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|Installing the USB drivers using Hardware Wizard|
Please download and unzip the appropriate driver to an empty directory before doing either the WIN7 or XP install instructions below. Links to the drivers: Gemini-II.inf file for 32 bit or Gemini-II64.inf for 64bit.
For Windows 7:
Plug in the Gemini-II into your computer. Yes you will get a message that it cannot install this device. The following steps should fix that. Also download the appropriate driver and unzip it to a new empty folder that is easy to browse to.
You should now see this driver as a com port in Device manager. You can use device manager to change it if necessary.
The USB drivers are not signed drivers. Therefore Windows 8 is going to refuse installing the drivers with a message that you cannot install unsigned drivers. Here is the way around that.
To install the drivers you need to load the driver during the start of the system. Here are the instructions to load unsigned drivers in Windows 8.
For Windows XP:
The following steps should install the USB.inf file. Download the appropriate driver and unzip it to a new empty folder that is easy to browse to.
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