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August 29, 2007, 3:14 am
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I have a compaq nc6230, trying to use wireless, Intel PRO/Wireless 2915ABG
From Device Manager, I continue to get the error "This device cannot start.
I hover over the item in the system tray and get the message, "No supported
wireless adapters availablae in the system"
I double click the item in the system tray and get the error, "Intel(R)
PROSet/Wireless Software was unable to detect a supported wireless adapter.
Please install a supported adapter.
The really odd thing, somedays I get the above errors, and some days I don't
and it will connect to my wireless network just fine. When I do get the
error, it doesn't simply go away by restarting. Tonight I did that 4 times,
with no success.
According to Intel web site, I have the latest driver installed.
Re: Wireless Adapter Issue
The 2915ABG is in a Mini-PCI Type 3A formfactor. I guess that means it
is connected to the PCI bus of the computer. It shouldn't be as flaky
as USB :-)
Get a copy of Everest. Make notes of what things show up under Devices:PCI
in both the working and the broken condition. It could be a bad
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