• Status: Solved
  • Priority: Medium
  • Security: Public
  • Views: 853
  • Last Modified:

COMPAQ EVO N600c WLAN Multibay card not recognised after XP reinstall.

I have a Compaq Evo N600c Notebook.  After the file system became inaccessible XP has been reinstalled.
Now the Wireless LAN Multiport W200 is not detected by the system.
I have tried installing drivers and tried using Fn F2 to switch it on but the card is simply not seen in device manager.
Help appreciated.
2 Solutions
Most laptops with integrated wireless have a toggle switch so that you can turn the radio (wireless) off for better battery life.
It may be a key combination (like you suggest Fn+F2) or it may also have a physical switch or button. If you don't have a physical switch, you also need to install software to enable button (Fn) shortcuts.
perilAuthor Commented:
Thanks for your suggestion.
It needed a new card.  There was no doubt about it in the end.
There was no software problem which could have been fixed nor a physical switch which we had not spotted, the fn F2 button is fine when used with a working card.
Question has a verified solution.

Are you are experiencing a similar issue? Get a personalized answer when you ask a related question.

Have a better answer? Share it in a comment.

Join & Write a Comment

Featured Post

Free Tool: Port Scanner

Check which ports are open to the outside world. Helps make sure that your firewall rules are working as intended.

One of a set of tools we are providing to everyone as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

Tackle projects and never again get stuck behind a technical roadblock.
Join Now