Atheros AR5002G Free Driver Download Reviews

Atheros AR5002G Free Driver Download Reviews
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9 of 10 people found the following review helpful:
DAvid
Tested on Windows XP
24 Mar 2009
(3 months after download)
 

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"driver worked ok had no problums installing it"
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7 of 8 people found the following review helpful:
WAYNE
Tested on Windows XP
8 Jan 2009
(17 minutes after download)
 

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"THIS IS GREAT IT WORKS WELL IN MY PC... THANKS ALOT"
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6 of 7 people found the following review helpful:
rob
Tested on Windows XP
18 Nov 2008
(2 days after download)
 

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"Didn't work on my Compaq notebook C760DE. Snif :-("
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6 of 7 people found the following review helpful:
Giovani
Tested on Windows XP
22 Jul 2008
(4 days after download)
 

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"Is very cool, This driver saved my pc.."
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6 of 7 people found the following review helpful:
Daniel
Tested on Windows XP
10 Oct 2008
(8 months after download)
 

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"Just Works, nothing special, but usefull driver."
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6 of 7 people found the following review helpful:
Rob
Tested on Windows XP
29 Dec 2008
(5 months after download)
 

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"Worked for me in WinXP"
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6 of 7 people found the following review helpful:
Morvan
Tested on Windows XP
15 Mar 2009
(9 minutes after download)
 

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"good solution for this card."
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6 of 7 people found the following review helpful:
RICARDO
Tested on Windows XP
9 Apr 2009
(5 hours after download)
 

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"OK, the Driver functionaly normaly!!!"
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6 of 7 people found the following review helpful:
Alejandro Figueroa
Tested on Windows XP
4 Sep 2008
(8 months after download)
 

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"Gran Driver super recomendado"
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5 of 6 people found the following review helpful:
Pfef113
Tested on Windows XP
22 May 2007
 

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"I upgraded my Atheros driver on my Acer laptop. The Ekahau Wireless Utility is a breeze to use, and actually runs better than the original utility that came installed on this laptop. Configuration was easy, as long as you're literate on wireless. I'm very impressed with this utility, and recommend this update/upgrade to everyone -- one of the nicest wireless utilities I'v
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5 of 6 people found the following review helpful:
Morvan
Tested on Windows XP
15 Mar 2009
(7 minutes after download)
 

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"Excellent Driver. I recommend it, cuz my native driver (CD) only gave 54Mb and my card is a legit 108. Now I see 108Mb with superb performance. Thanks to the uploader and to the DG."
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5 of 6 people found the following review helpful:
toledo

10 May 2007
 

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"just downloaded wait `till I install it, then I post back

Anyways thanks a lot guys this is such a nice helper-page that cannot be left-out."

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5 of 6 people found the following review helpful:
Brylimz
Tested on Windows XP
29 Oct 2008
(2 hours after download)
 

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"The driver is OK! I would recommend this to those people who are downgrading their OS from vista to XP. This works fine!"
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10 of 12 people found the following review helpful:
bajaja
Tested on Windows XP
21 Apr 2008
 

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"Save my life this driver :)

Acer f.u.c.k.i.n.g. driver about acer web site."

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5 of 6 people found the following review helpful:
Jorge
Tested on Windows XP
1 Jun 2009
(1 year after download)
 

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"I had a little difficulty with windows serial... so I had to reinstall twice or thrice"
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5 of 6 people found the following review helpful:
Roberto Granillo
Tested on Windows XP
14 Apr 2008
 

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"Works perfectly, I realy recommend Driver guide to get the best drivers.

Thank you"

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5 of 6 people found the following review helpful:
Dario
Tested on Windows XP
29 Nov 2008
(10 minutes after download)
 

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"It is agood option"
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4 of 5 people found the following review helpful:
Laurens
Tested on Windows XP
14 Nov 2007
 

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"Excellent package. Finally I had my DLINK 520 rev A pci card properly working without instandly crashing my dell PC. As an added bonus: the utility that comes with it is superior to the Dlink one.

