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Annoying bug The wireless network monitor that came with the wireless card (wmp54gs) continually starts and restarts itself on the taskbar. I try to delete this software, and it says that I cannot delete because it is currently in use or that the program is a read-only. It also duplicates itself on the taskbar, but when I go to any of the icons, they disappear. And when I try to uninstall, it says it could not find the specified file.

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Its correct what andrew says about removing the offending software( i.e. anything by linksys) - kill the process, get the software off your machine, but you dont need to remove the network card, simply go to control panel>system>hardware>device manager thyen expand the network adapters tree and right click the network card the click uninstall. Once done restart the PC (although it will probably tell you it wants to restart) and when it restarts let it find the 'new' hardware and install the relevant software. It should install the WZC by default as andrew already stated. Good luck PS - i have never came across decent software that was shipped with a linksys product - their hardware is top, software isnt.

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The best way to deal with the uninstall is to go to network connections in control panel and go to the network adapter icon and right click and select dissabl, or press Ctrl,Alt & Del and look for the wireless card.exe file in proceses and highlight it and click end process . Then go to add/remove programmes and uninstall the software, or use the cd that you got with the card to uninstall. Remove the network card from the current pci slot and use a different one to install it again if possible. Reinstall software and allow the software to run the network card, but when it is running, right click the icon in the taskbar and there should be a line that appears and says enable windows WZC (wireless zero configuration), this is more stable and will overtake your wireless connection. Re install the software

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    sorry forget the last 'reinstall the software' line; typing error.



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