Jun 21, This Driver can also be applied to all of the Acer Aspire series: This was a bit frustrating. For some people, the actual wireless module turns on and off occasionally. I wouldn’t have added the new card if I had to go through the complete disassembly to add the third antenna, but this is not a necessary step. Registration is quick, simple and absolutely free. I followed the disassembly guide here to take the keyboard and top panel off. It is good enough for a netbook with that size.

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Every time I try an updated bios I get wireless disconnects. For Atheros devices, the Linux kernel’s ath5k driver works correctly as of. I updated to bios v.

Atheros AR5BHB63 Acer Aspire One Zg8 WiFi Card

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If you look at that guide above, after installing the card, he has you removing all sorts of other parts just to run the new antenna wires. You are currently viewing LQ as a guest.

Acer Aspire One wireless fix (new WiFi module)

Your driver requires firmware that is missing: Can anyone offer any help please?. Join our community today! Apparently the power save feature of the network athrros glitches out and you can disable that useless feature. Yup, 1 and 2 in the same order as they were connected to the Atheros card. It is good enough for a netbook with that size. I honestly did have some issues when using the 3 cell battery weak reception, dropping network but they all disappeared once I went to the 6 cell.


Although I’m not happy about having to replace the Atheros card to fix my wireless problems it was relatively cheap only 33 bucks from buy. Acer website only contains the Windows 7 drivers. Then you don’t have to ohe apart your screen and all of the other tricky parts.

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Please visit this page to clear all LQ-related cookies. Kne I get the wifi module replaced I’ll continue my quest for the aftermarket 6 cell battery. Registration is quick, simple and absolutely free.

Discussion in ‘ Acer ‘ started by imokruokOct 18, The Intel card will work adpire fine with only two antennas. Since I’m relatively new, I can’t post to other sites need min of 15 posts.

I could not get going with Atheros 7 although I tried a couple of times. This book contains many real life examples derived from the author’s experience as a Linux system and network administrator, trainer and consultant. The new card completely solves the finicky internet problem.


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This is the easiest fix for those who have this problem and have been frustrated by a solution. This forum is for you.

Nov 16, Make “Network Boot: Yes, my password is: Acer did come out with a new driver for the built-in WiFi radio. I have no intention of taking the screen apart to add the third antenna. The only aacer config for me is bios with the Atheros drivers from windows update vista ultimate.

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