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Cleaning Fail - Wlan Card Fail To Find Resources

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by Techtu, Jun 13, 2011.

  1. Techtu

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    So was doing a routine clean of inside of my pc (also decided to apply new thermal paste... what has made no difference whatsoever but never mind about that) as I do I removed most the components except the motherboard and hard drives so the WLan card came out too well now I've put everything back and the card can't start due to not being able to find enough free resources (code 12)... what would be the solution to this?
     
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    A few questions for your question:

    Did you use any cleaning solution for any of the job? ...including replacing thermal paste. (...asking because I once splashed fluid on ram slots and it took a while to figure that one out. Lots of intermittent problems... With a careful cleaning, system was humming along again. )

    Add any new peripherals?
     
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    I used Akasa TIM Cleaner & AC MX-4 paste which I thought both was non-conductive. I actually brought those for that very reason.

    I'm thinking it's some software error as I've un-installed the software & driver and went to do a re-install but now I'm unable to - this is without the WLan card plugged in the rig.

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    Didn't reset BIOS/remove battery while you was cleaning did you?
     
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    I've seen many wireless adapters/etc. require a certain order of installation... such as you have to install the drivers BEFORE installing the hardware, or your screwed. I'd blame it on poor driver architecture, or limitations on driver installation with windows, or both.

    You may need to try pluggin the card back in, reinstalling, take it out, reinstall, etc.

    I'm at a loss why the system cleaning started the problem - did you boot up the system with the WLan card removed after you cleaned it?

    Any help forums you can find for your WLan card?
     
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    Well after all those hours of pondering what I did wrong it turned out to be as Sasqui said... Stupid requirements when installing the card + driver, as for why it went kaput in the first place I'll go with you too on that again Sasqui... poor driver architecture and partly was due to me using a virtual drive which didn't auto load on reboot... so a number of things really :/ + been quiet side tracked. However thanks for the help guys :toast:
     
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    If you are finding any remedies to get your cleaning work done, then you can definitely go for the professional cleaning experts. These experts would help you to clean the things using new technologies which would help to restore the cleaned product for longer time.
     

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