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Wireless Card not Detected in Laptop

Q: Wireless Card not Detected in Laptop

It is a Medion laptop about 4 years old with XP Home SP2

Can't connect via Wireless, even though the drivers are installed for the card in Device Manager and the icon says "One or more Wireless networks are detected - click this ballon to connect"

Windows is being used as the Wireless Utility and no wireless networks are listed, even though other laptops can detect them

Ipconfig says Media Disconnected about the Wireless Card in command prompt

The wireless light is switched on by pressing Fn and F1

Thanks

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/laptop-wireless-card-not-detected-after-reformat.681198/
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A:Wireless WAN card not detected

HelloThe app might say the true - wwan card isn't installed.Open Device Manager, Network adapters section. Is there device, broadband adapter related? If your laptop is produced for North America or Europe, most likely adapter is Gobi 2000. Or there might be unknown devices, or with errors.FYI, Mobile Broadband app is useless in European networks, France including.

https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-T400-T500-and-newer-T/Wireless-WAN-card-not-detected/td-p/3350762
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Can you show us a Snip of your device manager with Network Adapter expanded? Have you tried the card in a different slot? Also go here and make sure your have the latest drivers ASUS p8z68 v pro Motherboard
and here for your wireless card drivers, latest is driver v.3.2.1.0 ASUS PCE-N13

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I think it is silly to mess with wireless with XP SP1. There are tons of fixes and improvements in SP2.
 

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For the record - I have tried reinstalling the drivers, no luck. The internet works however through the LAN port, however.

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A:Wireless Adapter Card not detected

anything in the bios to turn them on / off

HP often have a switch to turn the wireless off - this also turns the bluetooth off - it may be off and actually remove the adapter from the device manager

I know on Sony if you turn the bluetooth off - via the wireless switch it removes bluetooth from device manager
 

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I tried installing the PCI Wireless Card on two other computers, another Windows XP 32-bit and a Windows 7 64-bit. It didn't work on either of themClick to expand...

I think you have answered your own question. You probably have a bad card.

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A:Inbuilt Wireless LAN card not detected by Vista

"I thought vista would have been able to register its presence ."

Not too sure what you mean by that. The way any OS interacts with a device is through the driver that is written to handle that interface. If there is no Vista driver for the wireless adapter your options are to reinstall XP or get a wireless adapter that does have a Vista driver.
 

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MerissaWalker said:





Have you tried it on other computers?Click to expand...

yes, even then it is not getting detected
 

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I think I fixed the problem.

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Restarting the router - no effect

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A:Solved: Laptop wireless card off?

this has solved - is the problem now solved (button at top of thread) moved to networking forum
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-laptop-wireless-card-off.946383/
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A:Laptop Wireless Card Not Starting

would try it with sleep disabled , if all ok reenable sleep, also laptop settings for power are in control panel, not on laptop at mo so check in there as numerous settings , ie turn this that and the other off when lid is closed etc etc
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/laptop-wireless-card-not-starting.946291/
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A:dell laptop wireless card

There should be a icon in the task bar to disable it, if not there should be an option in control panel>network connections
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/dell-laptop-wireless-card.754842/
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Hi,

There are two cables/wires going to the majority of wireless cards on laptops aren't there?
In my expereince one white and one black.

Could someone please tell me what their purpose is?

Also what would happne if wired the wrong way round? Would the device still be recognised by the operating sytsem?

Cheers very much!
 

A:Laptop Wireless Card 2 cables

They are aerial leads, usually they go into the laptops lid where small metal squares are the actual aerials, something like this :- http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/MINI-PCI-ANTENNA-AERIAL-WIRELESS-WIFI-LAPTOP-LONG-/190458949815

If you look carefully where they attach to the card the 2 sockets are probably labelled Main and Aux, the White lead goes to Main.

It would probably still work if the wires are connected to the wrong sockets. The OS will still see the card but the wireless signal could be weaker.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/laptop-wireless-card-2-cables.1037263/
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Thanks in advance.
 

A:Problem with my laptop's wireless card

What is the brand and model of the wireless adapter?

Are you using the adapter's utility or Windows' Wireless Zero Configuration (WZC) to manage the connection? And are you sure that the other one is not running?

You won't have to replace the card -- he predicts confidently -- but what do you mean? If it is an integrated adapter you probably cannot replace it directly, but you can get a PC Card (provided you have the slot).
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/problem-with-my-laptops-wireless-card.504057/
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A:help with wireless internet card for laptop

I too have an old laptop.. I opted to use a higain antennae... Hawkings , it looks like a mini satellite dish. it works GREAT.
vicks
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/help-with-wireless-internet-card-for-laptop.552653/
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A:laptop wireless card replacement???

