Just last month it rolled out a patch for XP that protected users from the WannaCry ransomware. Microsoft simply decided this threat was serious enough that it had to act. Then I see ath5k module a standard module works perfectly fine! So there’s some underlying problem for sure. Microsoft says all Windows systems with automatic updates enabled will get the patch soon. August 13th, 2.

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You may unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time. I hope this information would be a help to ubuntu users also. Join Date Sep Beans If the module is listed, it’s loaded.

August 20th, August 19th, 8. October 1st, 1. Actually each time after I reconfigured the wifi port, I was’t able to connect at zr5413. August 20th, 9. All the interactions with this thread somehow brought my attention to one of the wireless-script output, channel. WannaCry malware that prompted the last XP update.


Select Qualcomm Atheros wireless driver

If this does not work. I am a debian user, and I have been struggling for a couple of weeks to activate a wireless lan device of my new desktop PC pavilion vjp with AR card.

What exactly am I supposed to do after running Code:. I will need to bring my laptop back to my original weekday “A” router to see what happens, though. And it actually improved and operated under lower signal strength October 1st, 3. I guess this was the last straw. We’ve tried enough and should close the case. While wifi was down, I hooked up the ethernet cable and ran the wireless-script as you had suggested.

Bookmarks Bookmarks Digg del. But I totally agree it’s time to migrate out of the TKIP, which obviously was there for historic reason.

Originally Posted by DemonBob. This morning I took the laptop to my kid’s karate which has free wifi.

August 17th, 6. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated. You can update the driver, by following the steps below.


See if network is connected and running: I then reconfigured my wifi router and changed channel setting from AUTO to 6. I tried this command countless times, with and without various GUI front ends, with no effect. My output indicated channel 1 was used.

Select Qualcomm Atheros wireless driver

Trouble with AR Atheros Card. The only thing we can do about signal strength at the OS side is to try increasing the Tx Power, but that is already 20 dBm which is quite sufficient and max for most regions.

See if ath5k module has been loaded by system: Don’t know if it will apply to you, but it was suggested to me and it helped a bit.