The buggy drivers really need to be fixed, because these fine cards are getting the flak. Enjoy the latest drivers. I might have to do some more experimenting and find out how i can get it to run at full speed I tend to agree with them for the most part. Anyway, thanks millions for posting this here ages ago. The driver mentioned here being an Atheros driver should probably work with a wide variety of other Atheros cards too, Atheros implement a more or less ‘one size fits all’ driver policy.
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Posted December 7, I didn’t, it worked fine in Vista. By now, I have tried numerous drivers that all claimed to support the AR chipset under Windows XP, but they all had the same problems; with some of them, the lockups would stay away a little longer, and I qdapter even do a small download, but eventually, they would all cause the system to lock up. The connections are now stable, and the light is now ‘blue’ as it should be.
B Laptop Lenovo English. The system used to freeze after a few moments of surfing the web.
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Miix 2 11 Tablet Lenovo English. I have never looked too deeply into this issue, but the way I have come to understand it, the standard And look, the thing is running with the Airlink drivers as wierless the card has an ARA or something like that.
I downloaded the two driver versions I found there: Z Laptop ideapad – Type 80A3 English. Flex Laptop Lenovo English. Already have an account? My NIC also consistently has an “excellent” connection status. Ask a question and give support.
I have two cards, a dlink and a lucent technologies. Do you already have an account? Join thousands of tech enthusiasts and participate. Y Laptop Lenovo – Type English.
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Windows 7 IT Pro. U Laptop ideapad – Type English. 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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Struggling with getting wireless to work Nov 27, Since the system would be unstable with drivers that Windows did consider “compatible” with my hardware, I thought, “What the heck!
No more mousing around, no more keyboarding, no more nothing – the only option would be to hit the RESET button. I’m even confident enough that I’m typing this very message on this system now!
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This ID is what the installer looks for, if wigeless found in the list it won’t install the driver you can force an install. Azurewave Wireless Lan Driver. Thanks a lot, great post. 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.