Satellite Pro L20: Adapter WLan has stopped working and will not allow


I have a L20 Pro Satalite, which works very well. However, just before Christmas 2006, the adapter wireless (Atheros AR5005G) has stopped working.

Windows XP Pro SP2 can see the adapter and network connections shows as being activated, but he sees not all networks.

The Atheros Client Utility says that the adapter pases troubleshooting TI test diagnosis up to the Radio, when he says that the Radio is disabled and must be enabled in the Client utility.

'Excellent!', I thought: opening the utility forward. Looked in the Action menu to find "turn on the Radio" is greyed out!


Any help is very welcome.

See you soon,.

Barry Smith.


Is there a hardware option to enable and disable your wireless network card? (switch)
You upgrade your Wlan driver recently? (If Yes, maybe with the wrong driver?)

I had a similar problem once and resolved through driver updates... want to give it a try?

You can download the driver generic Atheros (Version available here:



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