On the “Support” page click on “Downloads”. 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 could even do a small download, but eventually, they would all cause the system to lock up. I find performance outstanding, weak signal throughput in particular is far superior to any other card I’ve ever tried. I downloaded the two driver versions I found there: I get this error WGv3. Struggling with getting wireless to work Nov 27, Thing is that PC is only 10 feet away from the Router

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Windows 7 IT Pro. Now, everything works fine! I opened its Properties window from its context menu, went into the Driver tab, and clicked Update Driver My NIC also consistently has an “excellent” connection status.

But not with this driver above.

I don’t believe that the Atheros hardware is to blame; once you install the right driver, it works great, doesn’t it? Browse to the folder you unpacked the driver to, and ar512 the. This package supports the following driver models: I didn’t, it worked fine in Vista.


Enter the e-mail address of the recipient Add your own personal message: Have you installed a driver for your Atheros card before? After applying the V4 driver you referenced in your post, the wireless adapter came to atheross and connected with Excellent signal strength. Overview User Reviews Specs.

Select Qualcomm Atheros wireless driver

If this is it, Ive tried to uninstall but i reboot windows install it automically even though there isnt anything in the slot. You must log in or sign up to reply here. Windows would start allright, and it would connect to the wireless network, but if I was very lucky, I would be able to view just two or three web pages, after which the system would completely lock up: Promote cracked software, or other illegal content. First of all, completely uninstall any at5212 drivers you may have tried for your card.

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Ask a question and give support. Windows gave me an Update Driver Warning, telling me that Installing this device driver is not recommended because Windows cannot ayheros that it is compatible with your hardware. Instead of freezing after a few minutes. Under Linux, however, it should be a great choice though I haven’t tested that yet.


This completed cleared up my wireless problem. Monday, January 12, 8: Posted September 30, Get rid of that, and you might make some progress.

TechSpot Account Sign up for freeit takes 30 seconds. Since the working driver implements the standard, and does not support any non-standard, proprietary extensions, it will not go beyond 54 Mbps. Thank You for Submitting Your Review,!

Checking Emails and Skype were both working most of the time with the original TP-Link drivers, but surfing the web and in particular starting any download would freeze the system completely.

I searched for the driver on google and nothing athsros up. Pros anymoore se Cons ag5212 se Summary anymoore se Reply to this review Was this review helpful? I’ve tried various drivers and updates, even uninstalled an windows update, as they say on the netgear support site.

Select your Atheros card, right-click, and select ‘update driver’. Monday, January 12, Since i’ve installed SP2 wg stopped connecting to my wi-fi router.