Category: Network and Modems
Manufacturer: Atheros Communications Inc
Caution Level: Intermediate
Download File Size: 102 KB
Operating System: Windows XP, Windows NT, Linux ,UNIX
Latest Version / Release Date: 3.5.3 / 07 Jul 2011
Atheros AR5005G Wireless Network Adapter is a card driver manufactured by Atheros Communications Inc. The driver comes with an integrated CMOS solution that is single chipped but with multi protocol. It also comes inclusive of a MAC/base band processor plus a 2.4GHz radio. Still, the driver only makes use of the digital CMOS technology. The importance of this is that it helps to reduce on the amount of power consumed and also the costs. With its power saving design, the users of the adapter are able to reduce the consumption of their power systems by about 98%. This is better than what is offered by other Atheros adapters. Nevertheless, it helps to maximize the reliability of the drivers. The Atheros AR5005G Wireless Network Adapter is inclusive of XR eXtended Range technology which helps to give WI-FI products two times the range of existing designs.
Unless you update your drivers regularly you may face hardware performance issues.
To check your drivers you should manually verify every device on your system for driver updates
When installing the Atheros AR5005G Wireless Network Adapter, users have to first define the Atheros Network Card device model in use and also the operating system where the device is to be installed. Users should not that when using Windows Vista, the drivers have to be first upgraded. Next, users can then browse for the network card drivers, locate and select the Athero Card drivers and finally downloading the Atheros AR5005G Wireless Network Adapter. With the freeware RadarSync or the share ware Driver Detective, users may be able to automatically update all their drivers after which they may install the adapter. It is always advisable to always backup the computer driver's before embarking on the process of updating. However, to finish the installation process, users are required to reboot and restart their computers. An antivirus comes highly recommended when downloading and installing programs from the internet. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and Atheros AR5005G Wireless Network Adapter errors before installing any driver updates.