Solved ExpressCard 54 (USB3.0) Wont work on Vista (Error 10 on Device Manager)

Joadix100

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I recently bought an ExpressCard54 to add USB 3.0 to my old Windows Vista 2007 Laptop (I was intending to use it to clone hard drives with high Speed USB 3 Equippment) and when i installed it everything was fine until i tried to install drivers, the system crashed, it seems that the drivers in the CD included were for Windows 7 and above, so i looked up in the Microsoft Catalog and found Windows Vista drivers, installed them and the system didnt crash, but it gave me Error 10 and it wasnt Working even after restarting and trying with Fresco Logic (Brand of the Card) Generic Drivers for Vista

I have Windows Vista SP2 6003 x86 (I installed All Windows Vista and Server 2008 Updates i could [I have over 500 Updates installed including updates for Office 2010 and .NET])
All drivers up to date in their Windows Vista version
 

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SIW2

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Install the driver framwork update windows6.0-kb2864202-x64.msu ( if you already have it, it will just say not applicable )

Then install the xhci and ( optionally) the uasp drivers. All in the attached zip file.
 

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Joadix100

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I couldnt install the xHCI Driver, gives me error that there is no compatible device (i run 32 bit WinV and tried both 32 and 64 bit drivers)
 

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    Intel Celeron 540
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    Acer Arcadia
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    2GB DDR2 SODIMM 533MHz (2x1GB)
    Graphics card(s)
    Intel 965 Express Chipset Family
    Sound Card
    Realtek HD
    Monitor(s) Displays
    Integrated
    Screen Resolution
    1280x800
    Hard Drives
    Hitachi 700GB SATA3
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    Integrated
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    Logitech M170
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SIW2

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    nvidia 9500GT 1gb
  • Operating System
    win7/vista
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    intel i5-8400
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    gigabyte b365m ds3h
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Joadix100

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DISM++ does not show me any "Driver" option in te pane
 

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    Windows 10 Pro x64
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    Intel Core i3-5005u
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    Acer Aspire
    Memory
    16GB DDR3L SODIMM 1600MHz (2x8GB)
    Graphics Card(s)
    Intel HD 5500
    Sound Card
    Realtek HD
    Monitor(s) Displays
    Integrated monitor
    Screen Resolution
    1366x768
    Hard Drives
    Crucial BX500 SSD 1TB
    Cooling
    Integrated
    Mouse
    Trust GXT 152
    Keyboard
    Integrated
    Internet Speed
    40Mbps/10Mbps
    Other Info
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    Windows Vista Home Premium SP2 x64
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    Acer Aspire 5315
    CPU
    Intel Celeron 540
    Motherboard
    Acer Arcadia
    Memory
    2GB DDR2 SODIMM 533MHz (2x1GB)
    Graphics card(s)
    Intel 965 Express Chipset Family
    Sound Card
    Realtek HD
    Monitor(s) Displays
    Integrated
    Screen Resolution
    1280x800
    Hard Drives
    Hitachi 700GB SATA3
    Cooling
    Integrated
    Mouse
    Logitech M170
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    Integrated
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    40Mbps/10Mbps
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SIW2

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No, dism++ cant install drivers on vista. It can only do drivers for win7 and newer. Dism++ can install updates on vista.

Did you try browsing to the drivers from device manager?
 

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    Intel E8400
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    ASRock1333-GLAN R2.0
    Memory
    4gb DDR2 800
    Graphics Card(s)
    nvidia 9500GT 1gb
  • Operating System
    win7/vista
    CPU
    intel i5-8400
    Motherboard
    gigabyte b365m ds3h
    Memory
    ballistix 2x8gb 3200

Joadix100

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No, dism++ cant install drivers on vista. It can only do drivers for win7 and newer. Dism++ can install updates on vista.

Did you try browsing to the drivers from device manager?
Yes, i tried, that was the first thing i tried
 

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    Windows 10 Pro x64
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    Acer Aspire ES1-571-38TE
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    Intel Core i3-5005u
    Motherboard
    Acer Aspire
    Memory
    16GB DDR3L SODIMM 1600MHz (2x8GB)
    Graphics Card(s)
    Intel HD 5500
    Sound Card
    Realtek HD
    Monitor(s) Displays
    Integrated monitor
    Screen Resolution
    1366x768
    Hard Drives
    Crucial BX500 SSD 1TB
    Cooling
    Integrated
    Mouse
    Trust GXT 152
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    Integrated
    Internet Speed
    40Mbps/10Mbps
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  • Operating System
    Windows Vista Home Premium SP2 x64
    Manufacturer/Model
    Acer Aspire 5315
    CPU
    Intel Celeron 540
    Motherboard
    Acer Arcadia
    Memory
    2GB DDR2 SODIMM 533MHz (2x1GB)
    Graphics card(s)
    Intel 965 Express Chipset Family
    Sound Card
    Realtek HD
    Monitor(s) Displays
    Integrated
    Screen Resolution
    1280x800
    Hard Drives
    Hitachi 700GB SATA3
    Cooling
    Integrated
    Mouse
    Logitech M170
    Keyboard
    Integrated
    Internet Speed
    40Mbps/10Mbps
    Other Info
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SIW2

