Try that, and remove any wireless lan cards you might find. I was frustrated and had my children bugging me after so many hours cant blame them.. 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. About the 54 vs. Already have an account? Select your Atheros card, right-click, and select ‘update driver’.

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I downloaded the files you said but when i go into device manager to look for the wireless card, i dont see it, i havent been able to even get it to work once cuz it always freezes upon insertion. I experienced the same exact freezing problem that Ar5212aa documented so well in his original post.

Furthermore, Linux folks generally love it. Join thousands of tech enthusiasts and participate. TechSpot aheros dedicated to computer enthusiasts and power users. Since the system would be unstable with drivers that Windows did consider “compatible” with my hardware, I thought, “What the heck!

I dunno why but all the other Atheros drivers simply didn’t work right for me. The driver you provided a charm.

If this is it, Ive tried to uninstall but i reboot windows install it automically even though there isnt anything in the slot. Atheros AR5B97 driver not letting me stheros to wireless Jun 20, Windows 7 Hardware Compatibility.


Atheros AR5xxx/AR9xxx Driver Download

Have you installed a driver for your Atheros card before? Then reboot, and pop the card in, remembering to go through the process above for installing a specific driver when the ztheros hardware is found. Thanks a lot, great post. Moved by Othorvath Moderator Saturday, January 17, 2: Get rid of that, and you might make some progress.

Select Qualcomm Atheros wireless driver

The connections are now stable, and the light is now ‘blue’ as it should be. I was frustrated and had my children bugging me after cp many hours cant blame them.

And look, the thing is running with the Airlink drivers as suggested the card has an ARA or something like that. Thanks to your info my new WiFi is working now. Wundows not less or equal to. Under Linux, however, it should be a great choice though I haven’t tested that yet. Do you already have an account?

I can surf the net, I can download, I can use the local network – Everything goes! LW Atheros chipset and drivers from Sweex are absolutely not the ones as in this post, but I had to do something desperation Thanks again for your post and offering a link to the driver. I tend to agree with them for the most part.


Any help greatly appreciated.

Getting Atheros AR5212 Wireless Cards to Work with Windows XP

Windows would start allright, and it ar5221a connect to the wireless network, but if I was very lucky, I would be able to view just two or three web pages, after which the system would completely lock up: I have two cards, a dlink and a lucent technologies. Your name or email address: Glad that my post helped you – That’s why I posted it in the first place.

I ar5221a for help in a number of forums and all folks could tell me was that Atheros was garbage. Don’t you see any devices with the yellow exclamation mark next to them? No more mousing around, no more keyboarding, no more nothing – the only option would be to hit the RESET button.

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: Ae5212a 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: