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Atheros Wireless LAN Driver

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Description

This package contains the driver for the Atheros Adapters in the supported notebook models and operating systems.

Release details

Released:
2008-06-20
File name:
sp39403.exe [1/1, 20.64M]
Version
2.00 B
Compatibility:
Microsoft Windows Vista
Microsoft Windows Vista Home Basic (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows Vista Business (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows Vista Starter
Microsoft Windows Vista (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows Vista Enterprise (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows Vista Enterprise (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows Vista Home Basic (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows Vista Business (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate (64-bit)

Fix/Enhancement

  • Fixes an issue that occurs on an AR5009 WLAN device where a black screen is displayed and the notebook stops responding (hangs) when WLAN transmission is at a high rate.

  • Fixes an intermittent issue where an ad-hoc network cannot be set up with the AR5009 wireless card.

  • Fixes an issue where the Microsoft Windows Wireless LAN 802.11 Extensibility Framework stops working in an ad-hoc operation with WPA2-AES security.

  • Fixes an issue where the Atheros WLAN driver hangs when "Enable Atheros connection settings" is selected.

  • Fixes an issue where the notebook cannot enter Standby mode and stops responding (hangs) when the battery power drops to the "low battery level."

  • Fixes an issue where the notebook cannot enter Critical Hibernation mode.

  • Fixes an issue where the notebook cannot enter Standby or Hibernation mode and then restart when using a docking station.

  • Fixes an issue where a "blue screen 0xFE" error is displayed when the notebook is restarted while connected to a docking station.

  • Fixes an intermittent issue where the notebook disconnects from the access point when using 802.11n.
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