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Atheros AR600x 802.11a/b/g/n Wireless LAN Driver

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Type: Driver - Network
Version: 3.7(14 Jan 2013)
Operating System(s): Microsoft Windows 8 (32-bit)
File name: sp60450.exe (19 MB)
This package contains the driver installation package for the Atheros AR600x wireless LAN Controller in the supported notebook models running a supported operating system.
1. Download the file by clicking the "Download" or "Obtain Software" button and saving the file to a folder on your hard drive (make a note of the folder where the downloaded file is saved).

2. Double-click the downloaded file and follow the on-screen instructions.

3. If a message box titled "Program Compatibility Assistant" is displayed after the installation is complete, click "This program installed correctly."

4. Restart the notebook after the installation is complete.

NOTE: Remove the previous driver before installing the new driver.
Supported Devices and Features
Qualcomm Atheros AR6004 WLAN Adapter


Operating Systems
Microsoft Windows 8 32 Edition
,Microsoft Windows 8 Chinese Market 32 Edition
,Microsoft Windows 8 Emerging Markets 32 Edition
,Microsoft Windows 8 Enterprise 32 Edition
,Microsoft Windows 8 Multi-Language 32 Edition
,Microsoft Windows 8 Professional 32 Edition



TITLE:
Qualcomm Atheros AR6000 Series Wireless LAN Driver for Microsoft Windows
VERSION:
3.7 REV: B
DESCRIPTION:

This package contains the driver installation package for the Qualcomm Atheros
AR6000 Series wireless LAN Controller in the supported notebook models running a
supported operating system.

PURPOSE:
Routine
SoftPaq NUMBER:
sp60450
SUPERSEDES:
None
EFFECTIVE DATE:
January 14, 2013
CATEGORY:
Driver - Network
SSM SUPPORTED:
YES
PRODUCT TYPE(S):
Notebooks
HARDWARE PRODUCT MODEL(S):
HP ElitePad 900
DEVICES SUPPORTED:
Qualcomm Atheros AR6004 WLAN Adapter

OPERATING SYSTEM(S):
Microsoft Windows 8 32 Edition
Microsoft Windows 8 Chinese Market 32 Edition
Microsoft Windows 8 Emerging Markets 32 Edition
Microsoft Windows 8 Enterprise 32 Edition
Microsoft Windows 8 Multi-Language 32 Edition
Microsoft Windows 8 Professional 32 Edition
LANGUAGE(S):
Global
FIXES:
- Fixes an issue where the wireless LAN does not function properly and
subsequently causes a blue screen error to occur when the system is restarted.

HOW TO USE:
1. Download the file by clicking the "Download" or "Obtain Software" button and
saving the file to a folder on your hard drive (make a note of the folder where
the downloaded file is saved).

2. Double-click the downloaded file and follow the on-screen instructions.

3. If a message box titled "Program Compatibility Assistant" is displayed after
the installation is complete, click "This program installed correctly."

4. Restart the notebook after the installation is complete.

NOTE: Remove the previous driver before installing the new driver.


Copyright (c) 2013 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.
- Fixes an issue where the wireless LAN does not function properly and subsequently causes a blue screen error to occur when the system is restarted.
Version:3.7 C (18 Apr 2014)
Enhancements
- Adds support for Windows 8.1, 32-bit version.

Version:3.7 (6 Nov 2013)
Enhancements
- Provides the updated driver.

Version:3.7 (19 Oct 2013)
Fixes
- Fixes an issue which causes the Bluetooth connection to stop functioning properly when the system is connected to a Nomin 9560 Onyxll Fingertip Pulse Oximeter.
- Fixes an issue where the Disable/Enable 11D option in Device Advanced Properties does not function properly.

Version:3.7 (12 Jul 2013)
Fixes
- Fixes an issue where the system does not reconnect to an access point that is using WPA2+AES+802.1x when the SSID is hidden.

Version:3.7 (26 Apr 2013)
Fixes
- Fixes an issue which causes a blue screen error (BSOD) to occur when Point-to-Point Protocol over Ethernet (PPPoE) is used to connect the system to a network.
- Fixes an issue that is caused when the system is connected to the internet using WEP security.
Enhancements
- Provides the updated driver.

Version:3.7 (22 Mar 2013)
Fixes
- Fixes an issue where the wireless LAN does not function properly and an error symbol is displayed.
- Fixes an issue which causes the network connection using the wireless LAN to be limited or unstable.

Version:3.7 (2 Mar 2013)
Fixes
- Fixes an issue which causes internet access to fail on a system when multiple client are logged into the internet from the same access point. - Fixes an issue which causes an error to be displayed in the Device Manager.

Version:3.7 (20 Feb 2013)
Fixes
- Fixes an issue where the wireless LAN does not function properly and an error symbol is displayed in the Device Manager.

Version:3.7 (8 Feb 2013)
Fixes
- Fixes an issue where the system does not connect properly to a network using a hidden SSID access point (2.4G/5G). - Fixes an issue where the system does not connect properly to a network using a 5G access point (long distance). - Fixes an issue where the wireless LAN does not function properly when airplane mode is turned on and off, and the system is then restarted.

Version:3.7 (14 Jan 2013)
Fixes
- Fixes an issue where the wireless LAN does not function properly and subsequently causes a blue screen error to occur when the system is restarted.


