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Atheros Communications Inc. Atheros AR9285 Wireless Network Adapter how to download and install the driver


Atheros AR9285 Wireless Network Adapter is a Network Adapters hardware device. This driver was developed by Atheros Communications Inc.. The hardware id of this driver is PCI/VEN_168C&DEV_002B&SUBSYS_A5003485; this string has to match your hardware.

1. How to manually install Atheros Communications Inc. Atheros AR9285 Wireless Network Adapter driver


  1. Download the driver setup file for Atheros Communications Inc. Atheros AR9285 Wireless Network Adapter driver from the link below. This download link is for the driver version 9.2.0.514 dated 2012-11-26.
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  3. Run the driver installation file from a Windows account with the highest privileges (rights). If your UAC (User Access Control) is enabled then you will have to confirm the installation of the driver and run the setup with administrative rights.
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  5. Go through the driver setup wizard, which should be pretty straightforward. The driver setup wizard will analyze your PC for compatible devices and will install the driver.
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  7. Restart your computer and enjoy the fresh driver, as you can see it was quite smple.
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This driver is digitally signed by the manufacturer.
File size of the driver: 1029676 bytes (1,005.54 KB)
This driver was installed by many users and received an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 52980 votes.
This driver is compatible with the following versions of Windows:

  • This driver works on Windows Vista (6.0) 64 bits
  • This driver works on Windows 7 (6.1) 64 bits



2. Installing the Atheros Communications Inc. Atheros AR9285 Wireless Network Adapter driver using DriverMax: the easy way


The advantage of using DriverMax is that it will setup the driver for you in the easiest possible way and it will keep each driver up to date, not just this one. How easy can you install a driver with DriverMax? Let's see!

  1. Start DriverMax and press on the yellow button named ~SCAN FOR DRIVER UPDATES NOW~. Wait for DriverMax to analyze each driver on your PC.
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  3. Take a look at the list of driver updates. Scroll the list down until you find the Atheros Communications Inc. Atheros AR9285 Wireless Network Adapter driver. Click the Update button.
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  5. Finished installing the driver!
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