How to Update the magicJack Driver for Windows 7 64 Bit

The magicJack is a phone solution that connects to your computer and uses voice over IP technology to place calls. The magicJack has its own set of drivers for operating systems such as Windows 7 64-bit, and you need to install these to get the device working properly. If you run into an issue with the magicJack, try updating the drivers as a troubleshooting step to rule out any software issues or conflicts.

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Connect the MagicJack to your computer.

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Download the driver update file from MagicJack.com. Click "Run." The installation software automatically runs and updates your currently installed MagicJack software.

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Hold down "Ctrl-Alt-Delete" and choose "Task Manager" from the list. Click "Processes" and select "MagicJack.exe" if your MagicJack is still not working properly. End the process, and all others related to the maghicJack.

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Go to "Start" and type "devmgmt.msc" into the search box on this bar. Click the matching process in the search results.

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Expand the CD/DVD section of the Device Manager. Double-click "Ymax MagicJack USB Device." Choose the "Update driver software" option in the main properties window.

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Choose "Browse my computer for driver software." Click "Browse" and navigate "Windows" then "System32." Check the box labeled "Include subfolders." Click "Next."

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Double-click the magicJack icon and your magicJack should start.