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04-08-2010, 04:26 PM
I purchased a new TP-Link TL-WN350GD 54M Wireless PCI Card.
I installed the driver, reboot - causes windows to freeze.
Thinking that the pci card was faulty
I replaced it with another new one - same results.

I contacted TP-Link - they sent me a new driver: installed but made no difference.

Windows XP Home
MS 6787 v2 motherboard

Any suggestions on how to make the Wireless PCI Card work?

04-08-2010, 04:29 PM
Try a different PCI Slot on the board.

04-08-2010, 04:30 PM
Did - no difference

Speedy Gonzales
04-08-2010, 04:30 PM
Is SP3 installed? From what I've read TPlink are cheap, but they're not reliable

04-08-2010, 04:34 PM
Yes SP3

04-08-2010, 05:22 PM
You could try newer BIOS for your motherboard, might help stability of the PCI bus

04-08-2010, 05:24 PM
Have you got another PCI card of some sort (doesn't matter what) just to see if it freezes on that.

Try booting in safe mode, to see if it loads up OK.

I've used TP-Link Wireless card several times, all worked fine, only problem I found was their range in receiving wasn't that good compared to others (that was a year back, so it may have changed).

04-08-2010, 05:29 PM
Thank you - will give it a try