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New ASUS G50vm-x1 from Best Buy

I bought this laptop yesterday, and have been having fits with the wireless adaptor (an Atheros AR928x).

After a fair amount of troubleshooting, I've discovered the laptop's wireless adaptor has a "scan valid interval" setting that ranges from 20-120 (seconds). This setting directly correlates to a periodic inability to ping to my Linksys Wireless Router. It will ping fine for as many seconds as I have the "scan valid interval" set to, and then will give me a "general failure" for a few seconds, and then go back to pinging again.

I cannot disable the "scan valid interval" setting on the wireless adaptor (as I imagine this would fix it), and I've already re-installed the driver from the manufacturor's website. Additionally, I've updated the firmware on my Linksyst WRT54G to no avail.

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  • Anonymous Mar 04, 2009

    I have the same issue on the asus 1000he laptop I just received and it's very frustrating. after approximately 36 seconds, the connection will not register any data transfer and then after about 5-6 seconds it turns back on. The amount of time off depends on how I tweak the "scan interval range" and so far 120 is the most stable but it's still doing it religiously.

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Unfortunatley laptops have everything "built in onboard" which is to say to fix it you need to replace it. Take it back and try another one. The other option is to disable the wireless adaptor and get a usb wireless adapter to take it's place.

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