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I bought the same dlink DWL-G510 PCI Card 2 days ago and I cant get my PC to detect the presence of the card. I am running windows 2000 on an AMD K-6 on 64 ram. I also tried switching PCI slots and I even upgraded to windows xp but the card still wouldnt be detected. I then formatted and went back to windows 2000. Any help on solving this problem would be greatly appreciated!
I have found that wireless PCI network cards don't seem to work in older machines with a PCI 2.1 bus but will work in machines with a PCI 2.2 bus. Maybe the same problem?
Always check Device Manager.
Control panel, to system, to device manager.
If there is anything in there listed as
"other devices" make sure you delete any of them.
Windows 98 has a tendency to select it's drivers as silently Windows boots; you may never see Windows recognize your new device as it decides what it is and installs a driver without your knowledge.
Always check this as it is common.
Good luck, Terry
I just bought DWL-G510 PCI and have exactly the same problem. Tried it on 2 different computers running Win 98SE with no detection. Tried different IRQ and Bios setting's, checked device manager....and so on with no results.
The card work's find on WinXP.
Did you get any clue on how to fix this problem ?
I agree with Peter regarding the PCI version issue. The G510 appears to require v2.2 compliant PCI slots, although that is conveniently missing from the system requirement on the box. Most boards prior to PIII have v2.1 PCI slots. I've tested my G510 on three older systems, and only the PIII (w/PCI 2.2) recognized the hardware. There does seems to be a few 802.11b cards that work with PCI 2.1, but I'm still looking for a "g" card myself.
I also have a similar problem, but the funny thing is that my DWL-G510 wireless card works on my PII running Win2k board fine and on my PIII board running WinXP doesn't. Does not recognize it at all. Can anyone please help me out here. Would appreciate it.
I run win2k server with my DWL-G510 on a brand new AMD Athlon 64, the card works fine.. for a couple of hours or even days, then it says: "Card not found" the only thing to do is to reboot, and then it works like a charm, for a couple of hours or days. Strange huh?
Very. I'd check for latest drivers, and on a really off-chance, check for overheating ... make sure the card and PC are getting enough ventilation.
i have brought a linksys wireless pci card to install on my computer down stairs. My new computer upstairs is directly connected to the modem, throught the router. i installed the pci card on my win 2000 computer down stairs. The computer won't reconize it. I called linksys and they were no help, can someone please help me.
i have one mother pc chips m756t con win millenium and no compatibility with d-link 510
any solutions ???
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