Amazing that Dlink does not have a proper driver for XP available. There is a new one out but I just don't want to even try as I am happy it is all in good working order now

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4 of 5 people found the following review helpful:
mpurai
Tested on Windows XP x64
30 Jun 2008
 

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"Just d/l this driver and have'nt had much time to establish a judgement as to how well it works. It seems so far to work as well as the windows or loaded mfg driver....but on installation windows warns that its is not a recognized mfg driver."
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4 of 5 people found the following review helpful:
Robert
Tested on Windows XP
20 Jun 2007
 

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"This driver is excellent! It's completely automatic and provides a painless, hands-free install. I would definitely recommend this to other possessors of Atheros chipset based wireless cards, which are notoriously bad when it comes to finding out anything about them beyond "Generic Atheros Chipset Adapter"."
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4 of 5 people found the following review helpful:
Samuel
Tested on Windows XP
28 Aug 2007
 

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"Necesitaba urgentemente un driver WLAN para la TOSHIBA Satellite A135-S2276 y solo habian controladores para el WIN VISTA, mas yo neceitba para XP PRO. Asi que este driver trabaj a la perfeccion para la AR5006EG.

This driver woks with Atheros AR5005EG perfectly! - Using XP PRO! Thx DIRVERGUIDE."

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4 of 5 people found the following review helpful:
Alfonso Alcaraz
Tested on Windows XP
16 Jul 2007
 

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"this is the best driver of atheros that ever seen. I had like a week tring to find. Thanks a lot."
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4 of 5 people found the following review helpful:
derek
Tested on Windows XP
5 Jun 2008
 

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"installed well but windows cannot open driver think i have another problem"
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4 of 5 people found the following review helpful:
Musashiden
Tested on Windows Vista
30 Jun 2008
 

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"otro de los buenos drivers / cool i found at least , thnx"
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4 of 5 people found the following review helpful:
Imre Torok
Tested on Windows XP
23 May 2007
 

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""Radio status: hardware disabled". Can't find the switch."
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4 of 5 people found the following review helpful:
G-fer
Tested on Windows Vista
15 Apr 2007
 

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"OK for XP, but won't run under Vista"
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4 of 5 people found the following review helpful:
gb
Tested on Windows XP
10 Jun 2008
 

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"Didn't work for me was different model"
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4 of 5 people found the following review helpful:
James
Tested on Windows XP
9 May 2007
 

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"Easy install, works fine so far."
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4 of 5 people found the following review helpful:
roman
Tested on Windows XP
18 Oct 2007
 

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"hjijd oojmd`ls iŽken jmkamsde"
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
jayessell
Tested on Windows XP
25 Sep 2009
(14 minutes after download)
 

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"Take note:

It says "Ekahau" but it means "Antheros".

Also...

Look along the edge of the notebook for the WiFi symbol

(The RKO Pictures antenna) and see if there is a

switch or button to activate the built-in WiFi.

Thanks again DG! (And original submitter!)

((The Antheros website was useless. Duh!))"

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6 of 8 people found the following review helpful:
Junk
Tested on Windows XP
24 Jul 2008
(58 minutes after download)
 

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"Tried it on a Fujitsu S6120D Lifebook.

Install was a breeze..

Since I selected the Windows network config as default, I had to reboot before I could use the configuration tool included though.

After that things went smoothly...

Note: although this is the Atheros driver; the name is different tho..

Weird oO."

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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
Richard Purcell
Tested on Windows XP
12 Nov 2007
 

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"When loading the software,I was presented with a warning box saying that this software wasn't tested for XP.I can assure you that this software works very well with XP,and had no problems after loading.I recommend this software for anyone trying to find drivers for an AR5005G wireless network."
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
Adewara Sammy
Tested on Windows XP
19 Dec 2007
 

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"It has been wonderful being with driversguide. All drivers I downloaded worked perfectly.

Thanks"

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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
cristhoper
Tested on Windows XP
25 Sep 2007
 

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"Buen driver, permite la opcion de no instalar el software extra, solo el driver."
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
Juan Carlos Aguilar
Tested on Windows XP
5 May 2010
(6 minutes after download)
 

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"Trabajo muy bien,se descargo sin problemas en una laptop toshiba satellite A65-SP1591"
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
Taz
Tested on Windows XP
1 Jun 2008
 

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"This worked on a time 8317r laptop.. excellent service many thanks 10/10"
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
Gabi M
Tested on Windows XP
30 Jan 2008
 

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"Works on Fujitsu siemens amilo li 1705 with win xp (without microsoft whql)"
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
mansour
Tested on Windows XP
21 Jul 2007
 

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"not workin on XPpro downgraded from Vista on Aspire 5570Z"
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
Sagara
Tested on Windows XP
26 Jul 2007
 

