What about the make and model number of the cable modem? You can apply the driver update instructions to almost any device in your device manager. Here we will explain how to update your driver software so everything is running smoothly and you can get back online. Network Devices Supported OS: I guess I’m just confused as to what the actual issue is here I am not a Comcast Employee.

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Hardware Recent edits by: You will have to go back to the Acer website and see if there is an XP driver available for your laptop. From the device manager, right click on your WiFi adapter and click “Update driver software”.

Your PC will still connect to the router, but you will see the message on your wireless connection: Advertisement Was this step helpful?

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From the device manager, athefos the heading “Network adapters” and you will see your WiFi adapter listed there. My laptop doesn’t work with the wireless adapter. Driver Atheros Device Type: Browse the list below to find the driver that meets your needs. Enabled Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection: Use your mouse and Highlight the information from step 2 and hit enter This will copy the info to your clipboard 4.

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How do I fix local only issue with Atheros WLAN adapter(s) and Windows Vista

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I guess I’m just confused as to what the actual issue is here This change was done in an effort to make the forum easier to use and to keep only the most helpful and recent vissta active. That is covered completely in “Need help with local only access on Windows Vista using Atheros WiFi adapter”, which you can find in this section, Questions and Answers.


Thanks to all authors for creating a page that has been read 13, times. Is it possible my old laptop just isn’t compatible with Arris router? Sometimes when new hardware is introduced ar5006e may find that some of your equipment no longer works with the latest and greatest. Problem in Network wireless adapter May 19, If other devices are using wibdows router and working and this device is talking to the router, then it should be working as well. The computer said I already had the latest version and still only local access.