The modded INF does support your card, can’t tell what will happen as it does try to 11n settings it should just ignore this. 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. Thanks to you i finally overcame the freezing problem on my system! 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. See this page for how to get it going:. Cheap Ativa card works ok in gentoo. Works in 64Studio 2.

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I tried the older version first – Same troubles: You must log in or sign up to reply here.

Sign up for a new account in our community. It’s gonna show up as an older model, xr5212 it will work. Have you installed a driver for your Atheros card before? Any help greatly appreciated.

Advertisements or commercial links. Then reboot, and pop the card in, remembering to go through the process above for installing a specific driver when the new hardware is found. Posted October 1, This really, actually works!


Azurewave Wireless Lan Driver and Application. Select your Atheros card, right-click, and select ‘update driver’. Please submit your review for WLan Driver Atheros I dont know how to run the sys file since xp doesnt allow me to do it. However the card must first be turned on using a software switch as explained hereelse it will not transmit or receive anything. Now, everything works fine! Ad-hoc Mode doesn’t work for me at all.

Atheros AR/AR Wireless Network Adapter not working.

To get DHCP working might be necessary to bring down other network interfaces e. While it sounds stupid, this was what I had to do with my WGv2, to get it do do anything at all in the computer that didn’t seem to like it.

Cheap Ativa card works ok in gentoo. In Openhal the interface ath0 show up there aren’t any communication, the commands like ibt return error. The system used to freeze after a few moments of surfing the web.

Getting Atheros AR5212 Wireless Cards to Work with Windows XP

Works absolutely perfect in BT4, just have to manually raise txpower and get way more APs than with any other wireless adapter I had, plus the speed and bandwidth is doubled than with other adapters. M Laptop Lenovo – Type English. They work, I’m using the latest drivers nit, are you updating via the update drivers method in Device Manager?


It works OK with Slackware B All-in-One ideacentre – Type English. I just cannot understand why manufacturers ship it with such lousy drivers.

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Many, many, many thanks to AirLink for this great driver! Download the original driver for an older model here: Sp Laptop ideapad English.

Thanks again for your post and offering a link to the driver. Do you already have an account?

Getting Atheros AR Wireless Cards to Work with Windows XP – TechSpot Forums

So like any normal at5212 I opened Firefox and went to the Action Tec website. Since the system would be unstable with drivers that Windows did consider “compatible” with my hardware, I thought, “What the heck! Yikes that was quick: Thank You for Submitting Your Review,!