Now, everything works fine! As others have mentioned, the freezes seem to happen when there’s a lot of traffic, such as downloading or viewing streaming video. I tend to agree with them for the most part. I was able to get it to do one time, but upon boot up, it reverts back. Well, I’m off to see the wizard 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.

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I dunno why but all the other Atheros drivers simply didn’t work right for me.

Your message has been reported and will be reviewed by our staff. I have never looked too deeply into this issue, but the way I have come to understand it, the standard I’ve tried various drivers and updates, even uninstalled an windows update, as they say on the netgear support site.

Your name or email address: I had tried several drivers already all with the same result and I was about to give up. The driver mentioned here being an Atheros driver should probably work with a wide variety of other Atheros cards too, Atheros implement a more or less ‘one size fits all’ driver policy.

Thanks for this posting so much. Since you’ve already submitted a review for this product, this submission will be added as an update to your original review. Select type of offense: The system used to freeze after a few moments of surfing aindows web. Struggling with getting wireless to work Nov 27, First of all, completely uninstall any other drivers you may have tried for your card.

Getting Atheros AR5212 Wireless Cards to Work with Windows XP

Sign up for freeit takes 30 seconds. I joined techspot just to save others a lot of work. I just cannot understand why manufacturers ship it with such lousy drivers.

Problem solved It’s worth mentioning that the Atheros cards work beautifully when a good driver’s found. Hello I’m using a netgear wg v1 pci wlan adapter based on atheros AR chip. Once reported, our staff will be notified and the comment will be reviewed. Results 1—2 of 2 1. Add your comment to this article You need to be a member to leave a comment. Now, everything works fine! Furthermore, Linux folks generally love it.

Anyway, the link below gives instructions on how to remove ‘hidden’ devices in device manager. Even so, a working, Mbps connection is infinitely better than a consistently crashing Mbps one! Ask a question and give support.

Get rid of that, and you might make some progress. It now runs rock solid.

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TechSpot Account Sign up for freeit takes 30 seconds. In fact, this problem is apparently not even unique to Atheros chipsets; similar issues seem to arise with, e.

Click here to review our site terms of use. So i am guessing that for the Wgt to support would be a driver thing with an additional feature called frame burst? Browse to the folder you unpacked the driver to, and select the.