Requires signed drivers... program may not work properly

DesoShade

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Well then. How bout that? I should have just gotten Vista 32bit. I just tried to install a program on Vista and Vista turned up it's nose.
Sorry Dwayne, but I refuse to install this driver. It hasn't been signed!

And I replied with, You fool, this is a legit program, there's nothing wrong with it. It will work just fine. Install it.

And vista says to me, Well I don't want to.

Then I replied with, do it anyway. Your my computer, my operating system, you do what I say.

And then Vista laughed.

Is there a work around that I can set up to get Vista to install these "unsigned drivers"?
 

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johngalt

Antidisestablishmentarianist
Vista Guru
you have to run Vista with the option to allow for unsigned drivers - reboot, hit F8 repeatedly until you get the Vista menu, and select (I beleive) Allow Vista to use unsigned drivers.

Be warned, though that this is something you'll have to do *every time* you boot.
 

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DesoShade

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Blaaaaaah. That's a pain. :) Come to think of it, I do believe I've heard that somewhere before... Can't remember where though and I had completely forgotten about it.
 

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johngalt

Antidisestablishmentarianist
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Yeah, it is - but I figured I better warn you now then you get it working and then reboot only to have it not work again....
 

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    The Beast Model V (homebrew)
    CPU
    Intel Core i7 965 EE @ 3.6 GHz
    Motherboard
    eVGA X58 Classified 3 (141-GT-E770-A1)
    Memory
    3 * Mushkin 998981 Redline Enhanced triple channel DDR3 4 GB CL7 DDR3 1600 MHz (PC3-12800)
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    eVGA GeForce GTX 970 SSC ACX 2.0 (04G-P4-3979-KB)
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    2 * Lenovo LT2323pwA Widescreeen
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    SanDisk Ultra SDSSDHII-960G-G25 960 GB SATA III SSD (System)
    Crucial MX100 CT256MX100SSD1 256GB SATA III SSD (User Tree)
    2 * Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST31000528AS 1TB 7200 RPM SATA II Mech. HD
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    1680 * 1050
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