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DW1601, DW1702, DW1703, DW1705, DW1707 and

DW1901 Software CS Release Notes

WLAN
Build Windows 8.1: RNWF 10.0.0.309
Build INSTALL: 10.0.0.349

Bluetooth
Build Windows 8.1: 8.0.1.340

Version 1.0

Jan 09, 2014

Atheros Proprietary and Confidential - Page 1 -

......................... 4 2.................. 8 2........................... 4 2 Software........................................2....................................2 INSTALLER ....Page 2 - ................2................................................ 5 2...........0 Support ...2................ 3 1....................................4 Limitations ....................................... 8 2........................................................................................................................................................2.....................................................................3 DOCUMENTS ..............................5 Localization ...2......................................... 3 1 Release package .......1 WLAN Features ............................................................................................................................................................................................. 4 2...................................................... 3 1.............................................. 8 Appendix I : Change list for WLAN driver Appendix II : Change list for Bluetooth driver Appendix III : Change list for installation package Atheros Proprietary and Confidential ..................................................................................................1 WLAN DRIVER ................................. 3 1........................................1...........................................2 Localization .............2 BLUETOOTH SOFTWARE ............................ 7 2..........3 Bluetooth 3.......... 6 2...................... 4 2......................................................1 Support ......1 Bluetooth v2....... 6 2.....................................Table of Contents Overview ........................................2 Profiles ...............1....................................1 HARDWARE SUPPORT ............................................................

Page 3 - .exe -> Combo installer Silent installation: setup.0 +HS standard with both Atheros AR301x Bluetooth hardware and various Atheros 802. Module WLAN/BT Combo Chip DW1901 AR9462 DW1703 AR9485 / AR3012 DW1702 AR9285 / AR3011 DW1705 AR9565 DW1601 AR9462 DW1707 AR9565 1. please contact your local Atheros sales representative or field applications engineer. Atheros Proprietary and Confidential . If you have any questions or feedback concerning the software packages.11 hardware solutions.exe /s –smartinstall (Enable Smart Installer Function). Changes to this release in appendix. 1 Release package 1. Non-Atheros devices are not supported. Supported hardware platforms and Microsoft operating system versions are detailed in this document. setup -nowlan /s -> To install BT application only.Overview This is release of the Bluetooth 3. Setup.1 Hardware support This release supports various combinations of Atheros Bluetooth and WLAN devices.0 baseline that supports the Bluetooth 3.2 Installer The release provides combo installer option to install WLAN and Bluetooth software. The main components of this release are the Bluetooth suit and WLAN. as well as specific profiles and features of the software package.

1 operating system. 802. 5GHz if SKU allows) o Adhoc security: WEP.11h.0+HS standard defined 802.0. Released versions below: Win8.1 : RNWF10.11d o IEEE 802.11 PAL Driver implements the Bluetooth 3. This driver release supports the use of WLAN AMP for high speed data transfers initiated by host Bluetooth stack. 2) WLAN supported features: • 32-bit and 64-bit Windows OS support.3 Documents Release Notes: This document 2 Software This release includes WLAN drivers and Windows8 driver version of the Bluetooth Suite 2.303 2.1 WLAN Driver The driver package supports the Windows 8.1 WLAN Features Features supported by this release are: 1) BT 3.4GHz.11b/g/n o IEEE 802.11 Protocol Adaptation Layer which communicates with a Bluetooth host stack through the standard Host Controller Interface (HCI) commands.1. • Security Atheros Proprietary and Confidential .0.11n • Ad Hoc o Join and create (2. WPA2-PSK-AES Only.Page 4 - . • IEEE standard compliance o IEEE 802.1. • 802. The following features are supported in this regard: • Interface with Bluetooth Stack The driver implements the Bluetooth interface to communicate and exchange data with their Bluetooth AMP Manager filter driver.0 Bluetooth 3. in both 32 and 64 bit modes.0+HS architecture supports the use of WLAN as the alternate MAC/PHY (AMP) to be used for a faster Bluetooth data exchange.

