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If a new network card fails to be detected when plugged into a Windows XP, it's more often than not a problem with the hardware.
I have installed a Wireless XtremeG Network card in PCI slot5 of my PC. But it cannot be found. It writes: No card found. But suprisingly, it lights, showing that it is working.
Unfortunately the person asking the question did not include the version of Windows he was using. Assuming you're running Windows XP it is surprising that the card hasn't been found automatically.
I'd take the following steps:
First, follow the manufacturers instructions carefully. Occasionally they'll have you install drivers or software before installing the hardware.
I'd run the Add Hardware wizard and see if it can be forced to auto-detect.
If none of those worked I'd try another slot.
And lastly, I'd get in touch with the network card's manufacturer for additional advice and support.
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