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Have you installed a driver for your Atheros card before? Thanks again for your post and offering a link to the driver. You must log in or sign up to reply here. 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. This package supports the following driver models: Get rid of that, and you might make some progress.

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Getting Atheros AR5212 Wireless Cards to Work with Windows XP

Flex Laptop Lenovo – Type English. I should have tried Bing or Yahoo, hindsight Anyway. And low and behold.

Instead of freezing after a few minutes. Yoga 2 11 Laptop Lenovo – Type English.

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About the 54 aar5212. G Laptop Lenovo English. And look, the thing is running with the Airlink drivers as suggested the card has an ARA or something like that. I posted for help in a number of forums and all folks could tell me was that Atheros was garbage. Pros anymoore se Cons anymoore se Summary anymoore se Reply to this review Was this review helpful?


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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. 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.

Once reported, our staff will be notified and the comment will be reviewed. That can i install x; the client and the Wireless work. B All-in-One ideacentre English. So like any normal human I opened Firefox and went to the Action Tec website.

You say your laptop freezes as soon as you plug the card in, so it’s probably loading the wrong driver immediately. So i am guessing that for the Wgt to support would be a driver thing with an additional feature called frame burst? Try that, and remove any wireless lan cards you might find. The system locked up after just a few short minutes.

U Laptop ideapad – Type English. In my case, there’s no point in trying to go beyond the standard Mbps connection speed, since I’m running a mixed-vendor configuration: Posted December 7, E Desktop Lenovo English. The buggy drivers ad5212 need to be fixed, because these fine cards are getting the flak.


It now runs rock solid. I see what is going on here. You are not replacing the original INF with modded one.

Sort Date Most helpful Positive rating Negative rating. Y Laptop ideapad – Type English. I don’t believe that the Atheros hardware is to blame; once you install the right driver, it works great, doesn’t it? 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.

Z Laptop ideapad – Type English. Azurewave Wireless Lan Driver and Application.

I should have tried Bing or Yahoo, hindsight.