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Wireless PCI ENLWI-G2 works for only 30 minutes

Hi; thanks for offering yourself for supporting me. The problem is the following:
I have bought and successfully installed this PCI card in my computer. The problem is that it only works for 30 minutes and after that the only way to bring it back working is to restart my computer. The worst of all is that I am trying to download different games and software, and I can't never finish. I am currently running it with windows XP SP2, with a generally fast PC; if you need to, I may send more specific info, but currently I urgently need a solution. I appreciate any help to my problem, and I hope I can resolve it. Thanks

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  • lipusal Apr 28, 2008

    Oh, I forgot to say: I have a WEP secured connection, usually with good signal. But the PCI card only reaches 11mbps, while when I used an ENUWI-G2 USB adapter (of encore, too) it never lost its connection, reached the 54mbps and had no problems.

    And when the PCI starts to malfunction, the computer gets stuck for 10 seconds, then works for another 10 secs, and gets stucked repeteadly. The only way to stop that is to disable the PCI card, and then the PC continues to work fine again. The PC has 2 GB of RAM, 300GB of disk space (used 112GB up to now), an INTEL Core 2 Duo chipset of 2.66GHz each, and an INTEL DG31PR mainboard. Waiting for help

  • lipusal May 09, 2008

    The router is a D-LINK DI-524 (reprogramable), and there are two computers in the same network (both laptops, one with XP and the other one with vista); the second one is next to the router, and it has wired internet, too. It works perfect. And the other laptop is near this one, but with an USB adapter (enuwi-g2); it works more or less: it works also for a short time and after a long time it catches it again. As I said before, when I use another enuwi-g2, the connection is perfect, reaches 54mbps, and never loses connection.

    I hope that is enough; any other tip, you can ask me.

    Hope you can give me an answer to the problem.

  • lipusal May 09, 2008

    (the laptop with XP, I meant it is near mine)

  • lipusal May 10, 2008

    it was helpful in speed; now the card reaches 54 mbps with a very good-excelent sognal, but it still disconnects after a time, especially when I use some P2P programs; and I need to download a special doc with it!

    I hope there is another solution for this. But, thank you anyway in helping.

    Even though, I still need another one...

  • lipusal May 12, 2008

    Yeah, I updated it from v 2.01 to 2.04, but the P2P program continues to cut down the whole connection!

    Why is it so bothering? It won't download for more than an hour!

    But the rest is generally O.K., except that it also does lose connection on his own when I'm not using the P2P program. Maybe if I change the channel to another one it'll work fine again (even though there is no other network in channel 3, the one I chose)

    Hope you can help me another time; but thanks again up to now.

  • Anonymous Apr 28, 2009

    got 2 of these pos's, and they both didn't work, i thought it was my router because its older, so i go a new one my laptops internal wireless works fine and both encores connect fine, but the connection bounces around 24mb 11 mb to 36 and so forth, it only connect at 54g the first time it connected, lol its just total trash there is no way to fix it and it must be common because newegg just gave me back my money after i had it 30 days (tried hard to fix it) to anyone out there looking for a cheap pci wireless DO NOT BUY ENCORE total trash



  • Mark Gil
    Mark Gil May 11, 2010

    What's is the model of your router?
    Is there any wireless computer that is working fine?

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Ok try changing the channel of your wireless router try using channel 1-6 or 11.

Posted on May 09, 2008

  • Mark Gil
    Mark Gil May 10, 2008

    If that's the case look forward in updating the driver and firmware of your router if there;s any update for theme from the manufacturer.

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