Old Midi Keyboard Work on a New Operating System

If you have old MIDI keyboard eating dust of your home lying in any corner of your home don’t worry you can use it on your new operating system. When you try install driver it shows error and does not support to your operating system. We know that you have spend your hard earn money. But there’s a solution for the same. Lets do ahead

If you have Windows 7, download the driver for the PC-50 here [1]

Unzip the file, and place on your desktop.

Open the unzipped file, then open the folder 'Files', and look for a file called 'RDIF1053.inf'.

Open the file with notepad, and scroll down to where it says '[Roland.NTamd64.6.1];; Windows7%RDID0053DeviceDesc%=RDID0053Install, USB\VID_0582&PID_008B ; PC-50'

Keep notepad open, and open 'Control Panel', and click on 'Hardware and Sound', then under 'Devices and Printers', click on 'Device Manager', which should have a blue and yellow shield next to it.Enter administrator login information if needed.

Look for 'Unknown Device', right click on it, select 'Properties' and click on the 'Details' tab, it should give you a list of 'Hardware IDs'. Right click the top entry, and select 'Copy'.

Go back into notepad, and replace 'USB\VID_0582&PID_008B' with the ID that you just copied.
Save the file and exit it.

Go back to 'Device Manager.Look for 'Unknown Device' again, right click on it, and select 'Update Driver Software...'

Select 'Browse my computer for driver software'. Then select 'Let me pick from a list of device drivers on my computer'.

Select 'Have Disk.Click 'Browse...'

Browse to the place where you saved 'RDIF1053.inf' and select it. Your new driver should be ready to use with any MIDI-supported programs.

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