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Wifi Connection

For the past few months i have run into a problem regarding my internet connection to my laptop. Normally i have a good stable connection of wifi to the laptop and it works fine for a while but suddenly the wifi connection stops working, all other devices connect to the wifi fine except my pc. when i bring up the list of available wifis my connection can be seen. When i press to connect it just loads and loads but will never connect. To fix this problem i have to completely restart the pc. Also the eathernet still works.

I find that this problem might occur from google chrome as it seems to happen at random when it is open, it happened just before and google kinda froze right before it happened.
I have a feeling it might have to do with my wifi card, it is a Qualcomm Atheros AR9485 Wireless Network Adapter with the latest drivers. Wnougher problem i have is when any device (ipad mini 3) is connected to wifi and around 10 metres near the pc my connection will go from 15mbs to 500kbs.

Sorry for the long paragraphs
So basically what im asking is:
1. What might be causing my laptop to suddenly drop wifi connection and not be able to connect until pc restart
2. Why does a connected device near the pc affect my connection.

Specs:
Wifi card: Qualcomm Atheros AR9485 Wireless Network Adapter
Version 3.0.2.201
Laptop: Asus F55oD Series
Windows 10
Amd, Radeon Graphics Driver
thx Happy

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Most common fix I use

Is a new WiFi card. Can be confusing to folk not doing PC repairs. They ask why?

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so I went to the website and found the appropriate driver update for my drivers and downloaded it, when I opened the file I got all these different files in it but no idea how to install them to my computer.

Also I did locate my wifi card driver and clicked to look for updates for it, msft told me that the driver was fully up to date, even though it's version 3.0 and the latest is 10.0

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Download the file and unzip it.
Use device manager and click on update driver.
Click on browse my computer.
Click on browse and navigate to the folder that contains the file.

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Alright thx heaps if it doesn't work I'll just leave it for now but it will probs work, thx for that.

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