1 Localized installer Installer supports all 32 languages for Windows 8.1. • WMM • 802.2.2 Localization This release software is localized to support the below 32 languages.2. Dell Language Microsoft Sr. WEP. 2. It includes 2.1.1x Encryption: none. CAB and MAML format User help content in all supported formats is available in all 32 languages for XP and Vista OS.11j (channel number) • Network Sleep 2. and TKIP. no Code Language Code Language 1 *ARA ar-SA Saudi Arabic 2 BPOR pt-BR Brazil Portuguese 3 CROA hr-HR Croatian 4 CZE cs-CZ Czech 5 DAN da-DK Danish 6 DUT nl-NL Dutch 7 ENG en-US English 8 FIN fi-FI Finnish 9 FRE fr-FR French 10 GER de-DE German 11 GRE el-GR Greek 12 *HEB he-IL Hebrew 13 HUN hu-HU Hungarian 14 IPOR pt-PT Iberian Portuguese 15 ITL it-IT Italian 16 JAP ja-JA Japanese 17 KOR ko-KR Korean 18 NOR nn-NO Norwegian 19 POL pl-PL Polish 20 RUS ru-RU Russian 21 SCHI zh-CN Simplified Chinese 22 SPN es-ES Spanish Atheros Proprietary and Confidential .Page 5 - .2 User guides in CHM.1 installation. Localization of help content for Window 7 will be supported in subsequent drop. AES.1. o 802. o Authentication: WPA/WPA2 (Personal / Enterprise).1 is available in this drop. Only the English version of the help files for Windows 8.

336 2.Hebrew o LTHN .Chinese Hong Kong 2.Lithuanian o TCHK . For these languages.1 Bluetooth v2.2 Bluetooth Software It includes below software components for Bluetooth features.Page 6 - . installer screens will display messages in English only.8.1 standard.1. Atheros Proprietary and Confidential .1 Support This release supports all mandatory and optional features specific to the Bluetooth v2. Windows 8: v. However the software is installed correctly based on the locale of the target machine.Saudi Arabic o HEB .2.0. o ARA . 23 SWE sv-SE Swedish 24 TCHI zh-TW Traditional Chinese 25 *TCHK zh-HK Chinese Hong Kong 26 TUR tr-TR Turkish 27 ROMA ro-RO Romanian 28 SLN sl-SL Slovenian 29 SLK sk-SK Slovakian 30 BULG bg-BG Bulgarian 31 *LTHN lt-LT Lithuanian 32 THAI th-TH Thai *The following languages are not supported by InstallShield installer screens that appear during installation.

All the profiles listed in the table below are supported with Bluetooth v2.Page 7 - . A summary of these test results is available in the Atheros Interoperability Test Report document that is provided with this release. and Network Access Point FAX Fax Profile Gateway BIP Basic Imaging Profile Responder/Initiator SYNC Synchronization Profile Client/server BPP Basic Printing Profile Sender/Printer GATT Generic Attribute Profile Server Find Me Find Me profile Server LE HID Human Interface Device (LE) Target Profile Proximity Proximity Profile Link Loss Supported profiles are interoperability tested against other devices. Atheros Proprietary and Confidential .2. Group.Bluetooth Profile Support Profile Name Role GAP Generic Access Profile FTP File Transfer Profile Client/Server HID Human Interface Device Profile Target SPP Serial Port Profile Client/Server OPP Object Push Profile Client/Server DUN Dial-Up Networking Profile Data Terminal HF Hands-free Profile Audio Gateway/Hands-Free HS Headset Profile A2DP Advanced Audio Distribution Source/Sink Profile AVRCP A/V Remote Control Profile Target/Controller HCRP Hardcopy Replacement Profile Server PAN Personal Area Network Profile User.1. Profiles and roles highlighted in italics are also support BT 3. Table 1 .2.2 Profiles This release supports the Bluetooth profiles outlined in Table 1.0 +HS connections with compatible devices.

