Computer shuts itself off when...

July 19, 2009 at 09:26:10
Specs: Windows XP
I reformatted my computer and updated my bios but whenever I plug in my Wireless PCI adapter and surf the internet for a few minutes the computer shuts itself off. I removed it doesn't happen again.

Is something wrong with the adapter?

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July 19, 2009 at 21:47:17
Check to see if your drivers for the wireless card are all installed correctly. Also make sure the firmware is up-to-date on the wireless card. Both of these you can check on the manufacturer of the wireless cards website.
Hope this helped!

I run Ubuntu 9.04 on my Compaq Presario R3000. I also run windows XP & 7(beta) in virtual box.

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