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Old 08-08-2007, 05:24 PM   #11
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right have u tried reinstalling the drivers for your PCMCIA slot ?

i had a similar problem my wireless card kept disconnecting so i reinstalled the drivers for my actual slot then it worked
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Old 08-08-2007, 05:31 PM   #12
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Yep all the drivers are installed for the slot.
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Old 08-08-2007, 05:47 PM   #13
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Maybe try updating the drivers. I doubt that would be it but since everything else has been tried. If not reformat like celegorm said. i know that has helped me a couple times when i tried everything i could think of. Pain in the ass i know.
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I doubt the drivers are the problem if it's freezing when trying to install vista.

Give XP a shot, that's the last thing I have left for you.
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Old 08-08-2007, 06:01 PM   #15
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I doubt the drivers are the problem if it's freezing when trying to install vista.

Give XP a shot, that's the last thing I have left for you.
Yeah it is worth a try though.
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make sure you have plug and play enabled
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re install the pcmia drivers and re load bios defaults maybe?
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Okay. I just flashed the BIOS to the newest version. I just reinstalled XP also. I am running outta options except to throw this thing out my window!
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do u have a firewall set up because it only takes seconds to get a virus and reboot it up dont have the card in there, set up a firewall and all of that jazz and then insert the card

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Yeah I have a firewall, and the internet was never connected to it.
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