Bluetooth settings dialog cannot be opened if the BT device is disabled and then re-enabled while the BIP file selection window is open If the S3 state is entered while a FAX transfer is occurring .1 Localized installer Installer supports all 32 languages for Windows 8. RFCOMM) 2.6.6. It includes 2.2. the FAX local server will display incorrect status after resuming from S3 2.2.2.2 User guides in CHM.2.5 Limitations OPP transferring will disconnect if the file name length is larger than Windows Max Size (256 units). The system will fail to enter S3/S4 modes during an active HCRP printing session.6 Localization This release software is localized to support the below 32 languages. Only the English version of the help files for Windows 7 is available in this drop. Atheros Proprietary and Confidential .0 LE Support This release supports the following protocols and operational modes: GATT Find Me LE HID Proximity 2.Page 8 - .0 Support This release supports the following protocols and operational modes: Generic Alternate MAC/PHY (GAMP) L2CAP Enhanced Re-Transmission Mode (ERTM) L2CAP Streaming mode Partial OBEX/L2CAP support (OBEX data transfer through L2CAP vs. CAB and MAML format User help content in all supported formats is available in all 32 languages for XP and Vista OS.3 Bluetooth 3.2.1 installation.2. Localization of help content for Window 7 will be supported in subsequent drop. 2.4 Bluetooth 4.2.

Page 9 - . no Code Language Code Language 1 ARA ar-SA Saudi Arabic 2 BPOR pt-BR Brazil Portuguese 3 CROA hr-HR Croatian 4 CZE cs-CZ Czech 5 DAN da-DK Danish 6 DUT nl-NL Dutch 7 ENG en-US English 8 FIN fi-FI Finnish 9 FRE fr-FR French 10 GER de-DE German 11 GRE el-GR Greek 12 HEB he-IL Hebrew 13 HUN hu-HU Hungarian 14 IPOR pt-PT Iberian Portuguese 15 ITL it-IT Italian 16 JAP ja-JA Japanese 17 KOR ko-KR Korean 18 NOR nn-NO Norwegian 19 POL pl-PL Polish 20 RUS ru-RU Russian 21 SCHI zh-CN Simplified Chinese 22 SPN es-ES Spanish 23 SWE sv-SE Swedish 24 TCHI zh-TW Traditional Chinese 25 ETI et-EE Estonian 26 TUR tr-TR Turkish 27 ROMA ro-RO Romanian 28 SLN sl-SL Slovenian 29 SLK sk-SK Slovakian 30 BULG bg-BG Bulgarian 31 LTHN lt-LT Lithuanian 32 LVI lv-LV Latvian Atheros Proprietary and Confidential . Dell Language Microsoft Sr.

BSOD 0x7F happens if switch airplane mode on off after enter user mode. Update INF entries. Software changes between build 10. BSOD happened when establishing P2P connection. NFA335 HT20 WIFI+BT coexistence T-put. 5. 6. DUT's BT do inquiry would cause ref-STA gets lost from DUT's SAP. Software changes between build 10.0. BSOD caused by driver.0.276: Fixed: 1.0. BSOD happened in AV_athw8x!ath_get_hwbeaconproc_active.0.0. 5.0. Software changes between build 10.0.0. 0xC4 BSOD. 6.279 and 10. 3. 7. Update INF entries. DUT's MTU setting in OS is reverted to 1500 after DUT driver reloads.279: Fixed: 1.0. Appendix I : Change list for WLAN driver Software changes between build 10.285: Fixed: 1. Atheros Proprietary and Confidential .274 and 10.276 and 10.0.0. 4.274: Initialed version.Page 10 - . The P2P default link rate is HT20's. but actually test result is HT40's.0. 4. Red X issue after restart system. 3. 2. 2.0. Update INF entries.0. Add support for FST feature.

