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Manual Installation of Gadget Driver on Windows

If a problem occurs during the driver installation, it is possible to manually install the drivers for Gadget or the ETCnomad channel dongle on a Windows PC by pointing Device Manager to the correct location.

This could be seen by a Gadget plugged into a computer and having a blinking green light.

  1. Go to Start -> Run (Windows+R) and type “devmgmt.msc”
    Alternate: in the Start Menu, search for Device Manager
  2. In Device Manager, locate the entry for the Gadget or the Dongle. It may show up in ETC USB Interfaces or in Other Devices.
  3. Device-Manager.jpg
  4. Right click on it and choose Update Driver. If there isn’t an option available for Update Driver, select Properties instead and choose Update Driver from the tabs.
  5. In the dialog, choose “Browse my computer for driver software”
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  7. For Gadget (original, 1 port): Click Browse and navigate to the HighSpeed_Pipeline_Drivers folder. (C:\Program Files\ETC\Highspeed_Pipeline_Drivers or C:\Program Files (x86)\ETC\Highspeed_Pipeline_Drivers). Click Next.  
    For Gadget II (2 port): Click Browse and navigate to ETC_WinUSB_Drivers folder (C:\Program Files (x86)\ETC\ETC_WinUSB_Drivers)
  8. Gadget-drivers.jpg
  9. The computer will load the drivers and the Gadget should now show up in the ETC USB Interfaces section.  The ETCnomad Channel Dongle can be found in the Universal Serial Bus Controllers section and will be labeled as SafeNet, Inc. HASP Key and another line labeled SafeNet Inc. USB Key.
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