Hm...I am not sure where you would be able to buy an internal wireless card...if it isn't a driver issue have you thought of an express card slot graphics card...like a linksys from Wal-Mart. I have a friend with one and he says it works great

EDIT: I meant a express card slot wireless card...

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thanks
 

A:help with wireless internet card fo my laptop

Buy any wireless 802.11g 54Mbps PCMCIA or USB adapter that is compatible with your laptop and has a driver for your operating system.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/help-with-wireless-internet-card-fo-my-laptop.552651/
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(I actually don't see how it's possible, but I thought i'd ask...)
 

A:Is it possible to change the wireless card in a laptop?

Yes, by purchasing a pcmcia card, to insert in the pcmcia hole on the side of the computer (that little flappy narrow door thing on the side)
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/is-it-possible-to-change-the-wireless-card-in-a-laptop.97442/
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Where do I start? Would upgrading to Windows 7 help? Should I just give up and buy a USB wireless card?

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Any advice is greatly appreciated.
FYI, we have 2 other laptops that are running on the LAN without a problem, so I don't think it has anything to do with that.

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A:Acer Laptop Does Not see wireless card

No suggestions?
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/acer-laptop-does-not-see-wireless-card.958034/
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thank you in advance
 

A:Wireless card for dell laptop?

Any of these should work if you have a PCMCIA slot:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produ...0&Order=BESTMATCH&Description=pcmcia+wireless

Otherwise, these USB cards should work

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produ...ption=&Ntk=&CFG=&SpeTabStoreType=&srchInDesc=
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/wireless-card-for-dell-laptop.851816/
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A:Solved: Not sure if my wireless card can bu used with my laptop

On one side you have a CardBus (or PCMCIA) slot or a (smaller) ExpressCard slot. My bet is that the diagrams in the "Quick Tour" section of the "Setup Instructions" that came with your laptop show an ExpressCard slot on the right side to the left of the optical drive.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-not-sure-if-my-wireless-card-can-bu-used-with-my-laptop.795813/
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A:New NETGEAR wireless pc card for laptop not connecting. Help Please.

http://forums.techguy.org/showthread.php?t=420396

Please don't duplicate post, reply there where you have one answer.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/new-netgear-wireless-pc-card-for-laptop-not-connecting-help-please.420391/
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Thanks!

Peace...
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/question-about-verizon-wireless-card-for-laptop.799501/
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A:Wireless does not work with integrated card on laptop

What you have described sounds most like a software error, rather than hardware, probably created in the setup stage.
The usual trick is to remove all related software, edit the registry with a simple editor such as RegEdit or RegCleaner, then reboot and reinstall... after carefully examining the security on the master network... and WEP vs WPA setups.
Or use software such as Network Magic.
Be sure you have downloaded the latest drivers and firmware.
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/wireless-does-not-work-with-integrated-card-on-laptop.100993/
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A:Solved: Is a laptop with wireless card ready to go?

Yep, that's all you should need.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-is-a-laptop-with-wireless-card-ready-to-go.413971/
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A:Laptop Wireless Card Fault after wake up

Not sure what setting you changed, but make sure both places prevent the adapter from shutting down.

http://www.vistax64.com/network-sharing/270881-laptop-wireless-card-fault-after-wake-up.html
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Hi

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A:New Dell laptop with questionable wireless card

The card may be defective, but top suspects are loose antenna leads and broken antenna. With laptop unplugged and battery removed remove the one or two screws on the bottom covering the wireless card and check the antenna leads.

If that is not the problem I think you should be contacting Dell.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/new-dell-laptop-with-questionable-wireless-card.970587/
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A:Replacing PCIe laptop wireless card

Hi VegasIP,
My name is Sudheer K and I work for the Social Media and Community Team at Dell.
Here are the few compatible cards for Studio 1555 which I can recommend you :
1. Dell Wireless 1397, 4312BG, Half Mini Card
2. Dell Wireless 1510, 4322BG, Half Mini Card
3. Dell Wireless 1515, Half Mini Card
4. Wireless 5100 Half Mini Card
5. Wireless 5300 Half Mini Card a/b/g/n
Please let me know if any information required.

Thanks
Dell_Sudheer_Kota
Dell Social Media Responder

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/samsung-r710-laptop-wireless-card-dissapeared.831592/
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A:Laptop Wireless b/g card, worth geting a n router?

It will work. As far as speed gain I don't know if it would make any big gains
 

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A:Vista doesent notice my wireless card in laptop

Try going into the Device Manager, are there any on the list that have Asterisks or anything? If so you may need to install the driver for it.