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I used peimg to install drivers in vista boot.wim and vuisetup for install.wim

I am not sure how you would coax them into an already installed vista image.
 

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  • Operating System
    Vista
    CPU
    Intel E8400
    Motherboard
    ASRock1333-GLAN R2.0
    Memory
    4gb DDR2 800
    Graphics Card(s)
    nvidia 9500GT 1gb
  • Operating System
    win7/vista
    CPU
    intel i5-8400
    Motherboard
    gigabyte b365m ds3h
    Memory
    ballistix 2x8gb 3200

Joadix100

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I used peimg to install drivers in vista boot.wim and vuisetup for install.wim

I am not sure how you would coax them into an already installed vista image.
So.... which are my options? I Won´t give up on Vista
 

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    Windows 10 Pro x64
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    Acer Aspire ES1-571-38TE
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    Intel Core i3-5005u
    Motherboard
    Acer Aspire
    Memory
    16GB DDR3L SODIMM 1600MHz (2x8GB)
    Graphics Card(s)
    Intel HD 5500
    Sound Card
    Realtek HD
    Monitor(s) Displays
    Integrated monitor
    Screen Resolution
    1366x768
    Hard Drives
    Crucial BX500 SSD 1TB
    Cooling
    Integrated
    Mouse
    Trust GXT 152
    Keyboard
    Integrated
    Internet Speed
    40Mbps/10Mbps
    Other Info
    https://www.acer.com/ac/es/AR/content/support-product/6654?b=1&pn=NX.GCEAL.004
  • Operating System
    Windows Vista Home Premium SP2 x64
    Manufacturer/Model
    Acer Aspire 5315
    CPU
    Intel Celeron 540
    Motherboard
    Acer Arcadia
    Memory
    2GB DDR2 SODIMM 533MHz (2x1GB)
    Graphics card(s)
    Intel 965 Express Chipset Family
    Sound Card
    Realtek HD
    Monitor(s) Displays
    Integrated
    Screen Resolution
    1280x800
    Hard Drives
    Hitachi 700GB SATA3
    Cooling
    Integrated
    Mouse
    Logitech M170
    Keyboard
    Integrated
    Internet Speed
    40Mbps/10Mbps
    Other Info
    https://www.acer.com/ac/es/AR/content/support-product/50?b=1

SIW2

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Working on my vista - I had previously integrated them into installation media.

2021-09-24_201051.jpg

You could try pnputil command example
pnputil.exe -i -a c:\usbcam\USBCAM.INF -> Add and install driver package
 

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    Intel E8400
    Motherboard
    ASRock1333-GLAN R2.0
    Memory
    4gb DDR2 800
    Graphics Card(s)
    nvidia 9500GT 1gb
  • Operating System
    win7/vista
    CPU
    intel i5-8400
    Motherboard
    gigabyte b365m ds3h
    Memory
    ballistix 2x8gb 3200

SIW2

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Vista x64 Seems to run ok on 365 mobo with 8th gen cpu. No igpu drivers, so just using the basic vga graphics.
Separate graphics card should work fine.

vista-b365-msinfo32.jpg
 

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    Intel E8400
    Motherboard
    ASRock1333-GLAN R2.0
    Memory
    4gb DDR2 800
    Graphics Card(s)
    nvidia 9500GT 1gb
  • Operating System
    win7/vista
    CPU
    intel i5-8400
    Motherboard
    gigabyte b365m ds3h
    Memory
    ballistix 2x8gb 3200

Joadix100

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"Error adding driver package: invalid INF file was transmitted as parameter" (Text in spanish translated for you by me)
 

