Wireless Adaptor disabled in Bios? PLEASE help??

  buel 01 Feb 12

Hi, I've got a seperate thread running about how i cant get the wireless adaptor to work or even be recognised on a friend's Eee notebook.

I have tried every trick in the book and to no avail.

however, i've just been into the boot up options on it and one of the options is as follows: 2nd boot device: Network Atheros Boot agent disabled.

Could this be the problem please? And if so, how can i enable it again?

Thank you.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 01 Feb 12

That means boot from LAN - PXE boot in this case booting from a wireless network.

You do not need to enable this in BIOS.

have a look in BIOS at PCi devices does the wireless card show up in there?

  buel 01 Feb 12

Hi, please can you explain how i can get to pci devices?

  buel 01 Feb 12

In Onboard device config, there is 'Onboard Wlan' and it is enabled?

  markd71 01 Feb 12

Is this the machine that has Win 7 installed recently ? If so you need to go to the manufacturers website, Support, Downloads, find your model and download everything......Bios Chipset... Comms... everything and start there

  buel 01 Feb 12

Hi there, No, XP and i have tried the relevant drivers many, many times im afraid!

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 01 Feb 12

'Onboard Wlan' and it is enabled?

disable come out of BIOS then re enter BIOS and re-enable.

boot to windows and see if wireless card then shows up in device manager.

  buel 01 Feb 12

Hi Fruitbat, I did all that and there is stil no wireless adaptor in device manager. Never mind, it's ok, my friend can use the wireless dongle for £8.

Thanks so much, you've all been great!!

  buel 03 Feb 12

Thank you all, I shall close this now!


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