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- 802.11 wireless problem solved
March 9, 2009, 11:35 pm
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latest drivers and the wireless status light started flickering like
crazy. When I went to reboot the status light would not turn on. So
then I tried using a USB wireless card and the ethernet port is
working.now. I will most likely get a 802.11n USB and upgrade my home
wireless router that as well. One advantage is that it will allow me
to use a external antenna.
It still is a bit of mystery why a flaky wireless card would affect
other devices..? In most cases a device will simply die. Another
strange that the device manager is showing a new category (other
devices). The other device category is listing mass storage controller
and PCI modem. The other device category was not showing on the prior