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Wireless client adapter is not recognized by the computer's operating system - PC card controller mode is incorrectly set

Core Issue

The PC card controller mode is not set to PCI compatible.

Resolution

If your client adapter is not being recognized by your computer's personal computer memory card international association (PCMCIA) adapter, check your computer's Basic Input/Output System (BIOS) and make sure that the PC card controller mode is set to Peripheral Component Interconnect (PCI) compatible. Try using a different slot. Installing the folder in  a different folder sometimes resolves the issue. You may need to specify a different interrupt request (IRQ) or I/O range for the adapter if these problems occur on a computer running a Windows OS.

Problem Type

Device OS does not recognize client card

Products

WLAN adapters (wireless card) / ACU (Aironet Client Utility)

Client OS Type

Windows

MAC OS

MS DOS

Win CE

Version history
Revision #:
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Last update:
‎06-22-2009 06:09 PM
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