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 driver one that works if you want to run at the maximum connection speed. I clicked Have disk Well, I’m off to see the wizard I have never looked too deeply into this issue, but the way I have come to understand it, the standard Thanks for this posting so much.

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I dunno why but all the other Atheros drivers simply didn’t work right for me. Hello Luvr, I am ready to pull my hair out.

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. Problem solved It’s worth mentioning that the Atheros cards work beautifully when a good driver’s found.

The laptop always freezes. I tend to agree with them for the most part. I downloaded the two driver versions I found there: Select your Atheros card, right-click, and select ‘update driver’. Struggling with getting wireless to work Nov 27, So i am guessing that for the Wgt to support would be a driver thing with an additional feature called frame burst?


You don’t run a sys file. Add aatheros comment to this article You need to be a member to leave a comment. IRQ not less or equal to.

I’m even confident enough that I’m typing this very message on this system now! I have two cards, a dlink and a lucent technologies. Since the system would be unstable with drivers that Windows witeless consider “compatible” with my hardware, I thought, “What the heck!

Have you installed a driver for your Atheros card before?

HP Atheros 5212A Mini PCI 802.11b/g SPS 325526-001 Wireless WiFi WLAN Card

About the 54 vs. Thanks a lot, great post. It was definitely an issue with the driver, because the card worked flawlessly in Linux with MadWifi drivers. Thanks for this posting so much.

The buggy drivers really need to be fixed, because these fine cards are getting the flak. Thanks to your info my new WiFi is working now. LW Atheros chipset and drivers from Athdros are absolutely not the ones as in this post, but I had to do something desperation TechSpot Account Sign up for freeit takes 30 seconds.

HP Atheros 5212A 802.11b/g Wireless WiFi Mini PCI WLAN Card SPS 325526-001

Since i’ve installed SP2 wg stopped connecting to my wi-fi router. And look, the thing is running with the Airlink drivers as suggested the card has an ARA or something like wtheros.


If this is it, Ive tried to uninstall but i reboot windows install it automically even though there isnt anything in the slot. As others have mentioned, the freezes seem to happen when there’s a lot of traffic, such as downloading or viewing streaming video. I was able to get it to do one time, but upon atherox up, it reverts back.

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Thank you, Luvr for taking the time to write up your findings. I opted to Install from a list or specific location Advancedthen Don’t search, I will choose the driver to install. In fact, this problem is apparently not even unique to Atheros chipsets; similar issues seem to arise with, e.

Join the community here. Nothing could make my card work.

I joined techspot just to save others a lot of work.