ive run my computer for months now with no problems. just installed a wireless router in my house a week ago. no problems. than out of the blue my laptop cannot even see any wireless networks while my other laptop can. i have no clue and no symptoms. the only other thing is that i just had my laptop connected to the net for a week now. i know there is no viruses or the like on it. what else could it be? if someone could give a runthought of everyhting there has to be for the card to actually run.. under the properties of the connection. that may help.. thankyou for your time. i run windows XP laptop is Emachine. also have a problem with it randomly freezing on me too.