2. WB335 BSOD 0xA issue.288 and 10. Software changes between build 10.0.287 and 10. 2.0 didn't work when connect to BRCM 43231. Cannot connect to PTV3000 with country code "TW".Page 11 - .0. EAP certification still occur after roaming between two Aps sometime. Update INF entries. Black screen (0x133) happens when run WinPVT case—Video Stress(OpenGL). NFA335 HT40 WIFI+BT coexistence T-put.0. BSOD C4_9400c happened when running WHCK test item "System-Sleep and PNP(disable and enable).0. BSoD was seen once on PCOEM daily regression win81 when run vWifiStress. 5. Wlan+SCO.0.297: Fixed: 1.297 and 10. Software changes between build 10.298: Atheros Proprietary and Confidential . 2.0. and Hibernate Stress+AC/DC. Software changes between build 10.0.0.0.0.0.0.288: Fixed: 1.0.0.0. 3.0. Probably caused by athwbx. P2P negotiation failed during process of creating P2P Group.0. (occurrence rate: 3/5).287: Fixed: 1. 4. Software changes between build 10.285 and 10.0.293 and 10.0. BSOD (0x133) occurred when run WinPVT Restart.293: Fixed: 1.Sony DR-BT21G headset. Software changes between build 10. 5. Standby. BSoD 0xC4 during WCK (System sleep and PnP) on VerifierExt!Ndis_OnTimerExpire+0x5c9. 4.sys. Bluetooth HS 3.0.Audio quality is very bad when do TCP DL traffic with far range. 3. BT and WIFI coexistence issue . 2.

299 and 10.Page 12 - . BSOD D1 issue caused by athrx.0.303: Fixed: 1.298 and 10.303 and 10. Update INF entries. Switch the NetBand to 5G only will meet a BSoD Software changes between build 10.0.0. WiFi Direct Performance Test GONegotiation PeerFinder pass rate less than 1/20 Software changes between build 10. Help to modify driver provider title to "Qualcomm Atheros Communications Inc.0.0." to unify with BT's title.0.0. None Atheros Proprietary and Confidential .0. 2.0. 2.0.0.0.0.0.0. Request for solution of STA throughput in MCC mode during Miracast Software changes between build 10.299: Fixed: 1.0.309: Fixed: 1.301 and 10.0.0. Wireless icon showed red "X" and Wi-Fi showed "No networks found" after resumed from S3 Software changes between build 10.308 and 10.0. Fixed: 1. 2.308: Fixed: 1.301: Fixed: 1. Update INF entries.0.sys Software changes between build 10.

318 (Software changes between8. 3.1.0. Win8 Bluetooth Suite 8. “BT audio device” shows exclamation mark & Qualcomm Atheros BT bus shows disabled in device manager. Improve the connection reject mechanism for HIDEV. Sometimes BT can't be turned on/off.0.316 and 8. 4.314 and 8. Update INF entries. The button of Bluetooth UI shows cut off in Greek OS. (Seen Once).1.316 (Software changes between8. 2. Fixed DW1707 BT led abnormal behavior. 4.0. Atheros Proprietary and Confidential . Win8 Bluetooth Suite 8. BSOD by btfilter. Audio link disconnect fail with HS.Page 13 - . 4.1. System .312 Initialed version.1. 6.0.Bluetooth LE Logo Tests (Windows v6.sys when do S4+HID(BR) overnight stress. 3. BSOD occur after uninstall Bluetooth driver.1.1.0. Appendix II : Change list for Win8 Bluetooth driver Win8 Bluetooth Suite 8.3).318) Fixed: 1. Update INF entries. DW1707 BT has yellow bang in device manager when performing S4 stress test. Win8 Bluetooth Suite 8.1.1.0. Failed to install OPP profiles when pairing with MSFT native stack.0. Audio jitter when as A2DP sink mode.0. 2.316) Fixed: 1.316 (Software changes between8. 5.316) Fixed: 1.1.314 and 8.1.0. 3. 2.0.

