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Old 01-16-2003, 02:18 PM   #11 (permalink)
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it was the card. I think.
i was under the impression windows would reconize or at least say something about any new hadware conected to the Mb???

anyhow I think the cards either bad or I have no idea how to install a card thats not plug and play.

it would not work in the other slots either.


i got a new one tho for 20bucks an it installed fine.

this is what hp told me
is it true?
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> Plug and play devices are those for which you do not
> need drivers and
> the drivers are integrated in the operating system.
> Devices like
> monitors, standard keyboard, standard two button
> moue are plug and play.
> The device in question is not a plug and play card.
> Generally, fully
> external peripherals are plug and play and not PCI
> cards.
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Old 01-16-2003, 03:05 PM   #12 (permalink)
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No, that is the technical definition. However, we use that term for cards that will be at least detected by the OS when plugged in.
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