Category: network and modems
Manufacturer: Atheros communications Inc.
Caution Level: Alert
Download File Size: 5.25 Mb
Operating System: Windows Vista Windows Server 2008.
Latest Version / Release Date: 188.8.131.52 / 19 Mar 2008
ATHEROS ar928x wireless network adapter can only be used when the drivers supporting it have been installed. This can be done on the ATHEROS website where there is free downloading for drivers. Users after installing all the necessary drives have experienced a slow boot. This could be caused by installation of something that slows it or due to a lot of new applications. To fix this issue, the following steps should be followed; one should back up their files and pictures, reinstallation of windows. This can be done easily by continuously pressing the functional button 9 (F9) while the computer is rebooting. The reason as to why F9 is used repeatedly is to so that the computer opens the factory restore menu. Instruction will then be displayed and they should be followed. While the installing progresses, the laptop will seem to be slower, this is because there are so many things that are working in the background but the laptop will speed up after the installation is complete.
Unless you update your drivers regularly you may face hardware performance issues.
To check your drivers you should manually verify every device on your system for driver updates
Some of the users of ATHEROS ar928x wireless network adapter have experienced some difficulty after installing the wireless adapter. Some of these complain made are, the drivers used as Wireless LAN Driver Atheros_7.6D_184.108.40.206, xp3264-220.127.116.11-whql, atheros_v18.104.22.168 and atheros_v22.214.171.124_v1.20 is not supporting the ATHEROS ar928x wireless network adapter. The most common complain is that ar928x is not detected in 64 studio 2.1 during installation. One should ensure that some software are disabled or uninstalled since they are needed. These include: Norton internet security, Asus live update, all traces of windows defender, windows automatic update and periodically update it manually. Another common problem detected is that the ar928x tends to lag or slow down whenever a user tries to play games; the lagging in some cases is so intense that the game is left behind. The best way to solve these kinds of problems is to ensure that the latest drivers are installed. If this does not work, then it is best to ask the manufacturer. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and ATHEROS ar928x errors before installing any driver updates.