This was helpful 2. It is available on a later model’s support pages and I will guide you there now. March 6th, 5. This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff. So far this seems to be working good. Even the technicians I took it too could not fix it and told me the wifi card was dead.

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Advertisements or commercial links. Tikimouth, Thanks for the great post! So far this seems to be working good. Just noticed that the download folder for this model now contains a 9. March 6th, 8.

Acer Aspire One ZG5 Netbook Windows XP Drivers, Applications, Manuals | Notebook Drivers

Also I didn’t note that you’ll need to connect to the internet to download the driver to your laptot by using a hard wired connection to your router RJ45 z5 a cable connected to a modem or router.

I hadn’t seen the troubleshooting link you posted – I’m going to try that now. AOA connects to router but not Internet – update CNET’s Forum on laptops is the best source for finding help, troubleshooting, and getting buying advice from a community of experts.


Could you kindly show me how if you think it could bedone? I’m online at last! I thought Atheros was supported that way I have struggled with this problem for years wlam kept checking Acer for an update.

Thank you for helping us maintain CNET’s great community. Ubuntu Forums Code of Conduct. Wireless on Acer Aspire One ZG5 ok, thanks all for your help, pokes, and prodding – i am now wireless on my acer one aspire running ubuntu 9.

In ubuntu,though, i can’t get the wireless to work at all and I don’t really even know how to troubleshoot atheeros. Pop up will ask if you want to Update or Uninstall device.

Acer Aspire One ZG5 Netbook Windows XP Drivers, Applications, Manuals

Go back to directory and click on Setup icon in the directory again. My daughter can now use what I thought I had to throw out!!! Thank you so much Khamier. The time now is I realized my previous troubleshooting efforts had led to a blacklist ath5k in the modprobe. Even the technicians I took it too could not fix it and told me the wifi card was dead. I have been trying to get the Internet connection working on my Acer for months, but no forum helped until I found this thread.


Discussion topics include hardware component and upgrades, ultrabooksgaming laptops, Netbooksand laptops accessories and much more. I had reinstall XP with no success, but, with this solution, all my wireless problems were solved.

Thanks so much to the OP for this.

I just register to CNET to post this and say thank you. Join Date Mar Beans 8. For details and our forum data attribution, retention and aspirre policy, see here. Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post.

Downloading to a USB-stick is no different from downloading to your hard disk. You are reporting the following post: I had to download the file to a flash drive on my Mac and then bring it wllan to the Acer, but it was simple to follow all your directions and voila!