Instead of freezing after a few minutes. Thanks to you i finally overcame the freezing problem on my system! Many, many, many thanks to AirLink for this great driver! I might have to do some more experimenting and find out how i can get it to run at full speed Now, everything works fine! Problem solved It’s worth mentioning that the Atheros cards work beautifully when a good driver’s found.

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LW Atheros chipset atjeros drivers from Sweex are absolutely not the ones as in this post, but I had to do something desperation Thank You for Submitting Your Review,! Overview User Reviews Specs. Thing is that PC is only 10 feet away from the Router The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited.

Any help greatly appreciated. So, I re-booted back into Windows7, and it magically cleared itself up for about an hour, but the wireless ‘ON’ light still was not blue.

I had tried several drivers already all with the same result and I was about to give up. Since the system would be unstable with drivers that Windows did consider “compatible” with my hardware, I thought, “What the heck!

Please submit your review for WLan Driver Atheros I tend to agree with them for the most part.

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Getting Atheros AR5212 Wireless Cards to Work with Windows XP

I was frustrated and had my children bugging me after so many hours cant blame them. As others have mentioned, the freezes seem windws happen when there’s a lot of traffic, such as downloading or viewing streaming video.

Add your comment to this article You need to be a member to leave a comment. This package xr5212 the following driver models: I opened its Properties window from its context menu, went into the Driver tab, and clicked Update Driver I’m even confident enough that I’m typing this very message on this system now! Note that your submission may not appear immediately atheroe our site.

After applying the V4 driver you referenced in your post, the wireless adapter came to life and connected with Excellent signal strength.

Anyway, the link below gives instructions on how to remove ‘hidden’ devices in device manager. My wife got a Toshiba Satellite last year and we haven’t been able to get the Atheros Wx chipset to work with our router at all. If so, how do I get Windows to not reinstall it after boot up?

I find performance outstanding, weak signal throughput in particular is far superior to any other card I’ve ever tried. Since you’ve already submitted a review for this product, this submission will be added as an update to your original review. Already have an account? Windows gave me an Update Driver Warning, telling me that Installing this device driver is not recommended because Windows cannot verify that it is compatible with your hardware.


Atheros AR5B97 driver not letting me connect to wireless Jun 20, You say your laptop freezes as soon as you plug the card in, so it’s probably loading the wrong driver immediately. Thank you, Luvr for taking the time to write up your findings.

I don’t believe that the Atheros hardware is to blame; once you install the right driver, it works great, doesn’t it? I’ve tried various drivers and updates, even uninstalled an windows update, as they say on the netgear support site. Hello I’m using a netgear wg v1 pci wlan adapter based on atheros AR chip.

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Im not to savvy with computer terms but I manage pretty well. About the 54 vs.

I was able to get it to do one time, but upon boot up, it reverts back.