Black Widow (Devcom) Black Widow 1248 Pro Driver Download

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Supported Models

Black Widow 1248 Pro


Black Widow (Devcom)

Supported Operating Systems

Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows ME, Windows 98

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Uploader Notes

This is an all in one Mustek driver for the Black Widow 1248 Pro that will work in windows XP. To use in Vista: You have to temporarily edit the registry to make the installer think you have XP

In regedit, go to

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\WindowsNT\Cu rrent Version

Find the "product name" key. Carefully record what it says before you start. (eg paste it into a document somewhere).

Then change it to make it read: Microsoft Windows XP

Then run the Mustek XP installer, and change the registry key back to saying Vista.

Uploaded By

Ed Aike (DG Member) on 10-Mar-2009

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4 of 5 people found the following review helpful:
P B Haldenby
Tested on Windows Vista
24 Sep 2011
(1 year after download)

Installation: 5 out of 5
Stability: 5 out of 5
Compatibility: 5 out of 5
"This installed easily and, with the appropriate tweek to fool Vista, worked solidly"
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  • In Windows 7, click Start -> Control Panel -> Hardware and Sound -> Device Manager

  • In Windows Vista, click Start -> Control Panel -> System and Maintenance -> Device Manager

  • In Windows XP, click Start -> Control Panel -> Performance and Maintenance -> System -> Hardware tab -> Device Manager button

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