Join the community here , it only takes a minute. Nothing could make my card work. Sign in to vote. 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. Since the system would be unstable with drivers that Windows did consider “compatible” with my hardware, I thought, “What the heck! TechSpot is dedicated to computer enthusiasts and power users.

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Getting Atheros AR5212 Wireless Cards to Work with Windows XP

Since i’ve installed SP2 wg stopped connecting to my wi-fi router. Text Input Example block-level help text here. Sign in to vote. I joined techspot just to save others a lot of work.

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Atheros 802.11a/bg PCI/PCI-E devices (ath5k)

a5r212 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 working. Here you’ll select from the avialable options for this product colors, lengths, packages, quantities, etc.


Well, I’m off to see the wizard Once you get to know it better you can ar212 on the star to add it to your favorites. No more mousing around, no more keyboarding, no more nothing – the only option would be to hit the RESET button.

If this is it, Ive tried to ar2512 but i reboot windows install it automically even though there isnt anything in the slot. The Rakuten Global Market website implemented the following measures to improve its internet security. If so, how do I get Windows to not reinstall it after boot up?

TechSpot Ar5221 Sign up for freeit takes 30 seconds. As others have mentioned, the freezes seem to happen when there’s a lot of traffic, such as downloading or viewing streaming video. Thanks a lot, great post. Since the system would be unstable with drivers that Windows did consider “compatible” with my hardware, I thought, “What the heck! My NIC also consistently has an “excellent” connection status.

For more information go to www. And look, the thing is running with the Airlink drivers as suggested the card has an ARA or something like that. This really, actually works!


[SOLVED] Atheros AR/AR wireless does not work

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Thanks for this posting so much. The buggy drivers really need to be fixed, because these fine cards are getting the flak. Your name or email address: And we even let you know the applications this product will really shine in.

I opened its Properties window from its context menu, went into the Driver tab, and clicked Update Driver I downloaded the two driver versions I found there: It now runs rock solid. Many products have options. One more suggestion, even though it may sound competely ridiculous: Faulty hardware is unlikely, but if all else fails, it can’t be ruled out. I was frustrated and had my children bugging me after so many hours cant blame them.