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    Default Windows 8 Pro and InSSIDer

    Found nothing searching WRT Windows 8 and InSIDDer. Has anyone tried InSSIDer with Win8? Yes? What happened? What about when using compatibility mode on Win8? I am aware that the product page for InSSIDer does not list Win8 as being supported.

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    Hi Znod,

    At this time, we do not officially support Windows 8. That said, we have successfully used it in Windows 8 virtual machines. If you run into trouble, try compatibility mode. We also don't have a version of inSSIDer for Windows 8 RT, since the processor architecture is different.

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    How can you not support Windows 8? .. and it doesn't work on mine with compatibility mode.

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    Hi Talormanda,

    We will support Windows 8 as soon as possible. What problem do you have when you attempt to run it? Let me know, thanks!

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    Windows 8 problems here too.

    I have tried to install inSSIDer and Chanalyzer but they both stop at the beginning of the installation with the message:

    "There is a problem with this Installer package. A DLL required for this install to complete could not be run. Contact your support personnel or package vendor"

    I have tried this on two different Windows 8 installations. No luck. Same problem!
    It seems there is some compatibility problems with the installer and Windows 8.

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    Strange, because I just installed inSSIDer on my Windows 8 Pro (32-bit) and it works perfectly.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dauzz View Post
    Windows 8 problems here too.
    Are you attempting to install inSSIDer on Windows 8, or Windows RT (which won't run inSSIDer)?

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    I have tried both V2 and V3.. Getting error 2502 and 2503 on both...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Wjwolf View Post
    I have tried both V2 and V3.. Getting error 2502 and 2503 on both...
    Send us a copy of the error report, or a screenshot. You can reach us at Thanks!

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    I found this installer link to work with Win8

    Moderator Edit: Thanks for posting this boynybob, but the link appears to be broken. Also, we don't recommend downloading inSSIDer from anywhere other than MetaGeek, as third-party installers often contain malware.
    Last edited by Joel; 02-25-2013 at 12:53 PM.


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