I try to install this, http: On the internet, I found a few notes about these problems sorry, but I don’t seem to currently find the references to the web pages involved: Well, I’m off to see the wizard 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. Join the community here. You must log in or sign up to reply here. Add your comment to this article You need to be a member to leave a comment.

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I clicked Have disk I opted to Install from a list or specific location Advancedthen Don’t search, I will choose the driver to install. I had tried several drivers already all with the same result and I was about to give up.

Atheros AR a/b/g Wireless Adapter Driver – Atheros Chipset – LaptopVideo2Go Forums

TechSpot is dedicated to computer enthusiasts and power users. You are not replacing the original INF with modded one.

As others have mentioned, the freezes seem to happen when there’s a lot of traffic, such as downloading or viewing streaming video. I joined techspot just to save others a lot of work. Posted April 8, The solution is straightforward.


I was able to get it to do one time, but upon boot up, it reverts back. The modded INF does support your card, can’t tell what will happen as it does try to 11n settings it should just ignore this. Problem solved It’s worth mentioning that the Atheros cards work beautifully when a good atjeros found. Well, I’m off to see the wizard One more suggestion, even though it may sound competely ridiculous: Under Linux, however, it should atherso a great choice though I haven’t tested that yet.

I opened its Properties window from its context menu, went into the Driver tab, and clicked Update Driver I have two cards, a dlink and a lucent technologies. Athetos can surf the net, I can download, I can use the local network – Everything goes!

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

Thing is that PC is only 10 feet away from the Router I follow this steps: You must log in or sign up to reply here. I should have tried Bing or Yahoo, hindsight Anyway. You may want to try and move your wireless adapter to a different PCI slot if you cannot get it to work properly e. Create an account or sign in to comment You need to be a member in order to leave a comment Create an account Sign up for a new account in our community.


Getting Atheros AR5212 Wireless Cards to Work with Windows XP

Join the community here. Hello Luvr, I am ready to pull my hair out. Thanks a lot, great post. I will definitely try it out.

Instead of freezing after a few minutes. Edited September 30, by Hoshie. After applying the V4 driver you referenced in your post, the wireless adapter came to life and connected with Excellent signal strength. Ar5212w In Sign Up. Already have an account?