Sort Date Most helpful Positive rating Negative rating. Go to the device manager, click on the Atheros wifi adapter. Updated on Aug 26, Updated drivers for system works fanatastic. Thanks for your feedback, it helps us improve the site. Overview User Reviews Specs. It is possible the driver did not overwrite the old one, and there is an alternate way to get the driver to install.

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Then download the 2. There is a somewhat known problem with Atheros and Ralink wireless cards.

Thank You for Submitting Your Review,! I was able to connect 1 time for 2 minutes but it disconnected without any reasons and I havent been able to re-connect since.

Message 8 of 8. The driver package that you can use is called ath9k. I tried the alternate WiFi driver madwifi but no luck. Looks like your internet is fine as well.

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Thanks for marking this as the answer. Do remember seeing threads about this on the forum and there’s been some working fixes for the issue. Once this installed, I was able to immediately get Internet restored. For details and our forum data attribution, retention and privacy policy, see here. Ima definite plus of programs.


Atheros ar5007 802 11 b/g wifi adapter

What is the driver version and date showing up on the driver tab? May 26th, 3. Even when I click on the “cancel” part when downloading, it downloaded it anyway. May 23rd, 1. I have 2 dozen connections now name “Auto default” any ideas?

Pros These were the exact drivers I needed to reinstall my wifi adapter. Message 7 of 8. Thanks for offering your help.

Be gentle, I’m new to linux thanks. Was this review helpful? All it does is give your wireless card a similar mac address as your wired card. Should be looked in from one client to another.

It’s fixable, unfortunately the way Ae5007ug do it I can’t give out but I’m sure there should be some mac spoofing programs out there. Also add the ath9k to the modules list.

I upgraded my wireless router to a Netgear N router for the added security and qtheros laptop can ar500u7g it and connect unfortunately I cannot get to the internet. The connection between your laptop and the router is fine, you don’t have to worry about that. The installation was easy and error-free. One would think they would have a new wireless card that would be compatible with the latest technology.


If i’ll have some time, i’ll try some of these forums advices: Ok you can also go to that place by searching “view network connection”.

Sorry this didn’t help. I contacted compaq to see if there was an internal adapter I could switch to and they tell me there is athreos.