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Network card dies when trying to wake up laptop from sleep

Network card dies when trying to wake up laptop from sleep

I have a Dell XPS 1640 laptop (aka Dell Studio XPS 16), running Vista. Whenever the laptop wakes up from sleep, my Broadcomm LAN card immediately dies. Any attempt to access it completely locks up whichever program I use to access it. There appears to be no way to re-awaken the card, other than rebooting; note that Vista does not even shut down properly if some program is waiting for the card. So far, I have tried the following:

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I have tried all the remedies offered on these threads so far, with no luck. But now, I'd finally upgraded to Windows 7, and the problem seems to have gone away. It looks like the Vista driver for my network card must have been faulty. Thank you all for your help, however !