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Atheros Driver for samsung n120 won't uninstall/install

by jjcoolsoccer / April 11, 2013 2:05 PM PDT

Everytime I try to uninstall it,it keeps saying that I need to have the wifi device in the computer. It won't detect that I have a working wifi adapter.

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Odd problem.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 11, 2013 10:54 PM PDT

The model comes with a factory OS that I've never had to install this driver. Is there more to this story?

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Atheros Driver for samsung n120 won't uninstall/install
by jjcoolsoccer / April 14, 2013 9:48 AM PDT
In reply to: Odd problem.

The model of the Atheros Driver is Atheros AR5007EG WLAN drive

Other Information:
When I try uninstalling the Client Installation Program it keeps saying "The driver filees you wish to remove will not be removed as the corresponding card is not insterted" but I have opened up my netbook and found that the wireless card is not damaged and looks perfectly fine.

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by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 14, 2013 10:27 AM PDT

Is there more to this story? The n120 I encountered never required a driver install as it was part of the factory installed OS. If someone changed the OS I can see why this would occur but that's not in this discussion.

So at this point use the factory restore and then restore your files and apps from backup. If it's a driver issue that always fixes it.

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