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Windows 7: Wireless isn't loading as fast. Which driver handles it?

25 Jan 2013   #1
Pinkybrain

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Wireless isn't loading as fast. Which driver handles it?

win 7 64x hp
I open up internet explorer when starting up or restarting but the wireless doesn't catch up with it so you get a no connection and then you have to refresh after about 5 seconds. Here are what are listed on my device manager but I'm not sure which of these handle this and what driver I could update or switch

Atheros AR8151 PCI Gigabit Ethernet Controller NDIS 6.20
Intel Centrino Advanced N6205

Here are my options from Acer:
Wireless LAN Atheros Wireless LAN Driver 9.0.0.202
Wireless LAN Broadcom Wireless LAN Driver 5.100.235.19
Wireless LAN Intel Wireless LAN Driver 14.0.1.2
Wireless LAN Realtek Wireless LAN Driver 1005.12.0105.2011


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26 Jan 2013   #2
braddersz

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit
 
 

On most laptops. It does take 5 seconds or so for the Wireless to connect and authenticate to your Wireless Router using what ever security you have set.

To see which Wireless Card you have, Click on Start, in the search box, type Device Manger. Click to open it.
under network adaptors, click the expantion arrow. It should tell you if it's Atheros, Or Broadcom, etc etc.

Then check the website for a new driver.
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27 Jan 2013   #3
Pinkybrain

7 home Premium 64
 
 

On the device manager, I have these 2 listed but I'm not sure which is.

Atheros AR8151 PCI Gigabit Ethernet Controller NDIS 6.20
Intel Centrino Advanced N6205
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27 Jan 2013   #4
braddersz

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Pinkybrain View Post
On the device manager, I have these 2 listed but I'm not sure which is.

Atheros AR8151 PCI Gigabit Ethernet Controller NDIS 6.20
Intel Centrino Advanced N6205

The Intel one is your wireless adaptor.

You will want:

Wireless LAN Intel Wireless LAN Driver 14.0.1.2
From the ACERS website, as mentioned in your first post.
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