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    Windows 10 Pro x64
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    Intel Core i3-5005u
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    Acer Aspire
    Memory
    16GB DDR3L SODIMM 1600MHz (2x8GB)
    Graphics Card(s)
    Intel HD 5500
    Sound Card
    Realtek HD
    Monitor(s) Displays
    Integrated monitor
    Screen Resolution
    1366x768
    Hard Drives
    Crucial BX500 SSD 1TB
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    Integrated
    Mouse
    Trust GXT 152
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    40Mbps/10Mbps
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    Windows Vista Home Premium SP2 x64
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    Acer Aspire 5315
    CPU
    Intel Celeron 540
    Motherboard
    Acer Arcadia
    Memory
    2GB DDR2 SODIMM 533MHz (2x1GB)
    Graphics card(s)
    Intel 965 Express Chipset Family
    Sound Card
    Realtek HD
    Monitor(s) Displays
    Integrated
    Screen Resolution
    1280x800
    Hard Drives
    Hitachi 700GB SATA3
    Cooling
    Integrated
    Mouse
    Logitech M170
    Keyboard
    Integrated
    Internet Speed
    40Mbps/10Mbps
    Other Info
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SIW2

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You could run double driver and see if you can restore from the backed up usb3 I have included.
 

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    Vista
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    Intel E8400
    Motherboard
    ASRock1333-GLAN R2.0
    Memory
    4gb DDR2 800
    Graphics Card(s)
    nvidia 9500GT 1gb
  • Operating System
    win7/vista
    CPU
    intel i5-8400
    Motherboard
    gigabyte b365m ds3h
    Memory
    ballistix 2x8gb 3200

Joadix100

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When i try to restore it gives me the Error: Cannot find the specified module: "dd.dll"
 

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  • Operating System
    Windows 10 Pro x64
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    Acer Aspire ES1-571-38TE
    CPU
    Intel Core i3-5005u
    Motherboard
    Acer Aspire
    Memory
    16GB DDR3L SODIMM 1600MHz (2x8GB)
    Graphics Card(s)
    Intel HD 5500
    Sound Card
    Realtek HD
    Monitor(s) Displays
    Integrated monitor
    Screen Resolution
    1366x768
    Hard Drives
    Crucial BX500 SSD 1TB
    Cooling
    Integrated
    Mouse
    Trust GXT 152
    Keyboard
    Integrated
    Internet Speed
    40Mbps/10Mbps
    Other Info
    https://www.acer.com/ac/es/AR/content/support-product/6654?b=1&pn=NX.GCEAL.004
  • Operating System
    Windows Vista Home Premium SP2 x64
    Manufacturer/Model
    Acer Aspire 5315
    CPU
    Intel Celeron 540
    Motherboard
    Acer Arcadia
    Memory
    2GB DDR2 SODIMM 533MHz (2x1GB)
    Graphics card(s)
    Intel 965 Express Chipset Family
    Sound Card
    Realtek HD
    Monitor(s) Displays
    Integrated
    Screen Resolution
    1280x800
    Hard Drives
    Hitachi 700GB SATA3
    Cooling
    Integrated
    Mouse
    Logitech M170
    Keyboard
    Integrated
    Internet Speed
    40Mbps/10Mbps
    Other Info
    https://www.acer.com/ac/es/AR/content/support-product/50?b=1

Vistaar

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  • Operating System
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    Intel Q6600
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    NVIDIA GeForce 8500 GT

Joadix100

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My Computers

System One System Two

  • Operating System
    Windows 10 Pro x64
    Manufacturer/Model
    Acer Aspire ES1-571-38TE
    CPU
    Intel Core i3-5005u
    Motherboard
    Acer Aspire
    Memory
    16GB DDR3L SODIMM 1600MHz (2x8GB)
    Graphics Card(s)
    Intel HD 5500
    Sound Card
    Realtek HD
    Monitor(s) Displays
    Integrated monitor
    Screen Resolution
    1366x768
    Hard Drives
    Crucial BX500 SSD 1TB
    Cooling
    Integrated
    Mouse
    Trust GXT 152
    Keyboard
    Integrated
    Internet Speed
    40Mbps/10Mbps
    Other Info
    https://www.acer.com/ac/es/AR/content/support-product/6654?b=1&pn=NX.GCEAL.004
  • Operating System
    Windows Vista Home Premium SP2 x64
    Manufacturer/Model
    Acer Aspire 5315
    CPU
    Intel Celeron 540
    Motherboard
    Acer Arcadia
    Memory
    2GB DDR2 SODIMM 533MHz (2x1GB)
    Graphics card(s)
    Intel 965 Express Chipset Family
    Sound Card
    Realtek HD
    Monitor(s) Displays
    Integrated
    Screen Resolution
    1280x800
    Hard Drives
    Hitachi 700GB SATA3
    Cooling
    Integrated
    Mouse
    Logitech M170
    Keyboard
    Integrated
    Internet Speed
    40Mbps/10Mbps
    Other Info
    https://www.acer.com/ac/es/AR/content/support-product/50?b=1

