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Old 07-28-2009, 06:49 AM   #1
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where can i download the atheros AR5001+ wireless adapter driver for a toshiba laptop

Hey Everyone ,

I Have a Toshiba Satellite A35-S159 laptop which was recently revamped with a new hard drive and Slack 12.0 installed on it. I need the driver for the wireless adapter which is the Atheros AR5001+ adapter. Any idea where I can download it from? I searched on google and I was not able to find any download sites for that particular driver. I was able to find a driver for the AR5002 adapter but I do not know if that driver will work with my hardware.. any suggestions?
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The MADWifi project appears to be the place. Follow the above link to the madwifi sourceforge page.

It should not matter that it is a laptop or what make/model of laptop.

Good luck,


EDIT - while I don't see *specifically* the device "5001+" many of the 5001's have the same chipset in them. Chances are good the driver will work.

EDIT2 - Your older post HERE was looking for the 5000X+ driver. Is this/not the same device?

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