Old October 17th, 2010, 07:04 AM
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Default WNDA3100 Driver issues

I have had occasional trouble with the WNDA3100 product, as it keeps crashing and giving me a blue screen of death.

Here is some information from a prior crash.

Dump File : Mini092810-01.dmp
Crash Time : 9/28/2010 7:14:47 PM
Bug Check Code : 0x10000050
Parameter 1 : 0xb87c8780
Parameter 2 : 0x00000001
Parameter 3 : 0x80536a40
Parameter 4 : 0x00000000
Caused By Driver : WNDA31.sys
Caused By Address : WNDA31.sys+4f536
File Description : Atheros Extensible Wireless LAN device driver
Product Name : Driver for Atheros OTUS Network Adapter
Company : Atheros Communications, Inc.
File Version : built by: WinDDK
Processor : 32-bit
Computer Name :
Full Path : C:\WINDOWS\Minidump\Mini092810-01.dmp
Processors Count : 1
Major Version : 15
Minor Version : 2600
The WNDA31.sys driver appears to be responsible, and the version for the software is

However, when I try to update the driver, there are no changes at all even when I unplug the adapter and plug it back in, or follow instructions exactly. I get no errors while updating the driver, but when I check the utility, everything is exactly the same as before the update. There is no change. The driver is still, and the Smart Wireless Utility is still instead of

I think the driver may be as updated as can be, I'm not sure. I don't know how to stop the blue screens though. Any advice would be appreciated, thanks.
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