Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.




71 posts

Master Geek


# 21626 2-May-2008 15:37
Send private message

Hi All

ive just bought a (second hand) graphics card (NVIDIA 5200FX)

and about a month ago i bought a ASUS WL-138G V2 wireless lan card.

ive had the wireless card working great for the past month in the pci slot.
I was sick of onboard graphics. so yesterday i put in my recentley bought graphics card (AGP).
i started up the computer and was amazed with what the graphics card had done with my screen. so the first thing i did was try going on the internet, but soon relized that my wireless card wasnt picking up my modem.
i tryed installing the drivers again but that didnt help. soon enough i was taking out my graphics card and testing my internet connection. and to my suprise it was working fine (using onboard graphics). so i put my graphics card back in to see if it had somehow fixed itself, but got the same results.

please someone tell me what i have done wrong.

and im running Windows XP

Cheers

Create new topic
214 posts

Master Geek

Trusted

  # 127960 2-May-2008 16:36
Send private message

One of the cards may be faulty. We had a laptop on the bench the other day which had  a conflict between WLAN and the ethernet port, ethernet couldn't work because the WLAN was set to the same IRQ settings. Disabling the WLAN enabled the ethernet straight away. But as soon as you reboot it reset itself.

Any chance you can try both or one of the cards in another computer?




------------------------------------------------------
David Elsbury
Freelance Lighting, Sound and AV Technician
"Technician like ninja... live in shadow, move in silence"




71 posts

Master Geek


# 127968 2-May-2008 16:53
Send private message

hey, thanks

i dont have another computer to test them out on. but it could very well be (like you said) an interference between the two.
as they both work fine by themselfs (infact graphics always works fine) i wouldnt think that they are faulty.
another person has said that it might be a power problem since i only have a 350w power supply. but my device manager says that every thing is fine

 
 
 
 




71 posts

Master Geek


  # 134248 29-May-2008 20:04
Send private message

hey. just to let all know this problem hasnt yet been fixed so all help would be much appreciated!

since i thought there was a problem with the graphics card i went out and bought another one NVidia Geforce Ti4600.
i had a little trouble finding drivers but eventually got there.

anyway this card dosent work on my system either.

ive tried a friends card (NVidia GeForce 5600XT) and this seems to work fine!
(i cant find any of these on trademe though)

Cheers

Create new topic



Twitter and LinkedIn »



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





News »

Scientists unveil image of quantum entanglement
Posted 13-Jul-2019 06:00


Hackers to be challenged at University of Waikato
Posted 12-Jul-2019 21:34


OPPO Reno Z now available in New Zealand
Posted 12-Jul-2019 21:28


Sony introduces WF-1000XM3 wireless headphones with noise cancellation
Posted 8-Jul-2019 16:56


Xero announces new smarter tools, push into the North American market
Posted 19-Jun-2019 17:20


New report by Unisys shows New Zealanders want action by social platform companies and police to monitor social media sites
Posted 19-Jun-2019 17:09


ASB adds Google Pay option to contactless payments
Posted 19-Jun-2019 17:05


New Zealand PC Market declines on the back of high channel inventory, IDC reports
Posted 18-Jun-2019 17:35


Air New Zealand uses drones to inspect aircraft
Posted 17-Jun-2019 15:39


TCL Electronics launches its first-ever 8K TV
Posted 17-Jun-2019 15:18


E-scooter share scheme launches in Wellington
Posted 17-Jun-2019 12:34


Anyone can broadcast with Kordia Pop Up TV
Posted 13-Jun-2019 10:51


Volvo and Uber present production vehicle ready for self-driving
Posted 13-Jun-2019 10:47


100,000 customers connected to fibre broadband network through Enable
Posted 13-Jun-2019 10:35


5G uptake even faster than expected
Posted 12-Jun-2019 10:01



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.


Support Geekzone »

Our community of supporters help make Geekzone possible. Click the button below to join them.

Support Geezone on PressPatron



Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.