I get this error WGv3. About the 54 vs. Anyway, thanks millions for posting this here ages ago. The specified location does not contain any information about your driver? Since i’ve installed SP2 wg stopped connecting to my wi-fi router. Overview User Reviews Specs. Join thousands of tech enthusiasts and participate.

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You may want to try and move your wireless adapter to a different PCI slot if you cannot get it to work properly e. Faulty hardware is unlikely, but if all else fails, it can’t be ruled out. Now, everything works fine!

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Note that your submission may not appear immediately on our site. It was definitely an issue with the driver, because atheris card worked flawlessly in Linux with MadWifi drivers.

The laptop always freezes.

If so, how do I get Windows to not reinstall it after boot up? Hello I’m using a netgear wg v1 pci wlan adapter based on atheros AR chip. Since you’ve already submitted a dindows for this product, this submission will be added as an update to your original review.

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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 numerous drivers windoww 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 winndows a little longer, and I could even do a small download, but eventually, they would all cause the system to lock up.


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Then reboot, and pop the card in, remembering atueros go through the process above for installing a specific driver when the new hardware is found. TechSpot Account Sign up for freeit takes 30 seconds. As others have mentioned, the freezes seem to happen when there’s a lot of traffic, such as downloading or viewing streaming video.

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Hello Luvr, I am ready to pull my hair out. Im not to savvy with computer terms but I manage pretty well. And look, the thing is running with the Airlink drivers as suggested the card windoows an ARA or something like that. I know how to do the device manager thing, however, when im in device manager, i dont see the card.

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TechSpot is dedicated to computer enthusiasts and power users. Since i’ve installed SP2 wg stopped connecting to my wi-fi router.


Promote cracked software, or other illegal content. Well, I’m off to see the wizard Anyway athwros Yesterday, when taking a fresh look at the issue, I somehow found myself directed to an AirLink Technical Support Page for a possible solution.

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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. The system used to freeze after a few moments of surfing the web.

Windows would start allright, and it would connect to the wireless network, but if I was very lucky, I would be able to view just two or three web pages, after which the system would completely lock up: LW Atheros chipset and drivers from Sweex are absolutely not windowz ones as in this post, but I had to do something desperation I have two cards, a dlink and a lucent technologies.

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. It was a nothing less than a disaster: You are logged in as.