toshiba freezes when internet card is inserted.

By tamekawill ยท 6 replies
Apr 5, 2007
  1. I have a toshiba and every time I try to insert my internet card, it freezes up. When I am not trying to get online my laptop works fine. I als haven't noticed any other problems.
  2. Ididmyc600

    Ididmyc600 TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 1,415

    Hi Tamekawill and welcome to the TS Forum :wave:

    What is " Internet Card".? Please supply make and Model of it so we can help further.

  3. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 11,128   +982

    shutdown your system,
    insert the PCMICA card (or NIC if that's what your refering to)
    and then boot the system.

    Windows should install the correct drivers for that device.

    THEN Right-click My Computer->properties->Hardware->Device Mgr
    and expand Network Adaptors.

    There should be now YELLOW or RED marks on the device.
  4. Tedster

    Tedster Techspot old timer..... Posts: 6,002   +15

    Put the card in before you boot the system. Once the card is recognized by the system and the appropriate drivers are loaded, use it. If it still doesn't work, assume the card is jacked.
  5. tamekawill

    tamekawill TS Rookie Topic Starter

    I have a mobile internet card from verizon wireless cell phone service.
  6. Tedster

    Tedster Techspot old timer..... Posts: 6,002   +15

    and I have a pair of shoes on my feet... what's that got to do with this topic?
  7. Ididmyc600

    Ididmyc600 TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 1,415

    Read up Ted I asked what card he had, as he stated that when he inserted the card he was having problems I wondered what model of card he was using,

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