I purchased a HP Wireless Anyway, thanks millions for posting this here ages ago. 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: You need to be a member in order to leave a comment. Hello I’m using a netgear wg v1 pci wlan adapter based on atheros AR chip. Windows 7 Hardware Compatibility. Sp Laptop ideapad English.
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You say your laptop freezes as soon as you plug the card in, so it’s probably loading the wrong driver immediately. Share this post Link to post Share on other sites.
Get rid of that, and you might make some progress. Miix 2 11 Tablet Lenovo English. M Laptop Lenovo – Type English. Don’t you wirelless any devices with the yellow exclamation mark next to them? E Desktop Lenovo English.
Resources for IT Professionals. Flex D Laptop Lenovo English. I opted to Install from a list or specific location Advancedthen Don’t search, I will choose the driver to install.
I experienced the same exact freezing problem that Luvr documented so well in his original post.
The driver mentioned here being an Atheros driver should probably work with a wide variety of other Atheros cards too, Atheros implement a more or less ‘one size fits all’ driver policy. B Laptop Lenovo English. Thanks to Iuvr and it’s post, my wg works again. I know how to do the device manager thing, however, when im in device manager, wirelexs dont see the card.
The buggy drivers really need to be fixed, because these fine cards are getting the flak. It has been intermittent at best, and has failed completely once completely adpater itself.
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Sp Laptop ideapad English. G Laptop Lenovo English. Gs Laptop Lenovo English. TechSpot is dedicated to computer enthusiasts and power users. In fact, this problem adaptef apparently not even unique to Atheros chipsets; similar issues seem to arise with, e. Since i’ve installed SP2 wg stopped connecting to my wi-fi router. Anyway, the link below atheos instructions on how to remove ‘hidden’ devices in device manager.
Under Linux, however, it should be a great choice though I haven’t tested that yet. G Laptop Lenovo – Type English.
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No more mousing around, no more keyboarding, no more nothing – the only option would be to hit the RESET button. I’ve tried various drivers and updates, even uninstalled an windows update, as they say on the netgear support site. No, create an account now. I search a driver for this Card.
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Thing is that PC is only 10 feet away from the Router Well, I’m off to see the wizard Atheros Wireless Network Driver Version 9. Y Laptop ideapad – Type English. Ask a question and give support.