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I should have tried Bing or Yahoo, hindsight. Moved by Othorvath Moderator Saturday, January 17, 2: If the driver is not compatible, your hardware will not work correctly and your computer might become unstable or stop working completely. Faulty hardware is unlikely, but if all else fails, it can’t be ruled out. Select your Atheros card, right-click, and select ‘update driver’. Im not to savvy with computer terms but I manage pretty well. By now, I have tried numerous drivers that all claimed to support the AR chipset under Windows XP, but they all had the same problems; with some of them, the lockups would stay away a little longer, and I could even do a small download, but eventually, they would all cause the system to lock up.

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Select Qualcomm Atheros wireless driver

But not with this driver above. Thanks to your info my new WiFi is working now.

Then reboot, and pop the card in, remembering to go through the process above for installing a specific driver when the new hardware is found. I download this driver: Not an IT pro? Im not to savvy with computer terms but I manage pretty well.


In fact, this problem is apparently not even unique to Atheros chipsets; similar issues seem to arise with, e.

Already have an account? Posted April 24, LW Atheros chipset and drivers from Sweex are absolutely not the ones as in this post, but I had to do something desperation Alright this has to be explained properly for all those people googling like me!!!

So i am guessing that for the Wgt afheros support would at5212 a driver thing with an additional feature called frame burst? Anyway, the link below gives instructions on how to remove ‘hidden’ devices in device manager.

Atheros AR/AR Wireless Network Adapter not working.

Try that, and remove any wireless lan cards you might find. I just cannot understand why manufacturers ship it with such lousy drivers.

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I don’t believe that the Atheros hardware is to blame; once you install the right driver, it works great, doesn’t it? Sign up for a new account aar5212 our community. I dunno why but all the other Atheros drivers simply didn’t work right for me. Posted September 30, edited. Instead of freezing after a few minutes. I should have tried Bing or Yahoo, hindsight Anyway. Since i’ve installed SP2 wg stopped connecting to my wi-fi router.


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Getting Atheros AR5212 Wireless Cards to Work with Windows XP

If so, how do I get Windows to not reinstall it after boot up? The wireless’ON’ light above my keyboard did not turn on blue at any time while in Windows7 before the fix at the bottomyet I was able to connect most of atheris time.

It’s gonna show up as an older model, but it will work. Many, many, many thanks to AirLink for this great driver!

WLan Driver Atheros abg zip – Free download and software reviews – CNET

It now runs rock solid. Posted September 30, Sign in to vote. The connections are now stable, and the light is now ‘blue’ as it should be.

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