugging all other USB devices and then re-trying. Sometimes USB flash kits can be a pain in the backside.

    Also, I hope you don't have an Nvidia Nforce chipset on your motherboard, otherwise, even if you do get it installed; it won't work! [​IMG]
     
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    I think I do have an Nvidia chip set. Its a pain to try taking all those out but I will. I have two usb 1.0 slots and then a pcmcia slot expansion adding 4 usb 2.0 slots. I know I have an nvidia graphics card. Its a dell 8200 inspiron P4.

    Is the cart/software compatible with macs?

    Maybe I will try selling it and getting a new card or just trying a different computer.
     
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    Oh, yeah...

    Is there another version of the drivers that would work or be easier to install. I had issues downloading anything from the main site and found the aforementioned version on a separate site.
     
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    Problem solved. I emailed jandaman, the place I purchased from. They replied and informed me to use one of the drivers from their site. The EFA simple client worked for me and it is now charging.
     
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    Congrats on the cart. I still use mine to this day for GBA.
     
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    Thanks, I just think I should have waited till I was paid and got a larger one. It works great I am playing with it now.