Welcome to MSFN

Register now to gain access to all of our features. Once registered and logged in, you will be able to contribute to this site by submitting your own content or replying to existing content. You'll be able to customize your profile, receive reputation points as a reward for submitting content, while also communicating with other members via your own private inbox, plus much more! This message will be removed once you have signed in.


Sign in to follow this  
Followers 0
East 17

Driver Problem With Atheros AR5B97 In Win2003R2 SP2

5 posts in this topic

Ok .. I've used over 3 versions of the drivers .. all install ok but then the Device Manager displays that yellow exclamation point to signal there's a problem .

I've installed another WLAN card also an that one works with no problem.

How can I get the Atheros AR5B97 chip to work?

I've formatted the OS partition and reinstalled Win2003SRV R2 SP2 2 times by now but nothing changed :(

The card works flawlessly in WinXP SP3 installed on the same PC (dual boot) so there's a OS probleme here not a hardware one. And no ... I have NO other software installed. Just the OS and drivers

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Have you tried updating the drivers? Code 10 can mean only a couple of things:

- device is disabled in BIOS (its not)

- device is malfunctioning (its not)

- the driver is not correct

For example, if you were to force a NIC driver to install on an unsupported device, you can get a Code 10.

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

All the drivers I've installed said that they are compatible with WindowsXP or better. Now I have the latest version and I've also installed 3 other versions too with the same result.

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I wonder if the driver is generic, instead of specifically written for Server 2003 R2 aka Windows v5.2. Some driver makers take a shortcut and just make them for x86, amd64 or ia64 without specifying an OS version.

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!


Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.


Sign In Now
Sign in to follow this  
Followers 0

  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    No registered users viewing this page.