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Type: Driver - Network
Version: 3.7(14 Jan 2013)
Operating System(s):
Microsoft Windows 8 (32-bit)

Description

This package contains the driver installation package for the Atheros AR600x wireless LAN Controller in the supported notebook models running a supported operating system.

Installation Instructions

1. Download the file by clicking the "Download" or "Obtain Software" button and saving the file to a folder on your hard drive (make a note of the folder where the downloaded file is saved).

2. Double-click the downloaded file and follow the on-screen instructions.

3. If a message box titled "Program Compatibility Assistant" is displayed after the installation is complete, click "This program installed correctly."

4. Restart the notebook after the installation is complete.

NOTE: Remove the previous driver before installing the new driver.

System Requirements

Supported Devices and Features
Qualcomm Atheros AR6004 WLAN Adapter


Operating Systems
Microsoft Windows 8 32 Edition
,Microsoft Windows 8 Chinese Market 32 Edition
,Microsoft Windows 8 Emerging Markets 32 Edition
,Microsoft Windows 8 Enterprise 32 Edition
,Microsoft Windows 8 Multi-Language 32 Edition
,Microsoft Windows 8 Professional 32 Edition



Release Notes

TITLE:
Qualcomm Atheros AR6000 Series Wireless LAN Driver for Microsoft Windows
VERSION:
3.7 REV: B
DESCRIPTION:

This package contains the driver installation package for the Qualcomm Atheros
AR6000 Series wireless LAN Controller in the supported notebook models running a
supported operating system.

PURPOSE:
Routine
SoftPaq NUMBER:
sp60450
SUPERSEDES:
None
EFFECTIVE DATE:
January 14, 2013
CATEGORY:
Driver - Network
SSM SUPPORTED:
YES
PRODUCT TYPE(S):
Notebooks
HARDWARE PRODUCT MODEL(S):
HP ElitePad 900
DEVICES SUPPORTED:
Qualcomm Atheros AR6004 WLAN Adapter

OPERATING SYSTEM(S):
Microsoft Windows 8 32 Edition
Microsoft Windows 8 Chinese Market 32 Edition
Microsoft Windows 8 Emerging Markets 32 Edition
Microsoft Windows 8 Enterprise 32 Edition
Microsoft Windows 8 Multi-Language 32 Edition
Microsoft Windows 8 Professional 32 Edition
LANGUAGE(S):
Global
FIXES:
- Fixes an issue where the wireless LAN does not function properly and
subsequently causes a blue screen error to occur when the system is restarted.

HOW TO USE:
1. Download the file by clicking the "Download" or "Obtain Software" button and
saving the file to a folder on your hard drive (make a note of the folder where
the downloaded file is saved).

2. Double-click the downloaded file and follow the on-screen instructions.

3. If a message box titled "Program Compatibility Assistant" is displayed after
the installation is complete, click "This program installed correctly."

4. Restart the notebook after the installation is complete.

NOTE: Remove the previous driver before installing the new driver.


Copyright (c) 2013 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.

Fixes

- Fixes an issue where the wireless LAN does not function properly and subsequently causes a blue screen error to occur when the system is restarted.

Revision History

Version:3.7 C (18 Apr 2014)
Enhancements
- Adds support for Windows 8.1, 32-bit version.

Version:3.7 (6 Nov 2013)
Enhancements
- Provides the updated driver.

Version:3.7 (19 Oct 2013)
Fixes
- Fixes an issue which causes the Bluetooth connection to stop functioning properly when the system is connected to a Nomin 9560 Onyxll Fingertip Pulse Oximeter.
- Fixes an issue where the Disable/Enable 11D option in Device Advanced Properties does not function properly.

Version:3.7 (12 Jul 2013)
Fixes
- Fixes an issue where the system does not reconnect to an access point that is using WPA2+AES+802.1x when the SSID is hidden.

Version:3.7 (26 Apr 2013)
Fixes
- Fixes an issue which causes a blue screen error (BSOD) to occur when Point-to-Point Protocol over Ethernet (PPPoE) is used to connect the system to a network.
- Fixes an issue that is caused when the system is connected to the internet using WEP security.
Enhancements
- Provides the updated driver.

Version:3.7 (22 Mar 2013)
Fixes
- Fixes an issue where the wireless LAN does not function properly and an error symbol is displayed.
- Fixes an issue which causes the network connection using the wireless LAN to be limited or unstable.

Version:3.7 (2 Mar 2013)
Fixes
- Fixes an issue which causes internet access to fail on a system when multiple client are logged into the internet from the same access point. - Fixes an issue which causes an error to be displayed in the Device Manager.

Version:3.7 (20 Feb 2013)
Fixes
- Fixes an issue where the wireless LAN does not function properly and an error symbol is displayed in the Device Manager.

Version:3.7 (8 Feb 2013)
Fixes
- Fixes an issue where the system does not connect properly to a network using a hidden SSID access point (2.4G/5G). - Fixes an issue where the system does not connect properly to a network using a 5G access point (long distance). - Fixes an issue where the wireless LAN does not function properly when airplane mode is turned on and off, and the system is then restarted.

Version:3.7 (14 Jan 2013)
Fixes
- Fixes an issue where the wireless LAN does not function properly and subsequently causes a blue screen error to occur when the system is restarted.