The buggy drivers really need to be fixed, because these fine cards are getting the flak. I had tried several drivers already all with the same result and I was about to give up. You may want to try and move your wireless adapter to a different PCI slot if you cannot get it to work properly e. I posted for help in a number of forums and all folks could tell me was that Atheros was garbage. By Hoshie, September 30, in Atheros Chipset.

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I see what is going on here. 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.

atueros My wife got a Toshiba Satellite last year and we haven’t been able to get the Atheros Wx chipset to work with our router at all. They did not support the damned card.

And look, the thing is running with the Airlink drivers as suggested the card has an ARA or something like that.

Atheros Ar5212a Ar5002x Mini PCI WLAN Wi Fi Wireless Super G 108m Card

Enjoy the latest drivers. I find performance outstanding, weak signal throughput in particular is far superior to any other card I’ve ever tried. The only driver i can install is that from Fujitsu Siemens. I’m even confident enough that I’m typing this very message on this system now! Well, I’m off to see the wizard Posted September 30, Sign in to vote. The buggy drivers really need to be fixed, because these fine cards are getting the flak. Instead of freezing after a few minutes.


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Atheros AR a/b/g Wireless Adapter Driver – Atheros Chipset – LaptopVideo2Go Forums

I just cannot understand why manufacturers ship it with such lousy drivers. I have two cards, a dlink and a lucent technologies. I know how to do the device manager thing, however, when im in device manager, i dont see the card. I clicked Have disk I don’t believe that the Atheros hardware is to blame; once you install the right driver, it works great, doesn’t it?

Yikes that was quick: Well, since both your router and your wireless card are from the same vendor, and they both support Mbps, yes, it will be a matter of finding the right wireleess one that works if you want to run at the maximum connection speed.

Browse to the folder you unpacked the driver to, and select the.

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

Atheros AR5B97 driver not letting me connect to wireless Jun 20, This really, actually works! They work, I’m using the latest drivers now, are you updating via the update drivers method in Device Manager?


Already have an account? Ask a question and give support. FTR, yes I’m kinda blown and just decided to explain this process for wiireless reason. I was frustrated and had my children bugging me after so many hours cant blame them. I will definitely try it out. Already have an account?

So, I decided to re-boot into Vista to see if I really had a wireless problem. I recently Installed Windows 7. Here’s a list of their drivers if you would like to refer to them: