I search a driver for this Card. The buggy drivers really need to be fixed, because these fine cards are getting the flak. Yikes that was quick: Office Office Exchange Server. 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. Enter the e-mail address of the recipient Add your own personal message: Remove From My Forums.

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After applying the V4 driver you referenced in your post, the wireless adapter came to life and connected with Excellent signal strength.

IRQ not less or equal to. Windows 7 IT Pro. I might have to do ar521 more experimenting and find out how i can get it to run at full speed Now, everything works fine!

TechSpot Account Sign up for freeit takes 30 seconds. 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.


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. Posted December 7, By Hoshie, September 30, winxows Atheros Chipset.

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Getting Atheros AR5212 Wireless Cards to Work with Windows XP

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Edited September 30, by Hoshie. So like any normal human I opened Firefox and went to the Action Tec website. I was able to get it to do one time, but upon boot up, it reverts back.

Im running XP Serv Pk 3. In fact, this problem is apparently not even unique to Atheros wjndows similar issues seem to arise with, e. If this is it, Ive tried to uninstall but i reboot windows install it automically even though there isnt anything in the slot.

Your name or email address: I just cannot understand why manufacturers ship it with such lousy drivers. Hello Luvr, I am ready to pull my hair out.

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

If i 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. Join the community here. Instead of freezing after a few minutes.


Atheros AR5212 driver for Windows 7

The connections are now stable, and the light is now ‘blue’ as it should be. This really, actually works! I download this driver: Furthermore, Linux folks generally love it. It’s version is 7. Results 1—2 of 2 1.

As others have mentioned, the freezes seem to happen when there’s a lot of traffic, such as downloading or viewing streaming video. Posted October 1, Try that, and remove any wireless lan cards you might find.

So, I decided to re-boot into Vista to see if I sindows had a wireless problem.