And low and behold. Since the system would be unstable with drivers that Windows did consider “compatible” with my hardware, I thought, “What the heck! This site uses cookies for analytics, personalized content and ads. Unlike the rest of my hardware, Windows refused to recognize my Atheros AR card. I download this driver: About the 54 vs. Instead of freezing after a few minutes.

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Posted April 24, Office Office Exchange Server. This ID is what the installer looks for, if not found in the list it won’t install the driver you can force an install.

Anyway, the link below gives instructions on how to remove ‘hidden’ devices in device manager. 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. Do you want to continue installing this driver? I search a driver for this Card. Posted December 7, Any help greatly appreciated.

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Advertisements or commercial links. First of all, completely uninstall any other drivers you may have tried for your card. It eliminated the BSOD errors and my random connection drops.

Try that, and remove any wireless lan cards you might find. I tend to agree with them for the most part. I just cannot understand why manufacturers ship it with such lousy drivers.

Thanks to Iuvr and it’s post, my wg works again. Ask a question and give support.

Getting Atheros AR5212 Wireless Cards to Work with Windows XP

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Since i’ve installed SP2 wg stopped connecting to my wi-fi router. Do you already have an account? By Hoshie, September 30, in Atheros Chipset. And look, the thing is running with the Airlink drivers as suggested the card has an ARA or something like that.

Getting Atheros AR Wireless Cards to Work with Windows XP – TechSpot Forums

The wireless’ON’ light above my keyboard did not turn on 521 at any time while in Windows7 before the fix at the bottomyet I was able to connect most of the time. No more mousing around, no more keyboarding, no more nothing – the only option would be to hit the RESET button. If atherks try to install in the Device Manager the Driver this happens.


Then go to your device manager and manually update the Ethernet card, according to Windows. Thank You for Submitting Your Review,!

It was definitely an issue with the driver, because the card worked flawlessly in Linux with MadWifi drivers. Please submit your review for WLan Driver Atheros I try to install this, http: Unlike the rest of my hardware, Windows refused to recognize my Atheros AR card. I clicked Have disk