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PCI Wireless card suddenly not detected

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  • Wireless
  • PCI
  • Front Panel
  • Components
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September 21, 2011 11:01:42 PM

So I am having a problem with my PCI wireless card. The model is the TP-Link TL-WN811N. Yesterday I noticed that my front panel audio was not properly connected so I opened my case and reconnected it. When I powered on my PC again the card was not detected, even in the device manager. When I opened up my case again I noticed that the wires from the unused AC97 front panel audio connector were touching the side of the wireless card. I have tried reinstalling the card, reinstalling the drivers and switching to a different PCI slot. Do think it is possible that my card was ruined by the wires touching it? Also my hand touched the side of the card when I was reconnecting the Front panel audio connector, but I was grounded to the case. My specs are:
i5 2500k
Asus P8P67 Pro
8GB DDR3 1333
XFX Pro 750w
Evga GTX 560 1 GB

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September 22, 2011 3:03:33 AM

It very well could be, Have you tried removing and reinserting the wireless card ot trying another slot?
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