For the past week I've been trying my best to install Realtek's RTL8185 IEEE 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Network Interface Controller. The problem I'm having is that I can't find a driver that works well for Windows 7. I let Windows install the driver automatically after I put the card in, but the performance was very poor. I tried installing the drivers from the Realtek website via the Windows "Add Hardware" tool, but they refuse to install. However, the drivers that the Realtek RTL8185 Wireless LAN Utility installed did work, but again the performance was very poor.
When I first got the card I had this same issue, and wound up installing the Windows XP drivers for it. They worked perfectly! However a recent fluke with Windows 7 has forced me to re-install the drivers.
Is there anyone that can help me with this? I desperately need