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- Bad card or PCMCIA slot(s)?
- The Other Mike
December 31, 2005, 2:11 am
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past 2 weeks I've been having freezing problems and wireless
connection drops on the laptop. I thought it might be software
related so I formatted and completely reloaded XP Professional, Office
and the wireless software (that's all). I'm still having issues where
the whole laptop will freeze and I have to power cycle down. Also
having the disconnect issue....the wireless will be connected for a
little while...then every 1/2 second or so, disconnect, then connect,
then disconnect...etc. Tried moving the wg511t to another PCMCIA
slot...same problem. So does this sound like a bad wireless card?
Or can 2 PCMCIA slots go bad at the same time (do they share chips or
something similar?)? Don't have another laptop to test the card
Re: Bad card or PCMCIA slot(s)?
This could be anything: RAM, HD, PC-Card, etc. Start by removing the
card. Run without the wireless and see if it has any problems. Google
for memtest86.exe and do a deep RAM test. Download the disk health
utility from the HD vendor and evaluate the HD. It is a process of