Now, everything works fine! In fact, this problem is apparently not even unique to Atheros chipsets; similar issues seem to arise with, e. Thanks a lot, great post. Could this be it, the ? Download the latest Atheros ARX driver for your computer’s operating system. TechSpot is dedicated to computer enthusiasts and power users. Flaming or offending other users.

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You say your laptop freezes as soon as you plug the card in, so it’s probably loading the wrong driver immediately. Have you installed a driver for your Atheros card before? Do you want to continue installing this driver? As others have mentioned, the freezes seem to happen when there’s a lot of traffic, such as downloading or viewing streaming video.

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

How to Install Drivers After you have found the right driver for your device and operating system, follow these simple instructions to install it. I posted for help in a number of forums and all folks could x; me was that Atheros was garbage. They add hundreds of new drivers to our site every day.

Hello I’m using a netgear wg v1 pci wlan adapter based on atheros AR chip. Hello Luvr, I am ready to pull my hair out. Thanks to your info my new WiFi is working now. Thanks a lot, great post. If the driver is not compatible, your hardware will not work correctly and your computer might become unstable or stop xpp completely.


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 xo the system completely. After you have found the right driver for your device and operating system, follow these simple instructions to install it.

I find performance outstanding, weak signal throughput in particular is far superior to any other card I’ve ever tried. Under Linux, however, it should be a great choice though I haven’t tested that yet.

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After applying the V4 driver you referenced athero your post, the wireless adapter came to life and connected with Excellent signal strength. I have two cards, a dlink and a lucent technologies. I purchased a HP Wireless Ask a question and give support.

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

I xtheros how to do the device manager thing, however, when im in device manager, i dont see the card. Well, I’m off to see the wizard Im running XP Serv Pk 3. Well, since both your router and your wireless card are from the same vendor, and they both support Mbps, yes, it will be a matter of finding the right driver one that works if you taheros to run at the maximum connection speed.


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TechSpot is dedicated to computer enthusiasts and power users. IRQ not less or equal to. And look, the thing is running with the Airlink drivers as suggested the card has an ARA or something like that.

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It eliminated the BSOD errors and my random connection drops. The driver you provided a charm.

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Sign up for freeit takes 30 seconds. Select your Atheros card, right-click, and select ‘update driver’. Glad that my post helped you – That’s why I posted it in the first place.