I searched for the driver on google and nothing came up. I try to install this, http: This site uses cookies for analytics, personalized content and ads. Get rid of that, and you might make some progress. By continuing to browse this site, you agree to this use.

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The buggy drivers really need to be fixed, because these fine cards are getting the flak.

First of all, completely uninstall any other drivers you may have tried for your card. I can surf the net, I can download, I can use the local af5212a – Everything goes!

On the “Support” page click on “Downloads”. I just cannot understand why manufacturers ship it with such lousy drivers.

Instead of freezing after a few minutes. Under Linux, however, it should be a great choice though I haven’t tested that yet. Then go to your device manager and manually update the Ethernet card, according to Windows.

I opted to Install from a list or specific location Advancedthen Don’t search, I will choose the driver to install. 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 should have tried Bing or Yahoo, hindsight.


Getting Atheros AR5212 Wireless Cards to Work with Windows XP

Here’s a list of their drivers if you would like to refer to them: It’s gonna show up as an older model, but it will work.

Download the original driver for an older model here: Thanks for this posting so much. Thanks to you i finally overcame the freezing problem on my system! By Hoshie, September 30, in Atheros Chipset. But not with this driver above.

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

Browse to the folder you unpacked the driver to, and select the. Im not to savvy with computer terms but I manage pretty well. Edited September wirleess, by Hoshie. Don’t you see any devices with the yellow exclamation mark next to them? Atheros Chipset Search In. Try that, and remove any wireless lan cards you might find.

This completed cleared up my wireless problem. The system used to freeze after a few moments of surfing the web.


Atheros AR Chipset Wifi Adapters: There’s a Better Driver than Windows 7 Default

Thing is that PC is only 10 feet away from the Router My NIC also consistently has an “excellent” connection status. This site uses cookies for analytics, personalized content and ads. As others have mentioned, the freezes seem to happen when there’s a lot of traffic, such as downloading or viewing streaming video.

Any help greatly appreciated. Since the working driver implements the standard, and does not support any non-standard, proprietary extensions, it will not go beyond 54 Mbps. Hello Luvr, I am ready to pull my hair out. The wireless’ON’ light above my keyboard did not turn on blue at any time while in Windows7 before the fix at the bottomyet I was able to connect most of the time.

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