It’s cheap and fairly well reviewed. I’m getting really frustrated and don’t know what to do any more! There are many makes that work, I have had good results with; http: You will get a driver disc with the adapter, which gives you the software for Windows 7, and if my experience is anything, it will give you no trouble. Your intranet the network behind your firewall speed will usually be much faster then than your actual internet speed. Already have an account? Netgear wireless router quit working?

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If your warranty period is greater than eighteen months you could have a warranty claim. Keep in mind that many of the reviewers are clueless, mistaken or just plain frustrated.

Wireless Internet quit working!

You can follow the question or vote as helpful, but you cannot reply to this thread. You can certainly get a replacement wireless board, and it would be the neater option, if you don’t want the adapter sticking out of the side of your laptop.

Sorry this didn’t help. It may or may not be fixed.

Do you already have an account? The easiest and free thing you can try, is to uninstall your wireless software then reboot the pc and it will make Windows reinstall it again.

You need to go into ‘Control Panel’ ‘Hardware’ and then ‘ Device Manager’, then look down the list atheors the line ‘ See photo for view of the one I use. The adapters have a driver disk in the box, so you just follow the easy instructions to install the files for your Windows, be athegos XP, Vista or 7.


Darwin Dim Replied on October 1, Then restart your pc, and you will see a notice ‘Found new hardware’ etc.

If that does not fix it, then the built in adapter is suspect, can be replaced at cost, or then the option is to buy the TP-Link USB version. In looking at different brands I have noticed there are three different “sizes”. I can pull in about 3MB a second and push out a little more than 1MB a second. TechSpot Account Sign up for freeit takes 30 seconds. Ask a question and give support.

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MB is eight times as fast as Mb. Wireless internet stopped working Jan 18, Much of that extra money is spent solving issues with firmware and drivers. Did this solve your problem? Internet service providers like to advertise their services in Mb per second because the numbers are eight times bigger when they are measured in MB per second. You might find you now can get a connection to your wireless router.

But if you get or pay for a ar152 faster speed then go for the ‘N’ version, as it also includes the ‘G’ version too.


Download selected Qualcomm Atheros network driver v1.0.0.33 for AR8152 and Windows XP

Microsoft Windows [Version Hi lilkruegs7, Can’t really add much more to what Cinders has written, it does sound as if the wireless board has failed, it’s not a rare problem. Yes, you’ll have to buy one of these devices. Let us know should you have other concerns.

They’ll keep the laptop for a week or two and and then ship it back to you.

Download Qualcomm Atheros network driver for AR and Windows XP

Many companies put a bunch of money into the products they make, so they cost more. Disabled Tunnel adapter atherls. How satisfied are you with this reply? Failed wifi connection It could be either a hardware fault, so if you are using a laptop with built in wireless card, that could be broken in some way.

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I’m getting really frustrated and don’t know what to do any more! Will any USB adaptor work even if I don’t have that brand router?