FAQ

At the moment there are four Wireless LAN vendors:

Intel, Qualcomm Atheros, Broadcom, Mediatek (Ralink)

How to find the correct Wireless LAN Driver for My ASUS Notebook?

There are two methods to check the Wireless LAN vendor on your ASUS Notebook?

Methods1: Check the Wireless LAN vendor name in the Device Manager.

Methods2: According the HW ID – VID to confirm the Vendor.

 

Launch Device Manager:

Windows 7: “Start Menu”-> right click the “Computer” -> ”Manage” -> ”Device Manager”

 

 

 Windows 8: press “Windows+X” Key and open “Device Manager”.

 

Methods1: Check the Wireless LAN vendor name in the “Device Manager”.

1. Intel:

2. Qualcomm Atheros:

3. Broadcom:

4. Mediatek (Ralink): Please right click the “802.11N Wireless LAN Card”, choose “Properties” and then check the Vendor.

If yellow exclamation mark appears , please find the ”Network Controller”

Then you can find the vendor of WLAN driver

 

Methods2: According the HW ID – VID to confirm the Vendor.

Please open “Device manager”, right click the WLAN Device in “Network adapters”, and choose “Properties”

Choose”Details”, find the “Hardware Ids” in Property, and then please refer to the HW ID – VID to find the vendor.