D-link USB wireless adapter locks up PC
Posted on 2011-03-02
I have tried to search on the internet about this but so far no luck. I will try to describe our issue the best I can.
We are using windows XP on a 2003 network we are currently investigating wireless to see if it suits our corportate network. The workstations do not have wireless cards installed so we are tying out some D-LINK 160 802.11G\N adapters.
We have found we a PC locks and the end user attempts to log into the domain they are unable to and they recieve an error message "unable to log on Domain is not available". Then the computer seems to freeze and does not respond to any input. The only way to fix this issue is to restart the PC.
I thought that the computer going on to this locked screen somehow disabled USB. Hower if this was the case then I would expect the mouse and keyboard to also lock out as well. Has anyone experienced an issue similar to this? Or any suggestion for a work around would be appreciated.
Thanks in advance.