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Net Gear WG511 v2 54 Wireless Card - Can't Install - can't find resource in Windows XP - 500pnts

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Hi,

Bought a Netgear WG511 v2 54 Wireless PCMIA Card, but XP refuses to install it..

In device manager  the card has a yellow ! mark and I get the following error message in properties...

This device cannot find enough free resources that it can use (Code 12)


Please help 500 pnts
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Code 12
This device cannot find enough free resources that it can use. If you want to use this device, you will need to disable one of the other devices on this system. (Code 12)

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Two devices have been assigned the same I/O ports, the same interrupt, or the same Direct Memory Access channel (either by the BIOS, the operating system, or a combination of the two). This error message can also appear if the BIOS did not allocate enough resources to the device (for example, if a universal serial bus (USB) controller is not an interrupt from the BIOS because of a corrupted Multiprocessor System (MPS) table).

You can use Device Manager to determine where the conflict is and disable the conflicting device. On the General Properties tab of the device, click Troubleshoot to start the Troubleshooting Wizard.

Go to start Run, MSInfo32 >Hardware resources and look for confilcts and Forced hardware. You can also try duisabling unused devices in teh BIOS, like the Serial port, and parallel port..
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