Caution Level: Intermediate
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Operating System: Windows 98, windows ME, Windows NT, windows 2000, windows XP, windows 2003
Latest Version / Release Date: Unavailable / 24 Feb 2005
Atheros USB 2.0 Wireless Network Adapter is USB driver from Atheros. Multi-standard IEEE 802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g support for universal wireless connectivity to any 802.11 network featuring a completely integrated universal serial bus (USB) 2.0 interfaces. The universal wireless connectivity for seamless roaming between any 802.11 based networks. It uses digital CMOS technology exclusively, minimizing power consumption and cost while maximizing reliability. It has a highly integrated 2-chip set. It has a 2.4 or 2.5 GHz Radio-on-a-Chip (RoC). The Atheros USB 2.0 Wireless Network Adapter has Wireless Multimedia Enhancements Quality of Service support (QoS). It feature of super AG mode delivers up to 108 Mbps raw data rate with typical end-user throughput exceeding 60 Mbps. In addition the Super AG utilizes Adaptive Radio to automatically identify clear channels for maximum throughput and standards compatible operation.
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
Atheros USB 2.0 Wireless Network Adapter has hardware encryption for the Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA) and IEEE 802.11i security specifications. The hardware encryption provides Advanced Encryption Standard (AES), Temporal Key Integrity Protocol (TKIP) and Wired; Equivalent Privacy (WEP) without performance degradation. The Atheros USB 2.0 Wireless Network Adapter enables extended tuning range (2.300 up to 2.500 in addition 4.900 up to 5.850 GHz) and this for worldwide use. It enables dynamic frequency selection or in other words transmits power control (DFS/TPC) for international operation. The Atheros USB 2.0 Wireless Network Adapter has support for draft IEEE 802.11e, 802.11h, and 802.11i and 802.11j standards. Atheros XR has extended Range technology which gives Wi-Fi products twice the range of existing designs which is an added advantage. It becomes more efficient. It supports the following operating systems; Windows 98, windows ME, Windows NT, windows 2000, windows XP, windows 2003 It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and Atheros USB 2.0 Wireless Network Adapter errors before installing any driver updates.