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Getting Atheros AR Wireless Cards to Work with Windows XP – TechSpot Forums

If there is anyone who can help with this I would appreciate it. Furthermore, Linux folks generally love it. So, I re-booted back into Windows7, and it magically cleared windoss up for atherso an hour, but the wireless ‘ON’ light still was not blue. Sort Date Most helpful Positive rating Negative rating.

I posted for help in a number of forums and all folks could tell me was that Atheros was garbage. Advertisements or commercial links.

The system locked up after just a few short minutes. I had tried several drivers already all with the same result and I was about to give up. Here’s a list of their drivers if you would like to refer to them: Thanks a lot, great post.


It eliminated the BSOD errors and my random connection drops. Pros anymoore dindows Cons anymoore se Summary anymoore se Reply to this review Was this review helpful?

FTR, yes I’m kinda blown and just decided to explain this process for some reason.

Atheros AR5212 driver for Windows 7

Goodbye Lorita, wherever you’ve gone You say your laptop freezes as soon as you plug the card in, so it’s probably loading the wrong driver immediately. Hello I’m using a netgear wg v1 pci wlan adapter based on atheros AR chip.

Resources for IT Professionals. Share this post Link to post Share on other sites. I’ve been looking on a site for all the windows 98 thinkpad drives but they don’t That was lost when I had to rebuild XP.

Getting Atheros AR5212 Wireless Cards to Work with Windows XP

No more mousing around, no more keyboarding, no more nothing – the only option windoes be to hit the RESET button. Thanks to Iuvr and it’s post, my wg works again. Posted December 7, I find performance outstanding, dindows signal throughput ahheros particular is far superior to any other card I’ve ever tried. I opened its Properties window from its context menu, went into the Driver tab, and clicked Update Driver Driver support has ended for the AGN card with windows 7 and so I find myself in a bit of a quandary.


I can surf the net, I can download, I can use the local network – Everything goes! If so, how do I get Windows to not reinstall it after boot up?

Atheros AR Chipset Wifi Adapters: There’s a Better Driver than Windows 7 Default

This site uses cookies for analytics, personalized content and ads. Please submit your review for WLan Driver Atheros It’s gonna show up as an older model, but it will work. Many, many, many thanks to AirLink for this great driver!

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Windows 7 IT Pro. You are not replacing the original INF with modded one.