Install RNDIS Driver to connect RFID reader via USB

Article ID: 50171937

Issue / Question

RNDIS driver is required for PC to connect with RFID Reader via USB.

Applicable To

Windows 7 and 10 PC, FX9600, FX7500

Resolution / Answer

Steps for Windows 10 PC:



  1. Download and install the Acer Incorporated. - Other hardware - USB Ethernet/RNDIS Gadget for Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1 and later drivers, Windows Vista, Windows XP from Microsoft Update Catalog

  2. Double-click the downloaded .CAB file:
  3. Select both files, the RNDIS.inf and rndis. cat.
  4. Right-click and select Extract...

  5. Select RNDIS.inf
  6. Right-click and select Install. 

  7. Click Open. 

  8. After the operation is completed successfully, retry the USB connection between FX7500 FX9600 and the Windows 10 computer. 


  1. From your PC, go to Device Manager > Network Adapters > Look for unknown or problematic drivers related to USB Ethernet.
  2. Open up the problem or unknown driver, choose Update driver, and select USB Ethernet/RNDIS Gadget
  3. Once installed successfully, the PC will be able to communicate with RFID Reader via USB connection.

Steps for Windows 7 PC: 
Refer to Toradex Developer: How to install Microsoft RNDIS driver for Windows 7.

+ Applicable Products

  • FX7500 Fixed RFID Reader
  • FX9600 Fixed RFID Reader