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f217/vista-doesent-notice-my-wireless-card-in-laptop-233287.html
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A:Built-in laptop wireless card will not link up to "all-in-one" modems

It could very well be your adapter. TPIK can be used for WPA2 for backward compatibility with WPA but should AES. TPIK is not as secure as AES and is obsolete IMHO. It's possible the adapter on your computer does not support WPA2. Have you tried updating the driver for your wireless adapter? What is the make and model of the laptop?
 
You could also get a USB wireless adapter. This would be the best option if you can't get the laptop to connect after a driver update.
 
There is also the possiblity the laptop is having a hard time getting a DHCP address. This was addressed with a Microsoft Fixit.
 
Edit:
Here is a good explanation on the TPIK+AES option available at the router.
 
Edit Edit: I would hazard a guess that these new modem/routers are using WPA2 using AES and not mixed mode.

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/542566/built-in-laptop-wireless-card-will-not-link-up-to-all-in-one-modems/
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A:Need a good wireless network card/adapter for laptop

If you have any other old dongle lieing about, it might work on Windows 7 already. I followed the link below and it worked for me. I was in exactly the same boat as you, looking for a Windows 7 dongle on google, and wasn't getting anywhere. Turned out I already had the solution in my desk.

Puzbie LTD: Getting USB Wireless Adapters Working with Windows 7.

Alternatively, go on any online store that allows comments and see what people have been saying. eBuyer is pretty good for that in the UK.

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A:Connection with internal wireless card on laptop fluctuates

Testing a replacement card is the first step to a successful internet.
 

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hi there, i hope someone can help me out!

I've got an acer aspire 3690 running vista home basic (I know, I know, Vista is awful and should be discarded at once ...) and i'm having problems with the wireless card.

I've reinstalled the drivers for the broadcom wireless devices and in the device manager, it shows the card as installed and working correctly.

The problem i am having is that when i try to switch the wireless capablity on via the switch on the front of the laptop, a little green message pops up saying "No Wireless Device" so the card doesn't seem to be linked to the switch. I have reinstalled the acer launch manager which controls the all the buttons/toggles on the laptop but still to no avail.

Is there anything obvious I have missed?

Thanks in advance guys

Artie
 

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Hello

I have recentally installed XP PRO operating system and everything is working great except the wireless card. It had a wireless capabilities before i installed XP PRO but soon after i finished the installation the laptop has completely forgotten that it had a wireless capability!!!

I know i made one of the biggest mistake of not having a backup image of my previous OS and therefore i do not know how you would fix the this issue.

LAPTOP:
Packard Bell EasyNot
x86 Family model 13 stepping 8 Genuine Intel - 1.5 GHz
512 Mb RAM

Current Operating System: Microsoft Windows XP Professional - Service Pack 3 build 2600 - Version 5.1.2600

Can someone please help me to fix this issue?

Thank You For Reading
 

A:Solved: Installed XP Pro On My Laptop Now The Wireless Card Is Not Working

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is it to install?

Thanks,

Goldyrock
 

A:Installing new internal wireless card in HP Pavillion ze 4300 laptop

look on page 37 http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c00246219.pdf
hope it helps
 

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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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Hi,

As the title suggests, the wireless card seemed to disappear on my wife's laptop. Windows Device Manager shows a code 10 for it, and the troubleshooter is useless for solving problems like this.

I've tried numerous times to uninstall and reinstall the device, but it always ends up having the little yellow exclamation mark beside it.

Any ideas on what to do with this?

Thanks,
Matt
 

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A:Linksys WPC54G wireless PCMCIA laptop card won't start

It seems that the first thing you need to do is establish that the three cards you bought are in fact in working order. Possibly a friend or colleague with a laptop will let you install one temporarily in their laptop assuming they have not ever had a WPC54G installed in that machine. If they can be installed and they work there, it may be version 1 – version 3 issue. I suspect that won’t be the case.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/linksys-wpc54g-wireless-pcmcia-laptop-card-wont-start.423544/
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A:Recently Reinstalled XP On Laptop, Now It Cant Find Internal Wireless Card? Help

Hello . . and welcome to the forum

Go to the HP support site and down load the drivers for the network adaptor . .

http://h20180.www2.hp.com/apps/Looku...x=5&submit.y=7

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/recently-reinstalled-xp-on-laptop-now-it-cant-find-internal-wireless-card-help-230432.html
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A:wireless network card for a Toshiba Satellite 1405-S151 laptop

If this is the proprietary wireless that came with the Toshiba Satellite, that is easy to find online.
If it is a wireless card you installed, and therefore have, you can look at the numbers on the card, then do a google search with those model numbers to discover there the drivers can be located.
Be sure your old drivers are removed from the Devices list in Hardware in Control Panel.
 

