If I may jump in and add something to pebbly's great suggestions, let's see what's going on with your computer.
What type of Security or Firewall Software
are you using?
Also, can we try updating your Atheros driver 'again' from the Atheros Site
, it won't hurt at all. After you have downloaded the Atheros AR9285 driver, pls extract it and manually install and locate the .sys
- Open Device Manager by clicking the Start button , clicking Control Panel, clicking System and Security, and then, under System, clicking Device Manager.* If you're prompted for an administrator password or confirmation, type the password or provide confirmation.
- Double-click Network Adapters, right-click your adapter, and then click Properties.
- Click the Driver tab, and then click Update Driver.
output might be helpful.
Click on the Windows orb
, right click on cmd see at the top, and click on Run as Administrator. From the command prompt (black screen), Copy and Paste these ipconfig /all >c:\ipconfig.txt
. You will find the output in your Local Disk 'C'. You may you a USB flash drive to transfer the file from the working computer to yours.
Please post an update to report your progress.