Acer Aspire 4750G notebook has built-in atheros ar5b97 wireless network card which cannot be started under Windows Server 2003 operating system. After installing the latest ar5b97 driver using Driver Wizard 2012 a yellow exclamation mark is always displayed in the Device Manager.
The reason for this problem is that Windows 2003 Server has a problem with the pci resource allocation of the wireless network card and the pci configuration items are blocked in the notebook bios and cannot be modified.
To solve this problem some people choose to replace the supported wireless network card. In fact there is no need to replace the wireless network card. The solution is as follows:
Open the Explorer menu Tools-Folder Options-Display Remove the check mark in front of the 'Hide protected operating system files' option open the root directory of the C drive right-click the boot.ini file attribute and remove the read-only attribute. Open the boot.ini file the content is as follows:
Copy code The code is as follows:
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\\WINDOWS='Windows Server 2003 Enterprise' /noexecute=optout /fastdetect
Change the noexecute=optout item to execute=optin save the modification restore the read-only attribute of boot.ini restore the hidden protected operating system files . Restart the computer and enter the device manager to see that the wireless network card has been enabled! Right-click the WiFi signal symbol at the bottom right of the screen and select the client software. You can choose to use the Atheros client program or Windows to manage the wireless network card. Generally you can choose to use windows management. Check the available wireless networks select the network enter the connection password and you can go online?The latest optimization method of win2003-Computer Knowledge Network