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My Asus X51H did not come with a wireless card. So, I bought the Intel Pro 3945ABG and installed it. attached is a picture of my card

i have attached the antenna properly. the intel wireless manager can not switch it on and gives the error message (Attachment)

the wireless Fn-F2 does not turn it on and the wireless LED does not light.
this machine does nto have any other external switch for wireless.

i feel thsi is an issue that can be solved by covering one or more pins with a tape as in the case of the following thread:
http://www.techspot.com/vb/topic18046.html
however, my wireless card has different pin configuration as you can clearly see in the picture. does anyone have any idea which pin to cover with tape?

thanks for the help in advance.
uzbuk

###I have attached the photo of my wireless card and the error message screenshot.
 

A:Installing Intel Pro 3945ABG Wireless card to Asus X51H laptop

problem solved

my vendor tipped me about the pin to cover with tape. its pin 20.
i covered the pin 20 with scotch tape and put it back into the slot.
the card is working fine.

in case you can't find the pin 20, here is a diagram. the second pin from the notch at the bottom side of the card is pin20
you have to be careful not to cut the board while cutting the tape. covering the pin20 only is a tricky thing. it took to half an hour.
i have attached a pictorial description of the pins.
 

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When i clicked on "diagnose the problem" it says "there are driver or hardware problems with the network adapter "dell wireless 1390 WLAN mini-card" on this computer.

I have a Dell Inspiron 640m

I can find the cord to hook it up to the internet with a wire (I can buy one if absolutely needed) and I do have the original software CD.

I not good with computers so if anyone can help me out I would appreciate it.

Thanks.
 

A:Laptop won't connect to internet...dell wireless 1390 wlan mini-card.

Hi:Take a look at device manager,particularly the WLAN card.Any error indicators?
Let’s take a look at the status of the network adapters

Device manager:

Hold the Windows key and press R, then type devmgmt.msc

Please respond to all the following steps.
1. Under Network adapters, please tell me all the devices listed.
2. Are there any devices under Network adapters that have a red x displayed?
3. Also, are there any devices anywhere in the Device Manager display with yellow ? or ! displayed?
4. should be enabled and working properly.
5. If error code,what is it ?

It would be best if you could post a screen shot of Device Manager with the Network adapters and Other devices sections expanded.

To post a screen shot of the active window, hold the Alt key and press the PrtScn key. Open the Windows PAINT application and Paste the screen shot. You can then use PAINT to trim to suit, and save it as a JPG format file. To upload it to the forum, open the full reply window and use the Manage Attachments button to upload it here.

Also.Go to the Dell site.Search the drivers available for your particular model by inputting the service tag # for your unit.Should be on a side or bottom tag along with model and serial #.This will make it a lot easier to determine the proper driver(s) to download/install

Also,let's see this:
Start, Run, CMD, OK to open a command prompt:
(For Vista or 7 type CMD in the Search box after Start)

In the command prompt window that opens, type the following command:

Note that there is a space before the /ALL, but there is NOT a space after the / in the following command.

IPCONFIG /ALL

Right click in the command window and choose Select All, then hit Enter to copy the contents to the clipboard.
Paste the results in a message here.

If you are on a machine with no network connection, use a floppy, USB disk, or a CD-RW disk to transfer a text file with the information to allow pasting it here.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/laptop-wont-connect-to-internet-dell-wireless-1390-wlan-mini-card.971210/
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A:Solved: Internal Wireless Card in laptop won't connect to secured networks, only unse

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A:Windows 7 laptop with Atheros AR9285 network card can't connect to wireless network

Three things to try ...

If you have McAfee please see the sticky thread at the top of this (Networking) forum.

Disable encryption on the router and try to connect. If successful you can probably re-enable encryption and reconnect.

Revert to a System Restore Point before the weekend.
 

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A:Solved: Wireless Laptop/Wireless Desktop (via wireless adapter)/ printer

I would guess that the printer can be connected by ethernet and wireless, but I've never had one with both capabilities so I don't really know.

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A:wireless pci not detected

Is any card detected in one of those problem slots? Have you tried switching a working card into such a slot and putting the wireless card in a known working slot?

I'm mostly just guessing, but think it's a problem with the slot(s), not the OS and not the card.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/wireless-pci-not-detected.490390/
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A:wireless not detected

Most laptops have either a switch or a function key sequence to enable the wireless. I think that's where you need to look.

Start, Run, CMD to open a command prompt:

Type the following command:

IPCONFIG /ALL

Right click in the command window and choose Select All, then hit Enter.
Paste the results in a message here.

If you are on a machine with no network connection, use a floppy, USB disk, or a CD-RW disk to transfer a text file with the information to allow pasting it here.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/wireless-not-detected.630851/
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Would appreciate some help.
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A:GFX Card not being detected

Nearly 15% of video graphics cards arrive partially defective. Call your tech support person for that card... or whatever you do in the UK.
 

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