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Wireless locks up my keyboard

When I use the factory wireless on my Emachines W4620 the keyboard locks up and I have to reboot.

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  • bimdub Apr 20, 2009

    this started several months ago, no new hardware or software added, I did re install the driver for the wireless and have even re installed all operating system software, I have no problem using an external card and I thought the keyboard itself was the problem and have replaced it. basically anytime I try to connect with the internal wireless card I have to completely reboot as the computer just hangs....

  • Jerry May 11, 2010

    When did this problem start happening? Did you install new software or upgrade any device drivers?

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