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: Hello Luvr, I am ready to pull my hair out. This package supports the following driver models: I have tried a couple of drivers and the card does not see my wireless network. You say your laptop freezes as soon as you plug the card in, so it’s probably loading the wrong driver immediately. Posted April 8,

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I just cannot understand why manufacturers ship it with such lousy drivers. Monday, January 12, Your name or email address: Thank you, Luvr for taking the time to write up your findings. This site uses cookies for analytics, personalized content and ads.

Another thing, once i put the drivers in, and bootup, do I wait till it fully boots up then put the card in? No more mousing around, no more keyboarding, no more nothing – the only option would be to hit the RESET button. Since the working driver implements the standard, and does not windpws any non-standard, proprietary extensions, it will not go beyond 54 Mbps.


I opened its Properties window from its context menu, went into the Driver tab, and clicked Update Driver I was frustrated and had my children bugging me after so many hours cant blame them. Posted April 8, I should have tried Bing or Yahoo, hindsight Anyway.

Windows Wireless drivers for atheros

FTR, yes I’m kinda blown and just decided to explain this process for some reason. I have tried a couple of drivers and the card does not see my wireless network. Select your Atheros card, right-click, and select ‘update driver’. I downloaded the two driver versions Arheros found there: Now, everything works fine! Then go to your device atheris and manually update the Ethernet card, according to Windows. Don’t you see any devices with the yellow exclamation mark next to them?

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

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. I can surf the net, I can download, I can use the local network – Everything goes!

I hope other folks that are saddled with the functionless Atheros and the drivers that come with them will read your post and get them 5122. The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited.


Atheros AR5212 driver for Windows 7

Anyway – Yesterday, when taking a fresh look at the issue, I somehow found myself directed to an AirLink Technical Support Page for a possible solution. No registered users and 1 guest. Already have an account?

So far I have found mostly links to for fe driver services. Thing is that PC is only 10 feet away from the Router Sexually explicit or offensive language. If you believe this comment is offensive or violates the CNET’s Site Terms of Useyou can report it below this will not automatically remove the comment.

Thanks to your info my new WiFi is working now. The specified location does not contain any information about your driver? 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.

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