Why has my recently installed wireless PCI card suddenly having connectivity problems?

It is a Sabrent wireless-N, 802.11N working off a netgear router. Worked well for 4 days, then suddenly it was taking forever to connect to yahoo.com or even Windows mail. Tried rebooting modem, router, computer. Took out card, and used "wired" connection and that works. Could I have a bad wireless card?
Asked May 31, 2010
more than likely the one you have is a defective one. try to get a hold of the company that makes your wireless card and see if they have warranties on them and get a replacement one.
Answered Jun 07, 2010
Actually, my router was not an "n", and even though the "n" PCI card is supposed to work "backwards" with an apparently outdated "g" router... not so much. I have a new "n" router ($50)... and have had no problems. But thanks for the response, night_angel.
dwdsjd Jun 08, 2010

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