I had tried several drivers already all with the same result and I was about to give up. There appears to be no mention of 11g at all in the output of available media information. In all cases it’s inconsistent. LW Atheros chipset and drivers from Sweex are absolutely not the ones as in this post, but I had to do something desperation I tried the older version first – Same troubles: About the 54 vs.

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I’m even confident enough that I’m typing this very message on this system now! Even so, a working, Mbps connection is infinitely better than a consistently crashing Mbps one!

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I have never looked too deeply into this issue, but the way I have come to understand it, the standard By now, I have tried xpp drivers that all claimed to support the AR chipset under Windows XP, but they all had the same problems; with some of them, the lockups would stay away a little longer, and I could even do a small download, but eventually, they would all cause the system to lock up.

I dont know how to run the sys file since xp doesnt allow me to do it. I sent emails to both user-misc and directly to the driver developer about a week and a half ago with no replies.


My NIC also consistently has an xr5213 connection status. I can also confirm that. You must log in or sign up to reply here. If I try to force it into Im not to savvy with computer terms but I manage pretty well. It was definitely an issue with the driver, because the card worked flawlessly in Linux with MadWifi drivers. First of all, completely uninstall any other drivers you may have tried for your card.

Apparently a significant amount of work is being done on the ath driver so maybe we’ll see support with 4. Join the community here.

Im running XP Serv Pk 3. Many, many, many thanks to AirLink for this great driver!

Windows xp doesnt seem to work with linksys wireless g pcmcia network card Sep 3, Skip to forum content BSDnexus forums. I cannot get it to run in 11g mode or enable WEP. Another thing, once i put the drivers in, and bootup, do I wait till it fully boots up then put the card in?

Results 1—2 of 2 1. Overview User Reviews Specs. No, create an account now. Anyway – Yesterday, when taking a fresh look at the issue, I somehow found myself directed to an AirLink Technical Support Page for a possible solution.

Thanks to your info my new WiFi is working now.


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RSS topic feed Posts [ 18 ]. This really, actually works! My wife got a Toshiba Satellite last year and we haven’t been able to get the Atheros Wx chipset to work with our router at all.


Thanks again for your post and offering a link to the driver. Struggling with getting wireless to work Nov 27, If this is it, Ive tried to uninstall but i reboot windows install it automically even though there isnt anything in the slot.

Getting Atheros AR5212 Wireless Cards to Work with Windows XP

Currently I have it configured in 11b mode with zp encryption and clients can connect just fine. I’ve tried various drivers and updates, even uninstalled an windows update, as they say on the netgear support site.

So the card is at least working as a unsecured As far as I can tell, this is not a configuration or syntax problem and is isolated to this driver although I have no way of testing it otherwise.