Change QCA OPP profile to MSFT OPP profile to provide BT cannot send file to MSFT stack after BT paired.328) Fixed: 1.0.0. 3. Update INF entries.326) Fixed: 1.1.322 and 8. 5. Atheros Proprietary and Confidential .0. 2. Page scan is OFF after resuming from s3/s4. File stop to transmit via BT if switch WiFi radio on off frequently. 5. BT can’t transfer file to Intel BT(With MSFT stack).1.1. Win8 Bluetooth Suite 8.326 and 8.1. 2.1 x64.0.0. HID sometimes failed to reconnect to host after switching BT off-on.0. The system encounter 0x0A BSOD when running S4 aging test with NFA335 on Win8. Low file transfer performance when receiving a file from Android smartphone. BSOD 0x9F during 3D mark with 35 degrees C on pre-MP phase test. BSOD 0xB8 during S3/S4 stress test. 2. BT can't transfer file issue.0.318 and 8. 2.1.1.0.0.0. Creative Airwave HD with bad BT A2DP quality.0.322 (Software changes between8. Win8 Bluetooth Suite 8.0.326 (Software changes between8.Page 14 - . Win8 Bluetooth Suite 8.1.328 (Software changes between8. 4.320 (Software changes between8.1.320 and 8. BT icon/device manager status error after turning adapter off.322) Fixed: 1.320) Fixed: 1. 4.1. Rapoo 6200 BT mouse can’t work after connected with PC.1. Win8 Bluetooth Suite 8. 3.1.1.

1.1.1. Win8 Bluetooth Suite 8.336 (Software changes between8.1.330 (Software changes between8.334 and 8.338) 1.0.0.1.0.1. Update INF entries. 0x9F BSOD while shutting down if BT is OFF. Atheros Proprietary and Confidential . Win8 Bluetooth Suite 8.1. Cannot hear the sound of A2DP (Always IOT with WOOWI Hero + SB330).0. 1st pairing fail with android phone. No Popup Message to receive OPP file.0.0.1.328 and 8.334 (Software changes between8.338 (Software changes between8.0.340 (Software changes between8.0.1.334) Fixed: 1.0.0.1.Page 15 - . 2.340) Fixed: 1.0. 2.1.0.332 and 8.1.330 and 8.1.330) Fixed: 1.0.1.332 (Software changes between8. Win8 Bluetooth Suite 8.0. Some files is not digital signed Win8 Bluetooth Suite 8.1.0.332) Fixed: 1.0.336) No Change Win8 Bluetooth Suite 8.1.0.338 and 8.0.336 and 8.1. 0x9F BSOD after disable/enable BT several times Win8 Bluetooth Suite 8.1.

0.310 and 10.0. Atheros Proprietary and Confidential .320: No change.0.0.315 and 10.0.0.330: No change.0. Since Legal will not block MR due to CCX license issue.0. Software changes between build 10. Software changes between build 10.0.0.0. Enable CCX feature for all customers.320 and 10. Initialed version. So Disable Cancel button during BT installation.333: No change.0.295.0.330 and 10. 2.0. HKLM\Software\Atheros was always be deleted after uninstalled.0. Software changes between build 10.310: No change Software changes between build 10.328: No change. Software changes between build 10.0.303 and 10.0. Software changes between build 10.295 and 10. Appendix III : Change list for installer Software changes between build 10.0.328 and 10. Software changes between build 10.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0. Since InstallShield script cannot support rollback.0.0.0.0.Page 16 - .315: Fixed: 1.303: Fixed: 1.

333 and 10.0. 2.0.Page 17 - .0.0.334: Fixed: 1. Upgrade to MUP 2.334 and 10.338: 1.0.0. Software changes between build 10. Software changes between build 10.0. Add mup support for bt standalone package.3. Add Thai language Atheros Proprietary and Confidential .0.4.