Copyright – , Tech Support Forum. Time Required 5 – 10 minutes. I went into the laptops Device Manager and clicked on our network adapter which is an Atheros AR5B97 and under the device status it states “This device is not working properly because Windows cannot load the drivers required for this device. Search this Thread Advanced Search. Have USB Wireless adapter and connection is slower but strong. I guess I need to download a Driver from Acer, but there many drivers and I can’t find the correct one.
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I managed to get around it with a system restore which seemed to sort the problem out. Time Required 5 – 10 minutes.
If this problem becomes a regular occurence i shall definitely use the advice you have given. Try installing 57442 Acer LaunchManager from acer. With the ethernet connected perform the following: Use the pointy end of a spudger to remove the antenna connectors from the WLAN card.
There are two Phillips 00 screws securing the cover panel to the rest acer aspire 5742 wireless the notebook.
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Running Win7 Home on Acer Z and windows seems to think it’s the router, where the problem is. Code 31 ” Any help with trying to rectify this problem would be greatly appreciated. Tell acer aspire 5742 wireless you believe repair should be fair, affordable, and accessible. User Name Acerr Me? Post as a guest Name.
Yesterday it decided that it couldn’t connect to our wireless.
BB code is on. The white one looks like it’s a second antenna, so that might not be present in the G model of the laptop – mine was a Z, and it’s what I used to create the guide.
Use a spudger to release the panel from the plastic retaining clips keeping it in place. Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered.
We have a chance to guarantee our right to repair electronic equipment—like smartphones, computers, and even farm equipment. Glad you got it sorted and Thanks for the update. I have tried with an ethernet acer aspire 5742 wireless plugged wirelsss the router but that doesn’t appear to be working. Stand up for your right to repair! To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.