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Any chance you have an nForce 4 motherboard? Some people have been telling me there is interference between the ethernet and wireless pci cards on nforce bords making them KP. I would really love to get this fixed and have tried almost everything. Any help? :)


GB EP35-DS3P, Retail SL.


The script I used assumes the on-board LAN ported to be enabled. Perhaps, altering the script to look for the wifi card, would do the trick.

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well im thinking of getting a dwa 556 or the dwa 547. price doesnt matter to me just want the one that is more supported and working. i was originally going to get the 556 but cant find anyone that has had any success. also i heard that you cannot get very good speeds at all and that they are both slow. is this true and which one is more supported

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With the (Netkas) Atheros21, 32/64bits, see www.netkas.com its from beta 10.6.2



Added also the DWA 556 with 168,3a70 worked for me DWA-556

add id168c-23 and 168c-24 and 168c,1a 168c,3a69 168c,3a70


Put it in the IO80211Family.kext now fully working "Airport" in menu


i didnt use the installer(kext helper) i used drag and drop


in Systemprofiler:



Menu-extra: 6.0 (600.22)

configd-plugin: 6.0 (600.27)

Systemprofile: 6.0 (600.9)

Networkpref: 6.0 (600.22)

AirPort-config.: 5.4.2 (542.23)

IO80211-family: 3.0 (300.20)



Type card: AirPort Extreme (0x168C, 0x3A70)

Firmwareversion: Atheros 5416:

Language: Unknown


Supported PHY-modi:: 802.11 b/g/n

Supported channels: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13

Status: Connected


DWA-547-Atheros 5416/AR5008

DWA-552-Atheros 5416/AR5008

DWA-556-Atheros 5418/AR5008E id168c-23 or 168c-24 for me its 168c,3a70







DWA-547 and DWA-552 are identical


also see:


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