Article ID: 318358 - View products that this article applies to.
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If you swap a CardBus card after your computer resumes from suspend, your computer may stop responding (hang).
This problem occurs with any PC Card device that displays a Power Management tab in its properties. If the Allow this device to bring the computer out of standby check box in the device's properties is selected, your computer may hang when you swap PC Card devices after suspending and resuming your computer.
To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows XP. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
322389The English version of this fix should have the following file attributes or later:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/322389/EN-US/ )How to Obtain the Latest Windows XP Service Pack
Date Time Version Size File name ---------------------------------------------------- 12-Mar-2002 18:11 5.1.2600.37 115,584 Pcmcia.sys
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article. This problem was first corrected in Windows XP Service Pack 1.
When you stop the 32-bit Cardbus device by using the Safely Remove Hardware tool in Windows XP, the power (VCC) for that device is not turned off. This behavior is by design on Windows XP, and is a limitation in the existing design of Windows. Because of the integration of the PCI driver and the PCMCIA driver, power cannot be turned off, otherwise the PCI configuration on the bus is lost.