Linksys WPC54G PCMCIA Wireless NIC v3 System Freezing Issue after Driver Update

Discussion in 'Other Linksys Equipment' started by dekerf22, May 25, 2007.

  1. dekerf22

    dekerf22 Guest

    There was an updated driver for this card at Windows Update so figured I'd give it a try. The good news is that performance and connection strength are improved but the downside is that now whenever my laptop (ThinkPad T40) is unplugged and I close the lid it won't go into standby until I pull out the card.

    Also, when I change any of the advanced settings in device manager for the card the system freezes and I have to pull it out and put it back in for it to respond. Seems like it might be a power issue but not sure what setting to change. Here is what I have for the cards advanced settings:

    Driver Version:

    Afterburner – Disabled
    Antenna Diversity – Auto
    AP Compatibility Mode – Higher Performance
    Bluetooth Collaboration – Disable
    BSS CLCP Header – Auto (Short/Long)
    Disable Upon Wired Connect – Enabled
    Fragmentation Threshold – 2346
    IBSS 54g Mode – 54g Auto
    IBSS 54g Protection Mode – Auto
    IBSS Allowed – Enabled
    IBSS Link Indication – Default
    Locally Administered MAC Address – Not Present
    Location – United States
    Manage Wireless Settings – Enabled
    Minimum Power Consumption – Enabled
    Mixed Cell Support – Disabled
    Power Output – 100%
    Power Save Mode – Fast
    Radio Enable/Disable – Enable
    Rate – Use best rate
    Roam Tendency – Moderate
    Roaming Decision – Default
    RTS Threshold – 2347
    SSID Autopromote – Disabled
    VLAN Priority Support - Auto
    WMM – Auto
    WZC IBSS Channel Number – 11
    WZC Managed Ethernet – Disabled
    Xpress Technology – Disabled

    I have tried changing a few of these settings like œMinimum Power Consumption†and “Power Save Mode†but to no avail. Any ideas?

    Thanks for any help.
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