>That's interesting. The wifi chipset is Atheros 5007 and is B/G only
>(laptop is probably ~6 years old now).
Thar pretty much says everything. Updating the driver(s) will not remedy
>The router is bang up-to-date so it
>could be a similar problem. I have a newish (B/G/N) dongle and I will
>send my son back to his place with that as a backup.
That should take care of it. I'd be interested in knowing the make and
model of his WiFi hub. There were at least a couple fielded by 19CL that are
primary at fault with this issue.
>We HAVE now upgraded his laptop to Win7 and installed the latest drivers -
>all is working well chez-moi, tomorrow he has to try back at his home.
Win7 will help if it's a 19CL connection where they're actively screening
out older hardware, operating systems, and browsers.
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