Advertisements or commercial links. Problem solved It’s worth mentioning that the Atheros cards work beautifully when a good driver’s found. If i try to install in the Device Manager the Driver this happens.. Posted April 8, The connections are now stable, and the light is now ‘blue’ as it should be.

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The buggy drivers really need to be fixed, because these fine cards are getting the flak. Sign In Sign Up.

Getting Atheros AR5212 Wireless Cards to Work with Windows XP

They did not support the damned card. In my case, there’s no point in trying to go beyond the standard Mbps connection speed, windlws I’m running a mixed-vendor configuration: Enjoy the latest drivers.

Well, since both your router and your wireless card are from the same vendor, and they both support Mbps, yes, it windws be a matter of finding the right driver one that works if you want to run at the maximum connection speed. Unlike the rest of my hardware, Windows refused to recognize my Atheros AR card.

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wineows Anyway, thanks millions for posting this here ages ago. Since the system would be unstable with drivers that Windows did consider “compatible” with my hardware, I thought, “What the heck!


Yes, my password is: I could have an excellent connection to the network and webpages or any other type of downloading would not happen AT ALL. The wireless’ON’ light above my keyboard did not turn on blue at any time while in Atherps before the fix at the bottomyet I was able to connect most of the time.

Windows 7 Hardware Compatibility https: Windows 7 Hardware Compatibility. Here’s a list of their drivers if you would like to refer to them: Select type of offense: Pros anymoore se Cons anymoore se Summary anymoore se Reply to this review Was this review helpful? The system locked up after just a few short minutes.

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. Your name or email address: You are not replacing the original INF with modded one. I just cannot understand why manufacturers ship it with such lousy drivers. If the driver is not compatible, your hardware will not work correctly and your wihdows might become unstable or stop working completely.

On 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: Register a new account. The only problem I’ve run across at this point that has given me somewhat of a problem, is the wireless connection. Thank You for Submitting Your Review,!


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 atehros them, the lockups would stay away a little longer, and I could even do a small download, but eventually, they would all cause the system to lock up. Sign in Already have an account?

Atheros AR5212 driver for Windows 7

I can surf the net, I can download, I can use the local network – Everything goes! I dunno why but all the other Atheros drivers simply didn’t work right for me. Enter the e-mail address agheros the recipient Add your own personal message: 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.

I tried the older version first – Same troubles: Remove From My Forums. If this is it, Ive tried to uninstall but i reboot windows install it automically even though there isnt anything in the slot.