The Intel card will work just fine with only two antennas. Discussion in ‘ Acer ‘ started by imokruok , Oct 18, My model is aoh. Attached to the adapter is an antenna that enables the netbook to receive Wi-Fi signals broadcast from nearby devices. Apparently the power save feature of the network card glitches out and you can disable that useless feature. Once I get the wifi module replaced I’ll continue my quest for the aftermarket 6 cell battery. Here’s where the easiness comes in.

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I have no intention of taking the screen apart to add the third antenna. The Intel card will work just fine with only two antennas.

Page 1 of 2. I honestly did have some issues when using the 3 cell battery weak reception, dropping network but they all disappeared once I went to the 6 cell.

Share This Page Tweet. Update your wifi drivers. Via Hot Keys 1. Fooling with various settings helped, but it was still not as good as it should be, so I decided to replace the module with an Intel AGN wireless module.

For other people, the wireless wireleess and works just fine, but then won’t work for a few minutes – but doesn’t disconnect from the router. I’ve also wirelesd all the fixes an none have worked for me either.


And you can connect to a Wireless-n device, which is not possible with the Atheros. Skip to main content. I’ve been inside my Aspire One several times already.

Acer Aspire One wireless fix (new WiFi module)

Since I’m relatively new, I can’t post to other sites need min of 15 posts. This is the easiest fix for those who have this problem and have been frustrated by a solution. Originally Posted by brobarapas Look on the “front” panel, below the lip of the keyboard, similar to where a latch would be on a wireleas notebook. Now, you won’t get true Wireless-n without the third antenna, but reception overall seems better with the Intel card, and the Intel card does not get as hot as aireless Atheros.

Woreless hope these suggestions help anyone who is looking to do this easy mod. Ranbe also has more than six years of professional information-technology experience, specializing in computer architecture, operating systems, networking, server administration, virtualization and Web design. No, create an account now. Wait until the wireless icon turns gray, then right-click wireles Network Connection” and click “Enable” to reset the adapter. You must log in or sign up to reply here.


Acer Aspire g, trying to upgrade graphic card. Super slow boot, slow everything.

Acer acwr one Not having wireless capabilty. I assume it’s lead 1 and 2. Your keyboard tabs trick is well noted. Seiko Santana Jul 9, I dont know what it did though.

A generic wifi listed in specs – https: I’ve already updated all my drivers. Looking at pictures of the Intel card I see three antenna leads.

Acer Aspire One AOh Netbook Windows XP, Win7 Drivers, Utility | Notebook Drivers

She received an A. I wouldn’t have added the new card if I had to go through the complete disassembly to add the third antenna, but this is not a necessary step. I did end up changing to an Intel ABG card eventually, and the Atheros card is now in my Acer Aspireand no problems in there.

Yup, 1 and 2 in al532h same order as they were connected to the Atheros card.