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"Excellent Driver, saved me from buying a new wireless device"
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
Albenchartz

7 Aug 2007
 

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"This driver worked perfectly for my Packard Bell EasyNote F0236"
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
Arek
Tested on Windows XP x64
15 Oct 2007
 

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"It doesn't work with MSI 108Mbps PC60G-F PCI"
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
Jared
Tested on Windows XP
1 Aug 2007
 

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"This driver worked perfectly for my toshiba Satellite A135"
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6 of 8 people found the following review helpful:
BG
Tested on Windows XP
2 Mar 2009
 

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"worked fine on my now ancient Toshiba Satellite."
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
Ezequiel
Tested on Windows XP
20 Dec 2007
 

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"Did not work with AR5006x... windows xp."
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
John Dinwiddie
Tested on Windows XP
10 Dec 2009
(46 minutes after download)
 

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"Driver worked great the first time out."
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
John
Tested on Windows XP
27 Jul 2007
 

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"el driver me sirvio mucho ,gracias"
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
Bufador
Tested on Windows XP
11 Nov 2009
(15 hours after download)
 

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"Works on Sony Vaio VGN-220e"
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
zaouli

16 Sep 2007
 

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"googd for Acer aspire 36080"
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
Zurdox

3 Aug 2007
 

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"Works very well, TnX"
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
David DixL Dixon

4 Oct 2007
 

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"it done the trick"
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
juan araujo

27 Dec 2007
 

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"como siempre buenos driver"
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5 of 7 people found the following review helpful:
RL
Tested on Windows XP
6 Apr 2008
 

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"This driver worked well with my Toshiba Satelite A45 laptop. Solved Netgear Wireless N login problem and connection to Internet.

Way too much advertisement!!! Hard to tell if you are downloading the file or a piece of junk cluttering software....or maybe signing up for a cellphone. Not a good website because of this."

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5 of 7 people found the following review helpful:
pedro mora
Tested on Windows XP
23 Feb 2008
 

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"Thanks!!! I was looking by months and finally find the right driver"
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5 of 7 people found the following review helpful:
Nestor
Tested on Windows XP
27 Feb 2008
 

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"funciona perfecto en Notebook Packard Bell easy note MX36"
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4 of 6 people found the following review helpful:
Lorenzo Taylor
Tested on Windows XP
26 May 2009
(36 minutes after download)
 

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"Completely locked me out of my computer. Had to start pc in safe mode and get rid of pc starting with a password. Had to reformat hard drive to get computer to work again."
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4 of 6 people found the following review helpful:
lucas liendo
Tested on Windows XP
16 Oct 2008
(11 minutes after download)
 

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"no sirve en acer 3680

don't works in acer 3680"

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4 of 6 people found the following review helpful:
juan

1 Apr 2008
 

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"muy bueno funciona de 10"
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3 of 5 people found the following review helpful:
Emerson F. Tormann
Tested on Windows XP
23 Oct 2007
 

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"Great!!! Works on Semp Toshiba IS1522

TNX"

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6 of 10 people found the following review helpful:
Mao
Tested on Windows XP
14 Feb 2008
 

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"Excellent Choice For atheros Wlan Card 5006x"
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4 of 7 people found the following review helpful:
szel
Tested on Windows XP
5 Mar 2008
 

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"It doesn't work with my Benq Joybook R56 (Win XP) :/"
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4 of 7 people found the following review helpful:
mandi

8 Feb 2008
 

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"funca funca iupy

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3 of 6 people found the following review helpful:
Graeme
Tested on Windows XP
20 Jul 2008
(1 hour after download)
 

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"This device cannot start (code 10). I've tried every version from 2.1 to 7.6, and all have failed with the same error. (Toshiba M200)

Toshiba won't supply a working driver, and all the manufacturer links on this site are completely useless for Atheros, because their website is for marketing and press releases only - they do NOT have any drivers there! I've contacted

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3 of 6 people found the following review helpful:
Bryann Miranda
Tested on Windows XP
13 Jul 2008
(16 minutes after download)
 

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"Was able to install the drivers but can't start my device, I get a Code 10 error."
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3 of 7 people found the following review helpful:
Jc Solis
Tested on Windows XP
5 Mar 2009
(11 months after download)
 

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"doesn't works on acer so i can't make the card works with this driver"
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