Model: Satellite L505-S6956
Operating System: Windows Vista x64 (Note: might work with other versions of this os.)
This is the driver for the Wireless LAN controller. It is needed for the Wireless LAN controller to function properly.Change PointsFixed: data transfer may stop temporarily under the following conditions.Computer with an Atheros W-LAN card is connected to an Access Point using 11n mode.Computer is being stressed - stress tests, multiple high-bandwidth applications, etc.Noisy environment - radio waves around the computer.Wireless LAN Card CheckRun device manager.If any of the following adapters are found under Network adapters, apply Driver: 22.214.171.1248.0. If none of the adapters are found, then this driver is not for your computer.Atheros AR9280 Wireless Network AdapterAtheros AR9281 Wireless Network AdapterAtheros AR9283 Wireless Network AdapterAtheros AR9285 Wireless Network AdapterInstallation InstructionsSave this file to a convenient location such as the Windows Desktop.Save all work in progress, and close all applications.Double click the downloaded driver to begin the install.Click OK, then click Unzip.Click OK, then click Continue if a User Account Control window is displayed.Click Next to begin installing the new Atheros driver.Click Finish.Click Next, after selecting the Atheros Client language. English is the default.Click Next, to begin installing the Atheros Client.Click I accept the terms... then click Next.Click Finish.Restart the computer.For silent installsPlease run Setup.exe /sDriver Version VerificationRun Device Manager.Open properties of the appropriate Atheros Wireless Network adapter.Atheros AR9280 Wireless Network AdapterAtheros AR9281 Wireless Network AdapterAtheros AR9283 Wireless Network AdapterAtheros AR9285 Wireless Network AdapterVerify that the Driver Version is 126.96.36.1998.Click Driver Details... in the Driver tab.Select athr.sys or athrx.sys.Verify that the File version is 188.8.131.528.