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Windows doesn't detect the adapter

The card works better with windows' own drivers. I have tried with both drivers. The problem is: the adapter worked fine for weeks but now windows just decides that the adapter is no longer connected. I can't see it in the device manager any more. This happens totally randomly. When I try to unplug & plug it again, windows doesn't detect it. Not even if I do "Scan for hardware changes". I managed to get it detected by removing PCMCIA devices from device manager and then scanning for hardware changes. Still, after a few hours the adapter isn't there. I have HP Compaq nx9005 laptop with XP Home SP2.

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May there is realy a defect on that card. just try use another card and see the result.

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I bought a TP-LINK TLWN7200ND adapter, but it doesn't detect any 802.11b/g router, even with the latest version fo the driver for Windows XP. How can I fix it? Does only work with TP-LINK 802.11n...


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try on a system with any of these to confirm that the adapter is good. this could be a hardware fault.

also, try changing the card slot as there could be a problem with the slot.

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Look on eBay for another 3COM adapter, since that adapter worked for you.

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