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I am attempting to use a Linksys WPC11 v.3 wireless-B PCMCIA card on a Dell Inspiron 8600 laptop. Unfortunately I cannot even get the card to power on while in the slot. I noticed that there is an entry for "WPC11" in the info.plist for "wirelessdrivers" (http://wirelessdriver.sourceforge.net/). Are these drivers useful to me at all?? How can I get this card working??

 

I have searched and searched and cannot find the answer to this... any help would be greatly appreciated.

 

Specs on Wifi card:

Linksys WPC11 v.3 -- PRISM3

 

Specs on Computer / OSX

Dell Inspiron 8600

Intel wireless 2200BG

OSX v. 10.4.6 (i couldnt get 10.4.7 to install properly)

 

Thank You :(

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You are unlikely to get this card working on OSX.

 

First, the card has a Prism chipset. There is only one Prism driver for Intel based OSX and it is a home-brew PrismGT driver, not Prism3: http://forum.insanelymac.com/index.php?s=&...st&p=196838

 

Second, many laptops have trouble getting the PCMCIA slots working. If your PCMCIA chipset is Texas Instruments, then this driver may help: http://forum.insanelymac.com/index.php?showtopic=29583

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hmmm ok thanks!

 

I suppose ill just have to wait for someone to finally crack the code on that damn Intel 2200BG driver...

 

 

good luck waiting.... I, personally, don't believe it is going to happen in the near future. I ended up and just bought a Dell Truemobile 1450 to replace my Intel PRO Wireless 2915abg card. It was only $14.00 .... so i wouldn't exactly calling it breaking the bank. Hell, my hair cut cost more than the mini pci card.

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