You won’t be able to connect to a 5 GHz band unless you change wireless adapters. Got one a few days ago but it was not an ac card so had to return it and wait one more week after waiting for 2 weeks New 25 Nov 3. Any recommendations on a replacement adapter I could use? Follow the suggestion from this link.

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Lenovo s – 11BY OS: The network notification doesn’t show an exclamation mark or anything, everything seems fine but a connection would not be established and I would not be able to use the internet for about minutes. New 27 Nov My Computer You need to have JavaScript enabled so that you can use this Adaper time now is New 25 Nov 3.

In Device Manager, locate the device you want to update, and then double-click the device name. I would recommend the or if you don’t need the bluetooth if you are not in a hurry to buy the latest AC ar9485wv-eg.

Qualcomm Atheros AR9485WB-EG – wireless adapter occasionally loses connection (Windows 8.1)

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This site in other languages x. I think some are putting in the Bigfoot card.

Download Qualcomm Atheros wireless driver for ARWB and Windows 7

My Computer Computer Type: Sometimes the problem would fix itself and my connection would renew, and sometimes I rather not wait and when I open the troubleshooting program it resets my WiFi adapter and reconnects to my home network and everything is normal again.

I’ve read that the BIOS on some laptops have a whitelist that restricts what adapters can be used. Any recommendations on a replacement adapter I could use? Same goes for my android devices, they never fail the connection to my home network.

I will soon get my new intel ac card.

Download drivers from this Asus link: Got one a few days ago atheroa it was not an ac card so had to return it and wait one more week after waiting for 2 weeks Logitech Trackball model Hard Drives: Did i “Upgrade” my wireless card? Thanks for marking this as the answer.

Download selected Qualcomm Atheros wireless driver v10.0.0.328 for AR9485WB and Windows 7

I would recommend the Bigfoot cards since the dudes on this forum sounds to like them I personally prefer the intel cards. You can help protect yourself from scammers wireles verifying that the contact is a Microsoft Agent or Microsoft Employee and that the phone number is an official Microsoft global customer service number.


You can follow the question or vote as helpful, but you cannot reply to this thread. How satisfied are you with this reply? Follow the suggestion from this link. Atheros Qualcomm wireless network driver problem in Drivers and Hardware.

Only takes about of millions of screws in my opinion but worth the “hassle” Especially at schools with 5ghz preferred interwebz. I have two other laptops connected to my home network Both HP laptops, one is on win7, the other is 8. If anyone could shed some light and help me fix this horrible WiFi adapter issues I’d fly over and buy him a beer personally!!

Some Laptops, you need to have a lot of skills and effort to disassemble Laptop.