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Solved: PCMCIA slot won't work!

Q: Solved: PCMCIA slot won't work!

I posted this once before but didn't get it solved, so I figured I'd post it again:

I have a HP Pavilion ze4365us computer. I recently wiped the hard drive clean, and installed XP Pro (it came with XP Home). I got all new drivers from HP for everything. But the PCMCIA slot still won't work. When I plug my external wireless card into it, the card lights up, so I don't think it's the card, but the computer won't recognize the connection. Not sure what to do about the issue. It's kind of annoying, considering my internal card is busted also.

If you don't know how to solve this problem, then maybe you can recommend an alternate way of connecting wirelessly to the net. I have two USB 1.1 ports, and a firewire port.

Thanks anyway,
Danny

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Thanks

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A:Help with my express pcmcia slot

PCMCIA cards interface to ISA or PCI, which are parallel busses. Expresscards interface to PCI-Express or USB, which are serial busses. There is no easy way to "adapt" anything here.

Have you considered a USB PCMCIA slot?
 

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A:Dell D620 pcmcia slot damaged

I thing that question will be better suited for DELL tech support. However, be careful in how you word the question, because the might want to sell you their service or product. Make it look as only you are wondering or something.
 

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A:Solved: PCMCIA Doesn't work

go to the dell website and downlad the drivers. just search. if that does not fix it you have a bad card or mobo.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-pcmcia-doesnt-work.478352/
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A:Accidentally inserted a type 2 pcmcia in a Express slot

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/accidentally-inserted-a-type-2-pcmcia-in-a-express-slot.612612/
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Hi NukesGoBoom,

I have seen a similar problem, but it was all USB ports that weren't working.

First, check the BIOS to make sure all USB ports are enabled, which they probably are.

Are all drivers installed and up to date? Do any yellow question marks or exclamation points show up in Device Manager?

-Coolfreak

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A:W7 and old PCMCIA cards - do they work

  
Quote: Originally Posted by jimbo45


Hi all
I've read in some threads about people installing W7 on older laptops.

I'm just wondering if W7 still supports PCMCIA cards - modern laptops don't have these anymore but these were standard in older laptops (often had 2 of these).

Not sure if I'll get PCMCIA support. Anybody know if W7 has this support in it. I use one of these cards in the laptop to provide USB 2.0 support -- the built in USB is only 1.1.

Cheers
jimbo


The cardbus hardware standard is not an issue with 7 and any laptop. Now, drivers for individual cards can be a problem, especially 64 bit drivers. (not likely to need 64 bit drivers with an old laptop) I would suggest you go to this site:

Windows Vista Compatibility Center

and find your USB PCMCIA card. If there are Vista drivers for it, you should be OK for 7.

Happy surfing!

Robert

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A:will this gpu work in a PCI slot

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UPDATE:

I reinstalled all Drivers etc from the Soundblaster Titanium. I can now choose the Card in Players such as Winamp or AIMP3 and enjoy the sound on my 5.1 Headphones. However, using it for any other Systemsound like the Browser with Youtube, i will only hear Bass Sounds in my Headphones. In settings from Creative, where I can choose the Bass Boost (Crossover Frequency), when having Systemsounds like in a Browser, when I have that activated (as I said) i only head Bass sounds. When I disable Bass boost (Crossover Frequency), i hear nothing. But when I click it again, for a millisecond I hear the normal sound again. But only for a millisecond.

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A:Graphics card in PCI-E x16 doesn't work, works fine in the x4 slot ??

Should also have mentioned that I've run three passes with Memtest86 without any errors.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/graphics-card-in-pci-e-x16-doesnt-work-works-fine-in-the-x4-slot.1016147/
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A:Video card wont work in top PCI Express slot on sli board

mmm... Check out the BIOS option for the SLI cause it could be that just one slot is enabled (the bottom on)...
about the heat issue... can you move the sound card to another slot?...
 

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A:PCI slot and IPMA show as not working, sound also doesn't work

1) List any Problem Devices

Make sure devices are connected and powered on
Click Start->Run, enter: msinfo32. Click the + sign next to Components to expand it
Click Problem Devices. Anything appear?
If yes, click on it, Ctrl-A to select all, Ctrl-C to copy it, Ctrl-V to paste into next post
On the other hand, if no devices are listed, tell me so
2) Generate and attach a DirectX report

Click Start->Run, enter dxdiag
Notice progress in lower left window corner
When done, click Save Information button and save to your Desktop
In TechSpot, use the paper clip icon to attach the report. (If you don't see icon you may need to first click Go Advanced)
3) Did you try uninstalling the old driver before reinstalling? Look in Ctl Panel->Programs and Features, see if audio driver there and uninstall it
4) You might also try looking through / See if this might help Reference Guide to Help Setup and Troubleshoot Windows Audio and Sound Cards
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/pci-slot-and-ipma-show-as-not-working-sound-also-doesnt-work.158186/
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A:Dell Latitude D520 memory slot doesn't work

