wi-fi PCI card doesn't fit - Page 2 - Techist - Tech Forum

Go Back   Techist - Tech Forum > Computer Hardware > Monitors, Printers and Peripherals
Click Here to Login
Closed Thread
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 02-05-2010, 08:44 PM   #11 (permalink)
Newb Techie
Join Date: Feb 2010
Posts: 1
Default Wifi Card Won't Fit - SOLUTION!

I don't know why this topic was closed... but I had the same problem, and found a solution:
wi-fi PCI card doesn't fit

It turns out that sometimes in the manufacturing process, the metal bracket on the end of the PCI card is attached without being flush against the circuit board. Fortunately, it is attached only with screws, which can be loosened (quarter- to half-turn should be more than enough) so the bracket can be lined up with the circuit board, and secured in that position.


EchoLynx is offline  
Old 02-05-2010, 11:59 PM   #12 (permalink)
Lord Techie
Hefemeister's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2004
Location: Sweden
Posts: 9,093
Default Re: wi-fi PCI card doesn't fit

Threads that are older than 3 months are closed to prevent necroposting as generally the problem has been resolved in some way. They can be reopened by a request to the mods.

I moved your post here. Thank you for providing a solution.

ASUS P6T Deluxe V2 :: INTEL i7 920 @3.4 :: XFX GTX260 :: 6gb Corsair 1600 :: Corsair 750TX :: TRUE 120 :: Samsung T240 24" :: Windows 7 X64

I do not accept support questions via PM

"Those who would give up essential liberty to purchase a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety."
Hefemeister is offline  
Closed Thread

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Internet connection sharing behind a router KSoD Computer Networking and Internet Hardware 8 03-01-2016 10:32 AM
Dimension 4100, PCI network card problems memory Hardware Repairs and Troubleshooting 2 06-25-2009 04:51 PM
Video card just won't fit dwein2007 Hardware Repairs and Troubleshooting 9 10-03-2008 08:07 PM
PCI Video Card mnelson07 New Systems | Building and Buying 3 07-08-2008 01:57 AM
PCI Express slot/video card question Niverive Hardware Repairs and Troubleshooting 1 02-13-2008 06:00 PM

Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:46 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.