Hello Luvr, I am ready to pull my hair out. Yikes that was quick: Once installed reboot again. TechSpot is dedicated to computer enthusiasts and power users. My wife got a Toshiba Satellite last year and we haven’t been able to get the Atheros Wx chipset to work with our router at all. Another thing, once i put the drivers in, and bootup, do I wait till it fully boots up then put the card in? TechSpot Account Sign up for free , it takes 30 seconds.

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

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I have issues some times with logging in to the router with it set to ‘auto’ and ‘B’ works much better. Posted April 8, Set powersave feature to off and also turned off pcieaspm these can be turned on, but pcieaspm to on.

Getting Atheros AR5212 Wireless Cards to Work with Windows XP

Posted October 7, Problem solved It’s worth mentioning that the Atheros cards work beautifully when a good driver’s found. Ask a question and give support. It works on b if I use the 7.


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. Thanks taheros this posting so much. Posted October 21, I’ve set the router to only send 11b, 11Mbps this is so yesterday: Register a new account. When in Legacy mode: Posted September 30, edited.

I have one switch Netgear GS and am going to get one more to have all my rooms connected via gigabit. Should legacy 11b not work then there is a driver problem with old 11b Hope this works, may even play afheros the above my self to see how these settings affect things.

[SOLVED] Atheros AR/AR wireless does not work

Thanks alot for the INF! Its a router atehros is My wife got a Toshiba Satellite last year and we haven’t been able to get the Atheros Wx chipset to work with our router at all. Sign In Sign Up. Get rid of that, and you might make some progress. By mobilenvidia, October 4, in Atheros Chipset. Competitive products wireless lan card new arrival recommended products network card which is selling hot in the world. Posted October 14, It now runs rock solid. The modded INF does support your card, can’t atberos what will happen as it does try to 11n settings atherks should just ignore this.


Anyway, the link below gives instructions on how to remove ‘hidden’ devices in device manager.

Sign in Already have an account? Not ideal but it should give decent file transfer speeds. No worries, the Gigabyte is working good with the modded INF. Since the working driver implements the standard, a5r212a does not support any non-standard, proprietary extensions, it will not go beyond 54 Mbps. Im not to savvy with computer terms but I manage pretty well.

Unlike the rest of my hardware, Windows refused to recognize my Atheros AR card. Well, I’m off to see the wizard Posted April 24,