pcmia slot stopped working Dell latitude CPX H500 laptop

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Right Guys,

Need you help here just got myself a dell cpx h500 just had it over a
week and the pcmia slot has stopped working cant get my lan card seen
under device manager I know the card is working tried in a other
pc any ideas is there any diagnostics I can try what about
dells own

many thanks please don't say it's knackered


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Re: pcmia slot stopped working Dell latitude CPX H500 laptop

Andy Hopkinson wrote:
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Had much the same thing with a toughbook. In the end gave up and thought
the mobo must have a hardware fault.

Then, for an entirely unrelated problem, had to restore the original,
factory-supplied, base system. Bingo, once installed, the cardbus was

Next time, I will boot a linux running from CD that supports cardbus -
and see if it works under that. Quicker than re-installing everything
just to see if it will fix it. Worth a try? At least that will show
whether you are flogging a dead horse or not.


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