About the 54 vs. Thank you, Luvr for taking the time to write up your findings. I clicked Have disk So i am guessing that for the Wgt to support would be a driver thing with an additional feature called frame burst? Do you want to continue installing this driver? Try that, and remove any wireless lan cards you might find.

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I purchased a HP Wireless As others have mentioned, the freezes seem to happen when there’s a lot of traffic, such as downloading or viewing streaming video. It now runs rock solid. Anyway, thanks millions for posting this here ages ago.

Getting Atheros AR5212 Wireless Cards to Work with Windows XP

Windows 7 Hardware Compatibility. I joined techspot just to save others a lot of work. I don’t believe that the Atheros hardware is to blame; a5r212 you install the right driver, it works great, doesn’t it? I tend to agree with them for the most part. 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: Since you’ve already submitted a review for this product, this submission will be added as an update to your original review.


I posted for help in a number of forums and all folks could tell me was that Atheros was garbage. It was definitely an issue with the driver, because the card worked flawlessly in Linux with MadWifi drivers. Im running XP Serv Pk 3.

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Anyway, the link below gives instructions on how to remove ‘hidden’ devices in device manager. Click here to review our site terms of use. I clicked Have disk Since the system would be unstable with drivers that Windows did consider “compatible” with my hardware, I thought, “What the heck! Thanks to Iuvr and it’s post, my wg works again.

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Since the working driver implements the standard, and does not support any non-standard, proprietary extensions, it will not go beyond 54 Mbps. Windows 7 IT Pro. I’ve tried various drivers and updates, even uninstalled an windows update, as they say on the netgear support site.

The driver you provided a charm. It a5r212 a nothing less than a disaster: And look, the thing is running with the Airlink drivers as suggested the card has an ARA or something like that. So, I re-booted back into Windows7, and it magically cleared itself up for about an hour, but the wireless ‘ON’ light still was not blue.


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Windows 7 Hardware Compatibility https: Not an IT pro? You don’t run a sys file. Advertisements or commercial links.

You are logged in as. The only problem I’ve run across at this point that has given me somewhat of a problem, is the wireless connection. I opened its Properties window from its context menu, went into the Driver tab, and clicked Update Driver I experienced the same exact freezing problem that Luvr documented so well in his original post. I’m even confident enough that I’m typing this very message on this system now!