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I have a mouse that I absolutely love (been using them for years), A4Tech WOP-35. It has dual scrollers and 5 buttons, 3 of the buttons are programmable. I use them at work and at home.

At work I am using Windows 7 Enterprise (32 bit), at home I am using Windows 7 Professional (64 bit).

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The drivers installed easily on my machine at work. Unfortunately, they will not install on my computer at home. When I double click on the Setup.exe, it asks me if I want to install it, and of course I click on 'Yes', but nothing happens. When I say nothing happens, I mean nothing happens; it appears that it doesn't even try to install. The same thing happens when I right click on the setup.exe and select run as administrator.

How can I get around this? I am guessing it is because I am running the 64 bit version of Windows.

Magic
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You're right, it's because of your 64-bit Windows. :) Hardware drivers are one of those things that the 64-bit vs. 32-bit addressing makes the difference, so you need 64-bit drivers.

Upon looking up your mouse, I see that A4Tech doesn't offer a driver for anything newer than Vista 32-bit. But the Windows driver package they offer DOES contain Windows 2003 64-bit and XP 64-bit drivers, so MAYBE one of those will work.

Perhaps contact A4Tech for some guidance?

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I too looked for the Windows 7 driver for other mice:

  • Install and go to Control Panel » Mouse
  • Choose Mouse and change the driver.

This mouse hadn't the second wheel but works in Windows 7.

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I don't believe one can use a 32-bit driver on 64-bit Windows 7, except maybe in XP Mode (which is just a 32-bit virtual machine).

You can try to set the Compatibility of setup.exe to an older version of Windows and try to install, but I am afraid that this will not change much.

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If you can't acquire a 64-bit driver for Windows 7, you could try the freeware X-Mouse Button Control. It will let you program the functions of the various buttons. I'm not sure how it will handle the dual scroll wheels though.

afrazier

Magic Mouse Windows 7 Driver

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Magic

Download driver 'iWheelWorks_Vista_1W3K.zip' (yeah, it is 'AK-6' not 'A4Tech WOP-35' but..)

Unzip. Open '/Vista X64 driver/Setup.ini' change to this and save:

Then install via 'Setup.exe'. (not my clue but it works for me)

saveO_osaveO_o

The solution of the saveO_o works for me:'WheelWorks_Vista_1W3K.zipVista X64 driver/Setup.ini' change:

[Mouse]Button=5Wheel=2MouseType=7RFMouse=0PowerType=0MouseSample=0

[Version]OEMVersion=1HasHelp=0'

Now on Win7 64-bit the all features (5 button + 2 wheel) of the WOP-35 mouse works great.

Many many thanks for saveO_o!!!

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