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PCMIA not recognized. no network controller

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  1. bobbee

    bobbee Thread Starter

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    older gateway laptop, re-installed XP. Can't connect with a wireless pcmia card (tried netgear and linksys)

    The device manager has ? on OTHER -- network controller,
    the Network adapter has the 1394 and the intel pro100
    PCMIA adapters shows 2 texas instrument card bus controllers.

    I have downloaded/installed all the relative drivers from the gateway web site.

    When the card is inserted or removed there is a beep.

    I have tried both a netgear and a linksys pcmia card, same results .... nothing

    ANY IDEAS ???//

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    The networking devices under "OTHER" device might be those PCMCIA cards, but you need to install the correct Netgear or Linksys drivers for them to be recognized correctly.
     
  3. bobbee

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    I uninstalled both the linksys and netgear cards a number of times, no luck.
     
  4. Triple6

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    You mean you installed? Have you gone to Device Manager and used the Update Driver feature to browse to the appropriate driver on the installation CD or the downloaded/extracted drivers from the manufacturer's website?

    Does this 'other' network device disappear when you remove the wireless card?
     
  5. bobbee

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    I downloaded their latest installation programs and executed them.
    I also went to the device manager and updated the drivers by searching both the internet and other times by searching the cd.
     
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    What about this?
     
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