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Windows 7: Installed connectify now getting Qualcomm Atheros Direct connect error

23 Jul 2015   #1
skirabbit

windows 7
 
 
Installed connectify now getting Qualcomm Atheros Direct connect error

Hi All

Was a bit naughty tried to install Connectify to my company pc so I could get wifi on my phone. It did not work and I started getting every 2 seconds "QUALCOMM Atheros Direct has stopped working" - I unistalled Connectify and no joy. I am using windows 7

I cannot find a Qualcomm adapter just the Dell one - which for some reason has a #2 next to it. I tried to find updated drivers but all the forums that have links to the Qualcomm adapters lead to a page that no longer exists - and no where on the qualcomm atheros site can I find drivers.

I tried to redownload the dell drivers for my adapter and resinstalled them - no joy.

I have wifi and it seems to work fine - just this stupid error box keeps popping up.

I am desperate as IT do not know I have admin rights on my PC and I am worried I caused the issue trying to install connectify.

How can I resolve this Qualcomm Atheros direct has stopped working problem?

thanks


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23 Jul 2015   #2
Ztruker

Windows 10 Pro X64
 
 

Do a System Restore to before you did this, that should fix it.
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24 Jul 2015   #3
skirabbit

windows 7
 
 
thanks

so obvious- thanks - when you are in a panic sometimes forget the basics :-)
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