Quote: Originally Posted by badkarma11
If you disable your wireless device, yes, you will have no WiFi. The Atheros driver is associated with your wireless adapter and will be hard or impossible to update. You then have two choices:
1. Disable your wireless adapter in Device manager and go wired (use the on board ethernet connection which you would plug into your router if you have one, or directly into a cable modem if you have one)
2. buy a new wireless adapter that has win7 supported drivers.
I would recommend '2' as it keeps the flexibility of going wireless.
I can live with BSODs :]]