I assumed a Windows uppdate caused it so I retored to a prevoius point before the last three critical updates, two weeks prevoius, with no success. Uninstall the driver through Device manager. I've struggled this problem for over a year. Actually I think I had the exact same chipset. The drivers for Atheros 9285 v9 or below has some issues with Microsoft update.
If it isn't solved, I will have to install a different WiFi card inside. Choose to select the location of the new driver manually and browse to the folder where you downloaded the driver It is highly recommended to always use the most recent driver version available. In order to manually update your driver, follow the steps below the next steps : 1. Problems can arise when your hardware device is too old or not supported any longer. Took me a long time to trace the lock ups back to the wifi driver. Enabling the wireless card allows systems to read chipset information and manufacturer name, as well as connect to a network without using an Ethernet cable.
You can download from After you download, unzip the file. I can't get my Wi-Fi to work after upgrade from Windows 7 to windows 10. All I had to do to fix it was disable the device in device manager and re-enable it. Point to the above location. While playing games or doing something graphic intensive my laptop's heat vent generates so much heat that sometimes it's enough to boil an egg! No error messages at all, driver 9. Qualcomm Atheros Ar9285 Wireless Network Adapter J1. The utility has been repeatedly tested and has shown excellent results.
Anyways the technician said it was an issue that most computers with Nvidia chips faced due to overheating. See Have not yet reinstalled the x64 updates. The version indicated in the adapter properties was now the new 10. I am beggining to be slightly annoyed at constantly cabling my netbook for a connection. Right click on the hardware device you wish to update and choose Update Driver Software 3.
Click on Update Driver and it should give you the option to browse your computer for the driver. With only one click, you can get all Qualcomm Atheros drivers you need. Could you provide me Paully2012 with a direct link to get the Qualcomm Atheros Communications Inc. Then I reverted Windows to the configuration before the updates, to no avail however. Restart the Computer Restart the computer for all changes to take effect. Thanks both of you for your answer and your good intentions.
Let us know how it goes! Tried driver booster, tried everyting I know of and picked up on the various forums. System: Asus N71V, Win 7 Home Premium 64. This is the latest wireless drivers from Acer for the Atheros and also the Broadcom drivers. Please register, and get one. I do this in order to prevent Windows 10 to install after a system restart those Qualcomm´s drivers that we all know doesn´t work at all. This will help if you installed an incorrect or mismatched driver.
As for applying this release, the installation steps should not pose to much of a challenge since each producer intends to make the procedure as easy as possible: just download the package, run the setup, and follow the on-screen instructions. La fiche du constructeur Atheros Communications vient d'être mise à jour et contient pas moins de dix nouveaux pilotes pour les cartes réseaux filiaires Ethernet et sans-fil Wi-Fi de cette marque. I think it's after the realization that I was no geek like I thought I was. Leave comments below for assistance. Download the Most Common Atheros Drivers The most common Atheros drivers include: Qualcomm Atheros drivers for Windows 10 Qualcomm Atheros drivers for Windows 8. I straight away took it a local technician after my repeated attempts to fix it.
Try to set a system restore point before installing a device driver. I proceeded to manually install this driver from the folder I extracted from the. Go to Device Manager, right click on Network control, update driver and search for drivers in my computer. After all this it might be worth restarting. Utility updated it and the problem disappeared. I'm guessing either your wifi card is faulty - or somehow the wireless drivers are actually not working correctly. Note that this is for a 64 bit system running on Windows 8.