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Windows 7: atheros ar9285 802.11b/g/n

19 May 2011   #11

Windows 7 Home Premium

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ickymay View Post
it is possible for software such as your Antivirus to cause problems and or drivers ?

what AV do you have installed and what happens if you update or rollback the driver and the windows updates ?

to check signal strength in case you have a bad router or inteference or the arial in your laptop is damaged dowload and run Xirrus Wifi inspector

let us know how it goes ?
I'm using Microsoft Security Essentials and I've always used that. Everything seems good on the tests, so I have honestly no idea what's wrong.


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20 May 2011   #12

win7 ultimate / virtual box

MSE is yet to cause a problem with wifi in my experience so we can dismiss that for now.

with the test results from xirrus where you at home or school and what where the other access points ?

-74db is not a great signal strength and from approximately 6-10 metres you should be showing more like -30-40db ?

you are sharing a channel (frequency) with another access point so if this at home as i suspect why not try changing the broadcast channel on your router to 3 ?

your router access page should be htt*://
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