Discover the magic of the Internet. Share This Page Tweet. Acer website only contains the Windows 7 drivers. It has the atheros wifi card. The antenna leads that you remove from the Atheros have the same connector as the Intel card, so just go with the two leads instead. For Atheros devices, the Linux kernel’s ath5k driver works correctly as of.

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Acer Aspire One wireless fix (new WiFi module)

This was a bit frustrating. The first time I took my One apart I shoved the third tab too far inside and it wouldn’t come out.

Share This Page Tweet. I followed as;ire disassembly guide here to take the keyboard and top panel off. Here’s where the easiness comes in.

I’ve also tried all the fixes an none have worked for me either. Also, when you take the AAO apart, use a credit card or other thin piece of plastic to push in the tabs on the keyboard. I have no intention of taking the screen apart to add the third antenna.


And you can connect to a Wireless-n device, which is not possible with the Atheros. Your name or email address: This book contains many real life examples derived from the author’s experience as a Linux system and network administrator, trainer and consultant. They hope these examples will help you to get a better understanding of the Linux system and that you feel encouraged to try out things on your own. No, create an account now.

Although I’m not happy about having to replace the Atheros card to fix my wireless problems it was relatively cheap only 33 bucks from buy.

Attempting to do a manual install without any net connection will more than likely lead to dependency issues. If I issue the command syndaemon the synaptics driver is not detected: For some people, the actual wireless module turns on and off occasionally.

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Atherso installed the new driver on mine, but never seemed to have a problem before. The Intel card will work just fine with only two antennas. Which is kind of nice, since the card is under your right palm. One way to update Windows 7 – To turn on automatic updates in Windows 7: Your keyboard tabs trick is well noted. Blacky Dec 16, Discussion in ‘ Acer ‘ started by imokruok asppire, Oct 18, Which two should I hook the original antennas to?


You can download Acer Software to detect your hardware and choose the right drivers.

Then you don’t have to take apart your screen and all of the other tricky parts. I could not get going with Atheros 7 although I tried a couple of times. The Aspire One is a great machine that, for me, was mildly crippled by a finicky Wi-Fi connection.