SIW2

Vista Guru
Gold Member
dd.dll put it next to dd.exe
 
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My Computers

System One System Two

  • Operating System
    Vista
    CPU
    Intel E8400
    Motherboard
    ASRock1333-GLAN R2.0
    Memory
    4gb DDR2 800
    Graphics Card(s)
    nvidia 9500GT 1gb
  • Operating System
    win7/vista
    CPU
    intel i5-8400
    Motherboard
    gigabyte b365m ds3h
    Memory
    ballistix 2x8gb 3200

Joadix100

Member
The good news is that i could install the drivers (DD did it) , the bad ones is that they are not visible in device manager and the ExCard54 is still not working
 

My Computers

System One System Two

  • Operating System
    Windows 10 Pro x64
    Manufacturer/Model
    Acer Aspire ES1-571-38TE
    CPU
    Intel Core i3-5005u
    Motherboard
    Acer Aspire
    Memory
    16GB DDR3L SODIMM 1600MHz (2x8GB)
    Graphics Card(s)
    Intel HD 5500
    Sound Card
    Realtek HD
    Monitor(s) Displays
    Integrated monitor
    Screen Resolution
    1366x768
    Hard Drives
    Crucial BX500 SSD 1TB
    Cooling
    Integrated
    Mouse
    Trust GXT 152
    Keyboard
    Integrated
    Internet Speed
    40Mbps/10Mbps
    Other Info
    https://www.acer.com/ac/es/AR/content/support-product/6654?b=1&pn=NX.GCEAL.004
  • Operating System
    Windows Vista Home Premium SP2 x64
    Manufacturer/Model
    Acer Aspire 5315
    CPU
    Intel Celeron 540
    Motherboard
    Acer Arcadia
    Memory
    2GB DDR2 SODIMM 533MHz (2x1GB)
    Graphics card(s)
    Intel 965 Express Chipset Family
    Sound Card
    Realtek HD
    Monitor(s) Displays
    Integrated
    Screen Resolution
    1280x800
    Hard Drives
    Hitachi 700GB SATA3
    Cooling
    Integrated
    Mouse
    Logitech M170
    Keyboard
    Integrated
    Internet Speed
    40Mbps/10Mbps
    Other Info
    https://www.acer.com/ac/es/AR/content/support-product/50?b=1

SIW2

Vista Guru
Gold Member
does the excard show in devmgmt
 

My Computers

System One System Two

  • Operating System
    Vista
    CPU
    Intel E8400
    Motherboard
    ASRock1333-GLAN R2.0
    Memory
    4gb DDR2 800
    Graphics Card(s)
    nvidia 9500GT 1gb
  • Operating System
    win7/vista
    CPU
    intel i5-8400
    Motherboard
    gigabyte b365m ds3h
    Memory
    ballistix 2x8gb 3200

Joadix100

Member

My Computers

System One System Two

  • Operating System
    Windows 10 Pro x64
    Manufacturer/Model
    Acer Aspire ES1-571-38TE
    CPU
    Intel Core i3-5005u
    Motherboard
    Acer Aspire
    Memory
    16GB DDR3L SODIMM 1600MHz (2x8GB)
    Graphics Card(s)
    Intel HD 5500
    Sound Card
    Realtek HD
    Monitor(s) Displays
    Integrated monitor
    Screen Resolution
    1366x768
    Hard Drives
    Crucial BX500 SSD 1TB
    Cooling
    Integrated
    Mouse
    Trust GXT 152
    Keyboard
    Integrated
    Internet Speed
    40Mbps/10Mbps
    Other Info
    https://www.acer.com/ac/es/AR/content/support-product/6654?b=1&pn=NX.GCEAL.004
  • Operating System
    Windows Vista Home Premium SP2 x64
    Manufacturer/Model
    Acer Aspire 5315
    CPU
    Intel Celeron 540
    Motherboard
    Acer Arcadia
    Memory
    2GB DDR2 SODIMM 533MHz (2x1GB)
    Graphics card(s)
    Intel 965 Express Chipset Family
    Sound Card
    Realtek HD
    Monitor(s) Displays
    Integrated
    Screen Resolution
    1280x800
    Hard Drives
    Hitachi 700GB SATA3
    Cooling
    Integrated
    Mouse
    Logitech M170
    Keyboard
    Integrated
    Internet Speed
    40Mbps/10Mbps
    Other Info
    https://www.acer.com/ac/es/AR/content/support-product/50?b=1
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