Installed wireless NIC and everytime I boot up the computer, the card is not recognized and comes up as PCMCIA MTD-2000 in device manager. However, if I eject the card and then reinsert it, it will be detected and will function. I do not want to have to keep unplugging and replugging it back in after rebooting as it may wear out the PCMCIA connection. It worked fine in the past when I got the comp from my bro with XP Home installed and the Linksys software (which I've tried again). I did a clean install of Win XP Pro since and can not get the adapter to be recognized on boot. I've also uninstalled and reinstalled the Cardbus in device manager first.
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Have you tried the latest driver and utilities for the wireless NIC -- download from Linksys (?)
Yes, I have. I installed with them as well as the disk that came with it. Both have the same result.