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PCMCIA driver issues

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July 8, 2010 1:04:35 PM

Hi,
I have a DELL Latitude S520 laptop and it keeps losing the interface with an AT&T Air Card! I have tried removing and re-installing the AT&T software and the problem keeps occuring. The power and 3G network lights illuminate when card is plugged into the slot but I get the "connect to computer error chime" each time it is plugged in now.

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Anonymous
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July 9, 2010 1:42:40 AM

If the Dell has two slots and the card will fit either, try the other.

Also check Dell site for updated drivers.

Have you tried any other PCMCIA device in the slots ? Can you try the Air Card in another computer ?
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July 17, 2010 7:17:16 PM

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If the Dell has two slots and the card will fit either, try the other.

Also check Dell site for updated drivers.

Have you tried any other PCMCIA device in the slots ? Can you try the Air Card in another computer ?


Yes I tried the card in my Toshiba with XP and it works fine. My IT people are telling me that they have the same issues with several other cards used by other Field Tech's like myself.
The Dell only has one PCMCIA slot, the IT dept. is having a hard time finding a driver to support the 875 Air Card.
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