No more issues since I turned it off and it even reactivated my wifi! Linux – Laptop and Netbook Having a problem installing or configuring Linux on your laptop? Acer did come out with a new driver for the built-in WiFi radio. Your name or email address: Click Here to receive this Complete Guide absolutely free. And you can connect to a Wireless-n device, which is not possible with the Atheros. I did end up changing to an Intel ABG card eventually, and the Atheros card is now in my Acer Aspire , and no problems in there.
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The Intel card has three antenna jacks, the Atheros only two. Wireless issues with Acer Laptop will be caused by one of the following: For some people, the actual wireless module turns on and off occasionally. If I issue the command syndaemon the synaptics driver is not detected: Every time I try an updated bios I get wireless disconnects. Need help running Linux on your netbook? In properties go to the Advanced tab, click on Power Save Mode and turn it off!
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I installed the new driver on oe, but never seemed to have a problem before. Registration is quick, simple and absolutely free. The antenna leads that you remove from the Atheros have the same connector as the Intel card, so just go with the two leads instead.
Aspire D no Ethernet no wireless. Acer Aspire 5 AGV6 upgrades? Acer website only contains the Windows 7 drivers. You can download Acer Software to detect your hardware and choose the right drivers.
You are currently viewing LQ as a guest. Jun 21, This Driver can also be applied to all of the Acer Aspire series: This guide is great, and the author did a nice job with the descriptions.
This saves you from scratches if you use a metal tool. One way to update Windows 7 – To turn on automatic updates in Windows 7: Otherwise, Windows wants you to reinstall the card before you remove the drivers.
This was a bit frustrating. Share This Page Tweet. The only stable config for me is bios with the Atheros drivers from windows update vista ultimate. No, create an account now. I did end up changing to an Intel ABG card eventually, and the Atheros card is now xspire my Acer Aspireand no problems in there. ApostateTapirNov 20,in forum: The new card completely solves the finicky internet problem.
Acer Aspire One wireless fix (new WiFi module)
Do you already have an account? This is the easiest fix for those who have this problem and have been frustrated by a solution. Aspirs could not get going with Atheros 7 although I tried a couple of times.
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Yup, 1 and 2 in the same order as they were connected to the Atheros card.