Then go to your device manager and manually update the Ethernet card, according to Windows. It’s gonna show up as an older model, but it will work. Since the system would be unstable with drivers that Windows did consider “compatible” with my hardware, I thought, “What the heck! Resources for IT Professionals. I opted to Install from a list or specific location Advanced , then Don’t search, I will choose the driver to install. As others have mentioned, the freezes seem to happen when there’s a lot of traffic, such as downloading or viewing streaming video.

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Atheros 802.11a/bg PCI/PCI-E devices (ath5k)

I try to install this, http: Sign up for a new account in our community. I opted to Install from a list or specific location Advancedthen Don’t search, I will choose the driver to install.

Y Laptop ideapad – Type English. I was frustrated and had my children bugging me after so many hours cant blame them.

In my case, there’s no point in trying to go beyond the standard Mbps connection speed, since I’m running a mixed-vendor configuration: Share this post Link to post Share on other sites. Atheros Wireless Lan Driver.


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It now runs rock solid. Already have an account? Atheros Wireless Network Adapter. My NIC also consistently has an “excellent” connection status.

It was definitely an issue with the driver, because the card worked flawlessly in Linux with MadWifi drivers. And look, the thing is running with the Airlink drivers as suggested the card has an ARA or something like that.

No, create an account now. The system used to freeze after a few moments of surfing the web. Checking Emails and Skype were both working most of the ahteros with the original TP-Link drivers, but surfing the web and in particular starting any download would freeze the system completely. Sign In Sign Up.

I’ve tried various drivers and updates, even uninstalled an windows update, as they say on the netgear support site. And low and behold. If this is it, Ive tried to uninstall but i reboot windows install it automically even though there isnt anything in the slot. I should have tried Bing or Yahoo, hindsight Anyway.

Remove From My Forums. It has been intermittent at best, and has failed completely once completely disabled itself. Thing is that PC is only 10 feet away from the Router Edited September 30, by Hoshie. Atheros Wireless Network Driver Version 9. Thanks to you i finally overcame the freezing problem on my system! Windows would start allright, and it would connect to the wireless network, but if I was very lucky, I would be able to view just two or three web pages, after which the system would completely lock up: This really, actually works!


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Browse to the folder you unpacked the driver to, and select the. I clicked Have disk The laptop always freezes. Yes, my password is: The specified location does not contain any information about your driver? I don’t believe that the Atheros hardware is to blame; once you wirelss the right driver, it works great, doesn’t it?

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