Migrating Drivers from 32 bit to 64 bit OS

Migrating Drivers from 32 bit to 64 bit OS
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Application Note - Migrating Drivers
July 13, 2009
This Application Note describes how to migrate drivers from the old 32-Bit only DriverChecker to the
new 32/64-Bit Compatible DriverChecker64.
1. Uninstall the old DriverChecker software.
a. Run the Add or Remove Programs Control Panel in the Start menu.
b. Click on the SBIG Driver Checker entry and then click on the Change/Remove button.
2. Manually delete the old drivers files from the disk.
a. Delete the following files from the C:\Windows\System32\Drivers directory:
sbigfldr.sys, sbiguldr.sys, sbiglldr.sys, sbigusbe.sys, sbigusbi.sys
Some of these may not exist on your system but delete the ones that do.
3. Manually delete the old drivers files from the Device Manager.
a. In the Start menu, point to All Programs, point to Accessories, and then click
Command Prompt.
b. At the command prompt, type the following command , and then press ENTER:
set devmgr_show_nonpresent_devices=1
c. Type the following command a command prompt, and then press ENTER:
start devmgmt.msc
d. In the View menu select the Show hidden devices command.
e. Expand the Universal Serial Bus controllers section by click on the adjacent “+”
f. For each of the items listed below, right click on the item then select Uninstall:
”SBIG USB Camera", ”SBIG ST-402 Camera", “SBIG USB Loader", “SBIG ST-L
Loader", “SBIG ST-402 Loader"
g. Quit the Device Manager.
4. Install the new DriverChecker64 software.
a. Use the installer that came with your camera or download it from our web site:
<www.sbig com>
5. Run the DriverChecker64 software.
a. From the Start menu select the DriverChecker64 item in the SBIG folder.
b. Answer the question about your ST cameras.
c. Click the Update button to copy the new drivers to your system.
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6. Link your old cameras to the new drivers.
a. For each type of SBIG Camera you own (ST, STL, ST-402), power up the camera one at
a time and then attach it to the PC with the USB cable.
b. When the Add New Hardware Wizard comes up select “No, not this time” when it
asks if it can connect to Windows Update then click Next.
c. Select “Install the software automatically” and click Next.
d. If Windows asks you for the best match select any of the entries with Version
then click Next.
e. Click Finish and then you’ll have to go through steps b through d one more time for this
f. Repeats steps a through f for each SBIG camera.
g. When you’re all done your camera should show up in the Device Manager in the SBIG
USB Devices section as shown below:
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