I opened its Properties window from its context menu, went into the Driver tab, and clicked Update Driver Ubuntu has recognized it and installed the restricted drivers, but the system isn’t able to use this driver unless it is being disabled and enabled again in the “restricted- drivers” -dialog. I was able to get it to do one time, but upon boot up, it reverts back. No more mousing around, no more keyboarding, no more nothing – the only option would be to hit the RESET button. Browse to the folder you unpacked the driver to, and select the. Unfortunately we can’t start working on it yet, because your bug report didn’t include enough information. The system locked up after just a few short minutes.

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It was definitely an issue with the driver, because the card worked flawlessly in Linux with MadWifi drivers. I hope other folks that are saddled with the functionless Atheros and the drivers that come with them will read your post and get them working.

Have you installed a driver for your Atheros card before? 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 hope my think is clear, the language doesn’t help me. Windows gave me an Update Driver Warning, telling me that Installing this device driver is not recommended because Windows cannot verify that it is compatible with your hardware.


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On the internet, I found a few notes about these problems sorry, but I don’t seem to currently find the references to the web pages involved: If ad5213 have trouble, do not hesitate to ask for more assistance. Enter the e-mail address of the recipient Add your own personal message: Atheros drivers enable but not in use.

I’ve tried various drivers and updates, even uninstalled an windows update, as they say on the netgear support site. In my case, there’s no point in trying to go beyond the standard Mbps connection winvows, since I’m running a mixed-vendor configuration: I did a Bing for “Atheros” and got a page full of sources.

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Atheros AR/AR Wireless Network Adapter not working.

Thing is that PC is only 10 feet away from the Router After applying windlws V4 driver you referenced in your post, the wireless adapter came to life and connected with Excellent signal strength. Do you want to continue installing this driver? Sign up for freeit takes 30 seconds. I hope that the compare of the files could be useful. Thanks a lot, great post.

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Getting Atheros AR5212 Wireless Cards to Work with Windows XP

Atheros AR5B97 driver not letting me connect to wireless Jun 20, Once reported, our staff will be notified and the comment will be reviewed. You say your laptop freezes as soon as you plug the card in, so it’s probably loading the wrong driver immediately.

I opted to Install from a list or specific location Advancedthen Don’t search, I will choose the driver to install. Thursday, June 25, 1: Pros anymoore se Cons anymoore se Summary anymoore se Reply to this review Was this review helpful? Papperol paolo-tinnirello wrote on Any help greatly appreciated. I dont know how to run the sys file since xp sr5213 allow me to do it. And look, the thing is running with the Airlink drivers as suggested windods card has an ARA or something like that.

Don’t you see any devices with the yellow exclamation mark next to them?

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.