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Everytime I try to turn on the Intel Wireless card inside the D600 it bluescreens something about a IRQL_MORE_OR_LESS and then has a physical memory dump, everything works fine when I restart unless I try to turn on the wireless card again, which again repeats itself

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  • jfmgoldenber Jul 01, 2009

    Windows does see the card it just won't let me turn it on without blue screening

  • jfmgoldenber Jul 01, 2009

    Thank youfor your solutions, a simple uninstall and reinstall of the drivers solved it very efficiently, I'll have to bookmark this site, because my own computer seems to have its own pandora's box of issues

  • Ben Wabnick
    Ben Wabnick May 11, 2010

    turn off the laptop. physically take out the wireless card from the laptop and reseat it back in with the black and white wires hooked up. Turn on the laptop and then see if windows sees the card. If it does then try to use it and see if the blue screen comes back. Let me know.

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Hey there.

Yes, that would most likely be and I'm 99.9% certain it's a driver problem because of the issue you are having.

You either have the wrong driver installed, no driver at all, or the driver is corrupted or needs updating based on a compatibility issue.

Youcan check if you are missing drivers by going to Start>(RightClick)My Computer>Properties>Hardware>Device Manager. If yousee any drivers that are yellow or with a ! those are the drivers youneed to find, download and install.

First, before you do as a safety measure Create a Restore Point. Just go to Start>All Programs>Accessories>System Tools>System Restore. Follow the instructions and create a restore point. You can recover your machine by restoring it to a restore point.
You can find information on System Restore here:
http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/using/helpandsupport/getstarted/ballew_03may19.mspx

Now,plug in your laptop with the Ethernet Cord and go to...

Windows Updates ~ When you go to Windows Update, do not "Express"update, rather "Custom" - Once it has loaded the screen, on the lefthand side you will see hardware. Download the hardware drivers there.They work 98% of the time, and Windows Update is pretty good now daysso it might fix your problem easy. You will be looking for something around the words "Wireless Driver Device" or "Intel Wireless" etc. Download, it'll install, restart your machine. Give it a go.

If not, searchhttp://www.driverguide.com/ and look and download them manually, or thefree program I use to get information on them, and for the program toidentify what driver your missing, and give you the information to lookfor it on the manufactures website, is DriverMaX
http://www.innovative-sol.com/drivermax/

If after these steps, nodrivers needed updating, and nothing was needed to be installed or the fault continues to occur pleasedo clarify it & with detail and I will assist you further otherwiseit should fix your problem!

Good luck!

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This is a driver problem. See if there is an updated driver and if there isn't try reinstalling the driver. This could also be caused by a virus or P2P software running such as utorrent interfering with your firewall.

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