Delipunch
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Pi Zero Windows Drivers?

Sat Dec 16, 2017 11:32 pm

When I use the serial or ethernet usb gadget modes on the zero, windows tries to install device drivers, but can't find any. Does anyone know where to find them? Only a link to a OS version selection page is needed.

Names for the devices
g_serial:
Gadget Serial v2.4

g_ether:
RNDIS/Ethernet Gadget


(I use windows strictly for software compatibility reasons, and wine doesn't run everything I need well enough)

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HawaiianPi
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Re: Pi Zero Windows Drivers?

Sun Dec 17, 2017 10:54 am

What version of Windows are you using?

Are you sure you correctly added dtoverlay=dwc2 as a new line in config.txt, and modules-load=dwc2,g_ether to the end of the line in cmdline.txt? Make sure cmdline.txt is all one single line with no breaks. Make sure you use a pure text editor that doesn't embed hidden formatting codes.

If those files were edited correctly, the driver should be installed automatically by Windows 7 or later, but if it isn't you can try and install it manually.

This is how it's identified on my system.
Image

And this should be the corresponding driver from Microsoft.
http://www.catalog.update.microsoft.com ... 8e439f90a2

Since it installed automatically on my system, I don't know if this will work, but the driver details match. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
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Delipunch
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Re: Pi Zero Windows Drivers?

Sun Dec 17, 2017 12:04 pm

HawaiianPi wrote:
Sun Dec 17, 2017 10:54 am
What version of Windows are you using?
Win7 32-bit SP1 (I think it's SP1?)
Are you sure you correctly added dtoverlay=dwc2 as a new line in config.txt, and modules-load=dwc2,g_ether to the end of the line in cmdline.txt? Make sure cmdline.txt is all one single line with no breaks. Make sure you use a pure text editor that doesn't embed hidden formatting codes.
I have made sure, I did edit with nano on the pi
If those files were edited correctly, the driver should be installed automatically by Windows 7 or later, but if it isn't you can try and install it manually.
It hasn't installed automatically, which is the problem.
This is how it's identified on my system.
Image

And this should be the corresponding driver from Microsoft.
http://www.catalog.update.microsoft.com ... 8e439f90a2

Since it installed automatically on my system, I don't know if this will work, but the driver details match. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
That URL gives a 8DD0010 error on the site when I try to download it... I shall look for it elsewhere, however, and report back

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HawaiianPi
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Re: Pi Zero Windows Drivers?

Tue Dec 19, 2017 1:17 am

Sorry... that link used to work. Try here instead...

http://www.catalog.update.microsoft.com ... S%20Gadget
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