How to install Belkin Wireless drivers for Windows 7

I recently ran into trouble using my Belkin Wireless G Plus Mimo dongle on Windows 7 and couldn’t find any guides on how to get it going. I ended up finding a tip in a forum that worked so hopefully this will help anyone else who has this problem.

Step 1:

With the device plugged into the computer, go into the Start Menu, right-click on Computer, and click Properties.

Step 2:

In the window that pops up, click Device Manager.

Step 3:

In the new window, there should be a big list of devices, including the one you want in the Other devices section, listed as Unknown Device.
If there are multiple unknown devices there, you can check which one is the Belkin dongle by right-clicking it and clicking Properties, going to the Details tab, and on that tab you should see something similar to USB\VID_0CF3&PID_3000 when you’re on the right one.

Step 4:

Right-click on the unknown device and click Update Driver Software…, then Browse my computer for driver software and Let me pick from a list of device drivers on my computer.

Step 5:

Now we are going to choose a device that uses the same hardware as the Belkin device.
Go down the list, select Network adapters and click Next

Step 6:

Select the first Ralink Technology Corp from the Manufacturer list, and then choose RT73 USB Wireless LAN Card in the Network Adapter list.
Then click Yes in the warning window.

Worked for me :)

Framedoubling/60fps conversion guide updated

The framedoubling/60fps conversion guide has been updated.

It’s here.

Changes since previous update:

  • Updated InterFrame to 2.6.0
  • Added a tip about using framedoubling mode
  • Updated most images to reflect the minor changes to MeGUI
  • Minor improvements to instructions

Universal Media Server 4.1.2 released


This release improves speed, improves file and renderer support and fixes bugs!

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Release details

Changes since 4.1.1:

  • General:
    • Folder population speed improvements with filename prettifying enabled
    • Web interface client-side speed improvements
    • Web interface design tweaks
    • Expanded filename prettifying
    • Split the renderer option SupportedSubtitlesFormats into SupportedExternalSubtitlesFormats and SupportedInternalSubtitlesFormats
    • Optimized video bitrate over wireless connections
    • Made more strings translatable
    • Fixed FFmpeg not working on OS X
    • Fixed FFmpeg to MEncoder deferral via the Transcode folder
    • Fixed subtitles being transcoded when they didn’t need to be
    • Fixed web thumbnails sometimes
    • Fixed the Windows installer downloading the 32-bit version of Java on 64-bit systems
    • Fixed the Windows installer offering to automatically close UMS
  • Renderers:
    • Improved support for Panasonic TX-L32V10E TVs
    • Improved support for Samsung renderers
  • Languages:
    • Updated Czech translation
    • Updated French translation (thanks, Kirvx!)
  • External Components:
    • Updated FFmpeg for OS X to g7cf1f0f, which:
      • Improves support for many containers and codecs
      • Fixes bugs
    • Updated jQuery to 1.11.1, which:
      • Fixes bugs
    • Updated NSIS LockedList to 3.0.0.3, which:
      • Adds support for detecting 64-bit processes
      • Fixes bugs

InterFrame 2.6.0 released

This update adds a new option “FrameDouble” for users who always want to double the framerate.

For more details, please see the main post.

Changes since 2.5.2:

  • Added new boolean option “FrameDouble”, which when set to “true” will always double the framerate of the input video, unless NewNum is greater than 0.
  • Updated the “Recommended” script in the documentation

Universal Media Server 4.1.1 released


This release improves speed, improves file support and fixes bugs!

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Release details

Changes since 4.1.0:

  • General:
    • Made videos start faster sometimes when using FFmpeg
    • Improved accuracy when parsing rare files
    • Improved folder population speed
    • Fixed x264 transcoding when using recent versions of MEncoder
    • Fixed Windows Java 6 versions trying to update to Java 7
  • Renderers:
    • Fixed external subtitle streaming support on Samsung TVs
  • Languages:
    • Updated French translation (thanks, Kirvx!)
    • Updated Spanish translation
  • External Components:
    • Updated MPlayer/MEncoder for Windows to SB59, which:
      • Fixes decoding of PGS subtitles
      • Improves support for many containers and codecs
      • Improves 3D compatibility on some devices
      • Fixes bugs
    • Updated Netty to 3.9.4, which:
      • Improves security
      • Fixes bugs
      • Improves memory use

MPlayer & MEncoder SB59 released

MPlayer logo
For more details, please see the main post.

Changes since SB58:

  • Synchronised with r37259, which:
    • Fixes decoding of PGS subtitles
  • Updated FFmpeg to 596636a, which:
    • Improves support for many containers and codecs
    • Fixes bugs
  • Updated x264 to r2453, which:
    • Fixes 3D compatibility on some devices
    • Fixes bugs
    • Better optimizations for some CPUs

Universal Media Server 4.1.0 released


This release improves file support – especially for files with subtitles – improves speed, adds Xbox One support, fixes bugs and more!

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Release details

Changes since 4.0.3:

  • General:
    • Added previous and next buttons to web interface
    • Added the ability to prioritize renderer loading order
    • Windows uninstaller no longer deletes custom renderer configs
    • Windows uninstaller no longer leaves behind unused files
    • Windows automatic updater downloads the correct build for the user’s Java version
    • FFmpeg defers to MEncoder for transcoding subtitles by default
    • Fixed subtitles stretching bug
    • Fixed startup crash on non-Windows operating systems
    • Fixed subtitles not being transcoded when the renderer supported streaming the file
    • Fixed automatic wireless quality optimizations not being applied
    • Improved logging and log packing
    • Speed improvements
  • Renderers:
    • Added support for Xbox One via DLNA
    • Improved support for Panasonic VT60 TVs
  • Languages:
    • Updated Spanish translation (thanks, AlfredoRamos!)
  • External Components:
    • Updated Java Runtime Environment automatic downloader for Windows to 8u20, which:
      • Improves security
    • Updated FFmpeg for Windows and OS X to builds from 2014-08-28, which:
      • Improves support for many containers and codecs
      • Fixes bugs

Redesign

I’ve just published our new website design, which looks much better on more screen sizes from large monitors to small smart phones.
I started with the Wilson theme by Anders Noren and modified it a lot.
If anyone has any suggestions or bug reports please feel free to let me know in the comments :)

UMSBuilder 1.8.0 released


UMSBuilder automatically builds the latest revision of UMS for Windows and Linux.

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Release details

Changes since 1.7.1:

  • General:
    • Made the Linux script keep the external components
  • External components:
    • Updated Maven to 3.2.3, which:
      • Adds more HTTPS access
    • Updated Java to 1.7.67, which:
      • Improves security

Universal Media Server 4.0.3 released


This release improves folder population speed, fixes external subtitles and file support bugs, fixes and updates translations and more!

Download: http://www.universalmediaserver.com

Release details: http://www.universalmediaserver.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=2096

Changes since 4.0.2:

  • General:
    • Fixed MP4 support on some renderers
    • Fixed transcoded video resolutions with odd numbers on some renderers
    • Fixed error when retrieving audio channels
    • Updated descriptions in UMS.conf
  • Renderers:
    • Fixed audio support on WDTV Live (thanks, DualC!)
    • Fixed external subtitle support on Samsung devices
    • Improved support for Panasonic VT60 TVs
  • Languages:
    • Fixed Spanish translation
    • Updated most translations in minor ways
    • Updated Dutch translation (thanks, leroy!)
  • External Components:
    • Updated MediaInfo for Windows to 0.7.69, which:
      • Improves folder population times
      • Improves stability
      • Improves detection of HEVC streams
      • Fixes bugs

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