Sure sounds like the socket is bad, or the memory controller. You may have to live with a single DIMM in the bottom slot.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/dell-latitude-d520-memory-slot-doesnt-work.1103329/
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Thanks
 

A:[SOLVED] CD Rom PCMCIA or USB

Get a cardbus USB2 card and a USB2 Cd Rom or a Cardbus CD Rom.
Cardbus is many times faster than PCMCIA. USB2 is many times faster than USB1.1
Getting a USB2 drive and a Cardbus USB2 card is probably cheaper than a Cardbus CDRom and you will have a spare USB2 port.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-cd-rom-pcmcia-or-usb.254689/
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A:Solved: Connect to PCMCIA card via USB

The only USB to PCMCIA adapters I've seen cost over $100. A PCI to PCMCIA card is about $20 or so. And USB or PCI wireless adapters start at about $15.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-connect-to-pcmcia-card-via-usb.927739/
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A:Question about PCI-e slot below dual slot video card

My opinion ...

Yes, setting up like that will have an impact. The air flow to your GPU will be restricted so it will more than likely run hotter than it did. It may still stay withing recommended specs, but it will run hotter.

The motherboard has onboard sound (RealtekŪ ALC892 8-Channel High Definition Audio CODEC ), any particular reason why you don't use that? Onboard sound is perfectly good for gaming and the like now, its not like older machines where you needed a dedicated card for decent quality. In my opinion, you only need a dedicated card if you are doing a lot of detailed audio work (mixing, remastering and other specific audio work). This would totally remove the issue.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/question-about-pci-e-slot-below-dual-slot-video-card.1092148/
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A:RAM slot/DIMM slot? blue screening me!

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A:How to switch the comp from reading your AGP slot to PCI slot

Jimboson said:

Anyway Should I leave my moniter plug in the AGP slot video card or put it where no video card is but goes right into the computer
Click to expand...

That's known as integrated graphics, now do you have a PCI video card and an APG video card or an Integrated video card and an AGP card?

Also what are they Radeon xxxx? or Nvidia xxxx? we need to know the model numbers to tell you which is the better on to use.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/how-to-switch-the-comp-from-reading-your-agp-slot-to-pci-slot.594580/
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A:which graphic card slot do i require for my PCI slot

The type of memory doesn't matter, its the type of interface the computer supports among a few other things to watch for.

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/which-graphic-card-slot-do-i-require-for-my-pci-slot.921803/
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A:Solved: Laptop wont recognize wireless pcmcia card

The problem I am having is that this is the exact same thread as your other one with a whole bunch of responses: http://forums.techguy.org/t400724.html
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-laptop-wont-recognize-wireless-pcmcia-card.401014/
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A:Will DDR3 1666 slot work with older DDR3 1333 mem stick? (laptop)

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EDIT: After seeing your other thread, are you asking if you can purchase an AGP or PCI video card? That's a totally different question, and the answer would be yes depending on which slot your motherboard has. How much it costs depends on what you plan to use the computer for. A simple one is cheap, and high-end gaming cards can get expensive.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/can-i-add-a-agp-slot-or-pci-slot-to-a-comp-that-doesnt-have-one.591093/
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A:[SOLVED] AGP Slot

Yes you can and no it won't!

You can run your system off a PCI video card if you want. Your system checks first to see if the AGP slot is used, if not, it will check for onboard and PCI connections. Once you insert a card in your AGP slot, then your system will automatically use that, and ignore the onboard and PCI cards, unless you utilise an OS that will allow multiple Monitors and graphics cards.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-agp-slot.55032/
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A:Solved: PCI-e x1 in a PCI-e x4 x8 slot

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-pci-e-x1-in-a-pci-e-x4-x8-slot.1074766/
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-sd-card-slot.655036/
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A:Solved: DDR RAM In DDR2 Slot?

Hey,

No it will not and don't try it!

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-ddr-ram-in-ddr2-slot.578438/
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A:Solved: sd slot not working

Do you have problems in Device Manager? Have you installed the needed drivers from the manufacturer's site?
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-sd-slot-not-working.1059612/
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A:Solved: PCI Express slot

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-pci-express-slot.539935/
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A:Solved: Slot 1 Gateway motherboard

I still have an old Gateway slot 1 machine I keep around to play with from time to time.

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-slot-1-gateway-motherboard.904562/
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A:Solved: PCI or ASUS Wi-Fi Slot? Recommendations anyone?

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-pci-or-asus-wi-fi-slot-recommendations-anyone.360811/
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A:Solved: bad memory stick AND slot?

Yes, that could be possible.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-bad-memory-stick-and-slot.1011709/
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-mini-pci-in-pci-express-slot.1117838/