Join the community here. It’s version is 7. I tend to agree with them for the most part. The driver you provided a charm. If so, how do I get Windows to not reinstall it after boot up?

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I opened its Properties window from its context menu, went into the Driver tab, and clicked Update Driver It now runs rock solid. Thank you, Luvr for taking the time to write up your findings. I have two cards, a dlink and a lucent technologies.

Getting Atheros AR5212 Wireless Cards to Work with Windows XP

Well, since both your router and your wireless card are from the same vendor, and they both support Mbps, yes, it will be a matter of finding the right driver one that works if you want to run at the maximum connection speed. If the driver is not compatible, your hardware will not work correctly and your computer might become unstable or stop working completely.

In my case, there’s no point in trying to go beyond the standard Mbps connection speed, since I’m running a mixed-vendor configuration: Sign up for freeit takes 30 seconds. I tend to agree with them for the most part. The laptop always freezes.


Atheros a/b/g Wireless LAN Driver for Windows XP/

It has been intermittent at best, and has failed completely once completely disabled itself. I will definitely try it out. I could have an excellent connection to the network and webpages or any other type of downloading would not happen AT ALL. Many, many, many thanks to AirLink for this great driver!

Problem solved It’s worth mentioning that the Atheros cards work beautifully when a good driver’s found. After applying the V4 driver you referenced in your post, the wireless adapter came to life and connected with Excellent signal strength.

Atheros ara() Free Driver Download for Windows Vista, XP, 98SE, 98, Other Unix, Other

In fact, this problem is apparently not even unique to Atheros chipsets; similar issues seem to arise with, e. Even so, a working, Mbps connection is infinitely better than a consistently crashing Mbps one! The buggy ar5212s really need to be fixed, because these fine cards are getting the flak.

Your name or email address: I can surf the net, I can download, I can use the local network – Everything goes! I get this error WGv3. TechSpot Windowws Sign up for freeit takes 30 seconds. Under Linux, however, it should be a great choice though I haven’t tested that yet.


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Glad that my post helped you – That’s why I posted it in the first place. I have atherros looked too deeply into this issue, but the way I have come to understand it, the standard Join thousands of tech enthusiasts and participate.

Hello I’m using a netgear wg v1 pci wlan adapter based on atheros AR chip. The specified location does not contain any information about your driver?

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While it sounds stupid, this was what I had to do with my WGv2, to get it do do anything at all in the computer that didn’t seem to like it. Moved by Othorvath Moderator Saturday, January 17, 2: LW Atheros chipset and drivers from Sweex are absolutely not the ones as in this post, but I had to do something desperation