Try actually updating your driver: September 23rd, Page 1 of 4. Originally Posted by bizzeb. It may not be related to the hardblock, but you won’t be able to scan other networks and connect to them while it is in Hotspot mode.

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Unsure on how to fix this as a clean reinstall is the last resort. The adapter driver Atheros AR is ae9285 properly and wifi is switch on but there is no Wireless adapter icon shows on the Network Connection.

[SOLVED] Wireless not working Asus Eee PC – ‘WiFi Disabled by hardware switch’

You might look at https: Pull the wires straight up off he card pop the little gold-plated connector at the end of the wire off the card and remove the wireless card. Don’t go here http: The router can be the issue even it other OS’s are working fine.

I deleted them off my machine along with all other unused apps and, voila, the computer is back to normal. The install went well but I am unable to turn on the wireless card now.


So confused from here. Join Date Oct Beans The applications athwros opened with many difficults.

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Tech support scams are an industry-wide issue where scammers attempt to trick you into paying for unnecessary technical athdros services. I am lost in the step process now. Yes, my password is: Specifications and features vary by model, and all images are illustrative. It is virus check and cleaned now.

Qualcomm Atheros AR9285 Network adapter getting corrupted by update

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Results 1 to 10 of Any ideas how to determine the IP address to gain access? I can’t get online. This site in other languages x.

If so how do I activate it? If you don’t want this, I suggest you remove the hotspot profile. After looking at the System Maker’s you can check Device Maker’s for even newer versions. You may you a USB flash drive to transfer the file from the working computer to yours. There is a ‘Fn F2’ hotkey that worked to turn this service on and off when using Win7 but it seems to no longer work.


You can’t post answers that contain an email address. Ra9285 color and bundled software versions are subject to change without notice. The applications start very slowly and at certain moment the screen becomes black. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring.

This is my main PC and don’t want to have a problem with this also. Alun Cox Level 3 Expert Answers. You can download several at once however reboot after you install each one. Restarted the pc, and checked to see if they fixed the problem and No.