Latest Atheros WLAN drivers for Windows 7 and Vista (x86 & x64)

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Very latest driver for the 5000/9000 series chipsets.

v9.2.0.X (Windows 7): v9.2.0.105 (Win7/Vista) | v9.2.0.104 (WinXP)

v9.1.0.X (Windows 7): v9.1.0.328 | v9.1.0.323 (WinXP) | v9.1.0.100

v9.0.0.X (Windows 7): v9.0.0.208 | v9.0.0.202 | v9.0.0.173 | v9.0.0.168 | v9.0.0.163 | v9.0.0.125

v8.0.0.X (Windows 7): v8.0.0.351 | v8.0.0.325 | v8.0.0.316 | v8.0.0.305 | v8.0.0.297 | v8.0.0.279 | v8.0.0.259 | v8.0.0.239 | v8.0.0.238 | v8.0.0.225 | v8.0.0.219 | v8.0.0.205 | v8.0.0.197 | v8.0.0.196 | v8.0.0.171 | v8.0.0.144

v7.7.0.X (Windows Vista): v7.7.0.523 (Win XP x86/x64) | v7.7.0.474 (Win XP x86/x64) | v7.7.0.466 (Win XP x86/x64) | v7.7.0.459 (Win XP x86/x64) | v7.7.0.449 (Win Vista x86/x64) | v7.7.0.429 (WinXP x86) | v7.7.0.406 (WinXP) | v7.7.0.396 | v7.7.0.385 (WinXP) | v7.7.0.384 | v7.7.0.377 | v7.7.0.356 | v7.7.0.343 | v7.7.0.331 | v7.7.0.319 | v7.7.0.269 | v7.7.0.231 | v7.7.0.199

v7.6.1.X : v7.6.1.237 | v7.6.1.204 | v7.6.1.194 | v7.6.1.162 |v7.6.1.122 | v7.6.1.111

v7.6.0.X : v7.6.0.172 |v7.6.0.154 / v7.6.0.239 |v7.6.0.126 | v7.6.0.108 | v7.6.0.83

7.6.0.154 / 7.6.0.239 : This is complete driver for Vista and XP in both X86 and x64, comes with Atheros Client Utility but works ONLY with XP.

v7.4.2.X : v7.4.2.57 | v7.4.2.48 | v7.4.2.40 | v7.4.2.15

v7.4.2.15 : These drivers will NOT allow my Atheros based WLAN cards to hook up past 54Mbps, v7.3.1.109 is a better choice.

v7.3.1.X : v7.3.1.127 | v7.3.1.109 | v7.3.1.73 | v7.3.1.42

v7.3.1.127 : These drivers will NOT allow my Atheros based WLAN cards to hook up past 54Mbps, v7.3.1.109 is a better choice.

Driver only, to install use driver update method via system properties

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When I try to install this drivers for my Netgear WG311T Windows Vista say me that the drivers arent digital signed... any suggestion ??

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Added v7.3.1.127

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Whats new in 7.3.1.127?

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Windows Update didn't tell me :)

I don't like 127, they keep disconnecting from the router about every minute or so.

109 are much better, no such issues.

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Typical Microsoft :)

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No use blaming MS they don't make the driver, they just released them

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just wanted to say thanks for keeping these updated... i've got a macbookpro... realtek and marvell provide updated drivers regularly (especially realtek!) but i had trouble finding the latest atheros. thanks again!

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Hello, someone have a driver for XP x64 for this model of WLAN ???????

pm pls

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Added v7.4.2.15

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Good find.

I see Atheros are bring Fujitsu/Siemens into the fold.

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I do not know,i am still getting bsod when drivers installed on vistax64.I have a dlink dwa-552 asus striker extreme board , 4 g ram, 6750 core. I have tried disabling wired adapters and it seem to get me alittle farther. Any one else havin these issues?

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awe great, thought I found the 64 bit driver fix for my DWA-552, and you are still having BSOD... I will give it a go anyways and report back.

gonna try v7.4.2.15

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OK I installed the v7.4.2.15 drivers after installing the D-Link DWA-552.... immediate blue screen after drivers finished installing... then re-boot... then I was able to find networks (10 networks vs. the 2 I get with my little Gigabyte card powered by RaLink chipset) but when I went to save the first available network, it crashed (froze) the screen. Third re-boot, was able to pick a network and get online blazingly fast, great. 3 web pages later, it froze the b**** up again.

Out comes the card. Back on the Gigabyte card again... Oh well, nice try. D-link should give us all refunds for this piece of SH$# card that they can't write 64 bit drivers for even though they claim all this high and mighty vista partner BS.

BTW, I am running Vista Ultimate 64 with 4GB ram, Athalon 64x2 4200+, older Gigabyte SLI motherboard with two 7800GTX etc etc etc bla bla bla

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Okay tried the mod for 552 and would not connect. I reloaded the 215 driver and disabled every network adaptor and mini ports( except dlink wireless of course),you will need to view all hidden devices to do this.Well i am going on 45 minutes no crashes and good connection. I will post back later .

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Okay tried mod and nothing different bsod,,owell i think dwa-552 goes into the drawer till next month,maybe by than we will have a proper fix.

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Yea, I have tried now, but no luck at all. No matter what driver is installed, if it is actually able to connect, it will eventually crash. It took a while to get a good install cause I downloaded v7.4.2.15 with modded INF v1.16

and it only had 2 files in it, and would not install (of course) so that was frustrating (must have been a bad connection/download on my end) and today I tried the v7.3.1.109 with modded INF v1.15 and these

actually installed without problem, but the damn card would not connect to a network.

So I played around with the setting and set it to Antenna A instead of auto. then I was able to connect, but then

of course it crashed immediately. I am sick of rebooting my poor computer. I am just going to buy a damn d-Link DWL-G550.

thanks much for your help in any case-

Joe

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I have a DWA-556 PCIe card, and with the 7.4.2.15 drivers I cannot connect to 802.11n signals anymore, so I had to roll back to stay on my n network. Looks like those drivers are a bit messed.

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Took me a whole damn day to figure out where these blue screens of death were coming from. I recently reinstalled Vista 64 and was getting new drivers/updates.

I had vista drivers for the dwa 552 from around summer 2007 and they worked fine. I'll try out older drivers i suppose.

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If you don't mind my asking, which older drivers have you had success in running with Vista? I've got the same D-Link card you do, but have never gotten any of the Vista drivers by D-link (or the ones at the top of this post) to install and connect without crashing my system.

The last set of drivers I've been successful with are the 1.11 WinXP drivers posted on D-link's site. I guess Vista can run those in some sort of compatibility mode or something. Unfortunately, since there are no WinXP64 drivers anywhere that I've seen, I can't use the same trick in Vista64.

This card's lack of functioning drivers is the only thing holding me back from running Vista64 on my desktop.

Any assistance would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks for your time.

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I'm not sure which drivers I was using. I just know i had them from during the summer, maybe late summer when i first got the card. I just tried some drivers, v7.3.1.42 and v7.3.1.109 and both still gave me blue screens of death. I'll look for even older drivers and test those at some point. I know there has to be one that works since I was using them before.

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i can't download atheros_v7.4.2.40_v1.16.exe :)

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