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New Wifi Card & unable to put the machine on stand by

by sushil_dude / August 21, 2005 12:06 AM PDT

I recently bought the Netgear WG 511v2 wifi card for my Dell Latitude lap top with Win Xp pro operating system. Prior to this card I have used belkins and linksys cards with no problems at all. Ever since I have installed this card I continue to face problems when i try to put the laptop on stand by or shut down nothing happens, I have to hold down the power button for a few seconds to shut off the machine which is of course not the best way to work the computer. I have tried removing the wifi card restarting the machine and trying to put the laptop on stand by and all of it works just perfect. I have a feeling its got to do with the new card. ANy help will be appreciated..

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Check your firmware against the....
by Michael Geist / August 21, 2005 1:32 AM PDT
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My sandisk wifi was same.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / August 21, 2005 1:57 AM PDT

I returned it for a model I know works. Driver updates didn't cure it.

Bob

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by sushil_dude / August 21, 2005 6:12 AM PDT

yes the firmware was the first thing I looked at and it is the most recent version. Bob thanks for your feedback, I guess I will have to do the same...by the way it's been a while since i logged on here. it's good to see, you are still around showing directions to us that are lost Happy

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