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What PCI wireless adapter card will work?

by Peggy / January 1, 2005 3:49 PM PST

D-Link PCI 804.11g adapter card not recognized. Have old system to use for awhile. Win98SE, 450 mhz Pentium 3, 384 RAM. D-Link router works fine with laptop but not old PC. Will another brand work or am I up-the-creek with this PC?

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(NT) (NT) how did you install it?
by glb613 / January 1, 2005 7:58 PM PST
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by Peggy / January 1, 2005 11:56 PM PST

New, out of box. PC wouldn't recognize software. Downloaded drivers from website with dial-up connection. PC wouldn't recognize hardware.

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install software first?
by glb613 / January 2, 2005 12:47 AM PST
In reply to: Self-installed

The times I've added a PCI card, I had to install the software first. Then I shutdown the computer, put in the card and rebooted the computer. Is that what you did? Or did the directions tell you to install the card first?

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Installed software first
by Peggy / January 2, 2005 3:22 AM PST

Instructions said to install software first which I couldn't do so had to download drivers. Then installed hardware but computer wouldn't recognize hardware when re-booted.

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What do you mean.......
by glb613 / January 2, 2005 4:25 AM PST

the computer wouldn't recognize the software? What happened when you put the CD into the drive?

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