Or is it likely that there is another issue causing this problem? Already have an account? Paul, was about to post under wireless lan problems per your suggestion and I came across another post where the person knew it was the right driver so uninstalled and reinstalled several times before it worked. LW Atheros chipset and drivers from Sweex are absolutely not the ones as in this post, but I had to do something desperation Visit our Driver Support Page for helpful step-by-step videos.

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Select type of offense: On a side note the reason why your notebook felt sluggish on vista is because you only have mb of ram, to be more comfortable in vista you need atleast 1Gb. I have a HP desktop that will not connect to my wireless network. Flaming or offending other users. Sexually explicit or offensive language. Anyway, the link athrros gives instructions on how to remove ‘hidden’ devices in device manager.

Thanks again for the response–I appreciate it! Please go into your device manager and click on your missing unknown wireless adapter.

Getting Atheros AR5212 Wireless Cards to Work with Windows XP

I googled that and it says it is Atheros x so I downloaded that XP driver but it does not work. Any help greatly appreciated. You may want to try and move your wireless adapter to a different PCI slot if you cannot get it to work properly e. Hi JohnWill, Here is the info: Thanks to you i finally overcame the freezing problem atberos my system! Currently, only the ateros version is available on acer’s site, and it doesn’t work on xp.


I will do that Paul, meanwhile I marked this one as Solved by you because you did come up with the software, and I thank you so much for that. 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 want to run at the maximum connection speed.

It seems to me like the device is installed, but part of it isn’t turned on. Thanks to your info my new WiFi is working now. Yes, my password is: You may or may not have one of those wireless cards.

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Should I do a Google search and then download? Please let me know if I need to provide additional information. Solved Desktop doesn’t show up in wireless network. Could this be it, the ?

Sorry for casting aspersions on 50006x searching ability. So i am guessing that for the Wgt to support would be a driver thing with an additional feature called frame burst?


Im running XP Serv Pk 3. Thanks to Iuvr and it’s post, my wg works again.

By 500x to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies. Since i’ve installed SP2 wg stopped connecting to my wi-fi router. I’m trying to minimize how much money I put into it since it is older.

That site was exactly what I needed.

Select your Atheros card, right-click, and select ‘update driver’. Having trouble finding the right driver? If you have a a CM such like SBV series,try connecting it directly with dp then try to do it with wirelessly.