Atheros AR9002WB Wireless driver problem

Blue screen after install Windows 8

The Problem

There is some problem with Atheros AR9002WB-1ng driver which comes with Windows 8. It causes a blue sreen after a few minutes after starting Windows. The problem is SYSTEM_THREAD_EXCEPTION_NOT_HANDLED (athwbx.sys) and looks like this:

Printscreen of the bluescreen

The Solution

According with Microsft Forum and this forum, the driver up to version 10.0.0.0.270 causes the error and should be updated to a version equal or superior to 10.0.0.0.274.

Several versions of the driver are available in http://www.driverscape.com/download/qualcomm-atheros-ar9002wb-1ng-wireless-network-adapter

Here is a local copy of the version 10.0.0.0.274: