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Problem PCMCIA Slot

by MadPad_01 / May 7, 2007 3:50 PM PDT

I have a old Laptop (Win 2000)with no USB slots on it. But it does have a pcmcia slot but this does not seam to be working.

I installed a NEC pcmcia 4 port USB 2 card into the slot, the laptop said "found new hardware" then nothing. Looking in dvice manager it says it is working fine but when I put a usb stick into the card nothing, no power to my stick.

So I am a little lost any any help will be most welcome.

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There are no PCMCIA USB 2.0 cards.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / May 7, 2007 8:58 PM PDT
In reply to: Problem PCMCIA Slot

There are PC-Card USB 2.0 cards.

If the Winbook didn't have USB at all it's a fair bet the slot is PCMCIA and that explains the problem.

Sorry if that's wrong and your laptop has PC-Card but in such instances we must be exact. There is one other reason and that's a bum install of the OS. Many can't find motherboard and chipset drivers or know such are required.


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Oh Well
by MadPad_01 / May 8, 2007 3:15 AM PDT

Never mind just wound have been a nice way of transfering info

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