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Old 09-06-2007, 07:20 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Desktop WiFi Card Doesn't Fit In PCI Slot?

I received my motherboard, case, and wireless card in the mail today. I got these: - ASUS P5N-E SLI LGA 775 NVIDIA nForce 650i SLI ATX Intel Motherboard - Retail - TRENDnet TEW-443PI IEEE 802.11b/g 32-bit PCI 2.2 Bus Master Wireless Adapter up to 108Mbps Data Rates 64/128-Bit WEP (Hex or ASCII), WPA/WPA2, WPA-PSK/WPA2-PSK - Retail

The mobo has 2 PCI slots, and the add on card is PCI. On the motherboard, the two white slots are the PCI slots. I have tried inserting the card into both slots and it doesn't go in all the way. I am afraid I am going to break the slots, if I haven't done so already.

If you look at the pictures, the wireless card has a connector like this:
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but the slots on the motherboard are like this:
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What is going on here?
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