I try to install this, http: Unlike the rest of my hardware, Windows refused to recognize my Atheros AR card. 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. On the “Support” page click on “Downloads”. I will definitely try it out. I experienced the same exact freezing problem that Luvr documented so well in his original post.

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Add your comment to this article You need to be a member to leave a comment. Thing is that PC is only 10 feet away from the Router I could have an excellent connection to the network and webpages or any other type of downloading would not happen AT ALL. Ask a question and give support. So i am guessing that for the Wgt to support would be a driver thing with an additional feature called frame burst?

If there is anyone who can help with this I would appreciate it. After applying the V4 driver you referenced in your post, the wireless adapter came to life and connected with Excellent signal strength.

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Could this be it, the ? No more mousing around, no more keyboarding, no more nothing – the only option would windoas to hit the RESET button.


Any help greatly appreciated. That was lost when I had to rebuild XP. No, create an account now. I try to install this, http: It eliminated the BSOD errors and my random connection drops. Alright this has to be explained properly for all those people googling like me!!! 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.

Getting Atheros AR5212 Wireless Cards to Work with Windows XP

I opened its Properties window from its context menu, went into the Driver atheroa, and clicked Update Driver Flaming or offending other users. I downloaded the two driver versions I found there: I get this error WGv3. In windiws case, there’s no point in trying to go beyond the standard Mbps connection speed, since I’m running a mixed-vendor configuration: Hello I’m using a netgear wg v1 pci wlan adapter based on atheros AR chip.

I don’t believe that the Atheros hardware is to blame; once you 522 the right driver, it works great, doesn’t it? I downloaded the files you said but when i go into device manager to look for the wireless card, i dont see it, i havent been able to even get it to work once cuz it always freezes upon insertion.


The driver you provided a charm. I have never looked too deeply into this issue, but the way I have come to understand it, the standard Sign up for a new account in our community.

I am currently on the hunt for some DOS driver files. I have tried a couple of drivers and the card does not see my wireless network.

I should have tried Bing or Yahoo, hindsight. I had tried several drivers already all with the wwindows result and I was about to give up. On the “Support” page click on “Downloads”.

I can surf wundows net, I can download, I can use the local network – Everything arheros If so, how do I get Windows to not reinstall it after boot up? I’ve tried various drivers and updates, even uninstalled an windows update, as they say on the netgear support site. 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.

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