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Windows 7: Problem with setting up my Atheros drivers

06 Jan 2012   #1
WilliamSinclair

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bits
 
 
Problem with setting up my Atheros drivers

Hello everyone, I recently decided to install Windows XP on dual boot with windows 7 installed first but I faced a major problem with most of my drivers but most importantly, my network drivers. I cant seem to find a way to install my Windows 7 network drivers into Windows XP. Is there any way to do so?

Im using the following network drivers:

Atheros AR5B93 Wireless Network Adapter
Atheros AR8131 PCI-E Gigabit Ethernet Controller

Any help will be largely appreciated, thanks a lot.

-William


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06 Jan 2012   #2
Solidwave

Win7Ultimate x64 + x32, Win7Pro x64, XP x32, Win 2003, Ubuntu and OpenIndiana
 
 

You need XP network drivers for XP. 64 bit Win 7 drivers will not work on a 32 bit Win XP installation.
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06 Jan 2012   #3
2xg

Win7 & Win8 64bit
 
 

Hi William and Welcome to Seven Forums,

You may download your Drivers from the Atheros Site. If you need assistance on installing them pls, don't hesitate to ask.
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