Atheros did a reverse flip several years ago. Lol… So thanks so much for your help with this. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. I am unable to get wireless working, however, just prior to uninstalling network manager, I did see it there. It’s not just code, it’s hardware and software. There are all sorts of things attached to the router.

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My router is a dd-wrt router purchased from ThinkPenguin which I’ve had for a few months and it seems to work just fine.

It absolutely should work. I opened its Properties window from its context menu, went into the Driver tab, and clicked Update Driver Did anything else look or seem strange? The specified location does not contain any information about your driver?

Select Qualcomm Atheros wireless driver

Since i’ve installed SP2 wg stopped connecting to my wi-fi router. Are you using the Gnome Networkmanager to connect your wireless network?

If the driver is not compatible, your hardware will not work correctly and your computer might become unstable or stop working completely.


I thought coders just wrote and compiled, but man their hardware takes a beating on some things. Here’s a list of their drivers if you would like to refer to them: It seems to me that the software is assuming some sort of blessed handshake has taken place because certain steps have transpired without a problem.

Lol… So thanks so much for your help with this.

Did you swap the wireless card out for another or was this the original? I am a member! Please, create a new thread if you want some help. Also, I will try the new kernel.

Select Qualcomm Atheros wireless driver

Right, there is an important difference. I never got that far with the extra config files.

I clicked Have disk Any help greatly appreciated. Just looking for a free software laptop experience similar to the corporate OS’s, but without the bloat and spyware and so on.

It was a card that was available for the ThinkPad X60s. Tried the other router, with nothing connected wireless or wired except the modem. atheors

Getting Atheros AR5212 Wireless Cards to Work with Windows XP

Will report back on that as well. Faulty hardware is unlikely, but if all else fails, it can’t be ruled out.

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I read about some ath5k bugs: Please read and follow the Community Guidelines. Sign up for freeit takes 30 seconds. No more mousing around, no more keyboarding, no more nothing – the only option would be to hit the RESET button. Windows gave me an Update Driver Warning, telling me that Installing this device driver is not recommended because Windows cannot verify that it is compatible with your hardware.

So much to be amazed by around here.

Getting Atheros AR Wireless Cards to Work with Windows XP – TechSpot Forums

The first 2 file are those athreos asked me, now I attach the result of the same command after the I have enabled the drivers. It’s not just code, it’s hardware and software. User login Create new account. Use Jockey to select one driver or the other. I wonder if anyone has such a setup working now?