From: Alain Dekker on 12 Mar 2010 06:34
I _have_ already tried that! :o)
The network adaptor doesn't crash Windows every time, about 1 in 3. I'll try
some of the suggestions given above.
Thanks to everyone.
"SC Tom" <sc(a)tom.net> wrote in message
> "Bruce Chambers" <bchambers(a)cable0ne.n3t> wrote in message
>> Alain Dekker wrote:
>>> I've got a wireless network adaptor that blue screens Windows XP SP3 if
>>> it is enabled at startup. If I start up in Safe Mode, disable the
>>> device, then restart normally, then re-enble the device it works fine.
>>> Is there any way to start the device off disabled, maybe run a batch
>>> file to enable it after a minute or so once Windows is fully booted and
>>> stable, then disable it again just as I shut down the computer?
>>> I know you can write a batch file to start/stop services, so maybe there
>>> is something like this as well?
>>> Many thanks,
>> Others have given you some workarounds, but I can't help wondering why
>> you don't just fix the problem? Simply contact the Wireless Adapter's
>> manufacturer to obtain device drivers that are compatible with WinXP.
>> Bruce Chambers
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> That's a darn good idea, Bruce! Shame on me for assuming that Alain had
> already tried that. :-(
> SC Tom