Very slow wireless after reformatting? (Atheros AR9285)

Discussion in 'Networking & Security' started by matt00926, Apr 23, 2010.

  1. matt00926

    matt00926 Gawd

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    Have a MSI A6200 laptop here, and it came with Windows 7 home premium x32. I formatted it with a clean .iso of Windows 7 home premium x64 (which I've done before successfully on a similar MSI laptop) and now my wireless speeds are terrible. I connect at 11mbps but web browsing is incredibly slow and I download at a whopping rate of 20 kb/s max. I've tried using the native driver that Windows 7 installs, the one available through Windows Update, and also one I found on the net: neither makes a difference.

    Before I formatted it was working just fine. I'm currently downloading a x32 bit copy, thinking it's a driver issue, but is there any other troubleshooting steps I can take? It doesn't seem to be a network problem as all the other laptops in the house are unaffected.

    edit: I can't even find my laptop on MSI's website