Atheros Drivers Download

by Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.

Free Atheros Drivers Download

The best way to fix your PC to run at peak performance is to update your drivers. If your system is slow, unresponsive or crashes often, the problem may be with your drivers. Sometimes, after upgrading to a newer operating system such as Windows 10, problems can occur because your current driver may only work with an older version of Windows. To download and update your drivers manually, follow the instructions below.

Find Atheros Device Drivers by Category

How to Update Device Drivers Quickly & Easily

Tech Tip: Updating drivers manually requires some computer skills and patience. A faster and easier option is to use the Driver Update Utility for Atheros to scan your system for free. The utility tells you which specific drivers are out-of-date for all of your devices.

Step 1 - Download Your Driver

To get the latest driver, including Windows 10 drivers, you can choose from a list of most popular Atheros downloads. Click the download button next to the matching model name. After you complete your download, move on to Step 2.

If your driver is not listed and you know the model name or number of your Atheros device, you can use it to search our driver archive for your Atheros device model. Simply type the model name and/or number into the search box and click the Search button. You may see different versions in the results. Choose the best match for your PC and operating system.

If you don’t know the model name or number, you can start to narrow your search down by choosing which category of Atheros device you have (such as Printer, Scanner, Video, Network, etc.). Start by selecting the correct category from our list of Atheros Device Drivers by Category.

Find Atheros Device Drivers by Model Name or Number

Need more help finding the right driver? You can request a driver and we will find it for you. We employ a team from around the world. They add hundreds of new drivers to our site every day.

Tech Tip: If you are having trouble deciding which is the right driver, try the Driver Update Utility for Atheros. It is a software utility that will find the right driver for you - automatically.

Step 2 - Install Your Driver

After you download your new driver, then you have to install it. To install a driver in Windows, you will need to use a built-in utility called Device Manager. It allows you to see all of the devices recognized by your system, and the drivers associated with them.

How to Open Device Manager

  • In Windows 8.1 & Windows 10, right-click the Start menu and select Device Manager

  • In Windows 8, swipe up from the bottom, or right-click anywhere on the desktop and choose "All Apps" -> swipe or scroll right and choose "Control Panel" (under Windows System section) -> Hardware and Sound -> Device Manager

  • In Windows 7, click Start -> Control Panel -> Hardware and Sound -> Device Manager

  • In Windows Vista, click Start -> Control Panel -> System and Maintenance -> Device Manager

  • In Windows XP, click Start -> Control Panel -> Performance and Maintenance -> System -> Hardware tab -> Device Manager button

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How to Install drivers using Device Manager

  1. Locate the device and model that is having the issue and double-click on it to open the Properties dialog box.

  2. Select the Driver tab.

  3. Click the Update Driver button and follow the instructions.

In most cases, you will need to reboot your computer in order for the driver update to take effect.

Tech Tip: Driver downloads and updates come in a variety of file formats with different file extensions. For example, you may have downloaded an EXE, INF, ZIP, or SYS file. Each file type has a slighty different installation procedure to follow.

If you are having trouble installing your driver, you should use the Driver Update Utility for Atheros. It is a software utility that automatically finds, downloads and installs the right driver for your system. You can even backup your drivers before making any changes, and revert back in case there were any problems.

Try it now to safely update all of your drivers in just a few clicks. Once you download and run the utiliy, it will scan for out-of-date or missing drivers:
Atheros Driver Update Utility Scanning

When the scan is complete, the driver update utility will display a results page showing which drivers are missing or out-of-date. You can update individual drivers, or all of the necessary drivers with one click.
Atheros Driver Update Utility Results

For more help, visit our Driver Support Page for step-by-step videos on how to install drivers for every file type.

These instructions will help you to manually update drivers for Atheros hardware quickly & easily.

Driver Updates for Popular Atheros Device Models

Model Rating Filename Size Total
Downloads
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Atheros Driver Update Utility
dfsetup.exe269 KB176,109 Free Download >>
Atheros AR928X Wireless Network Adapter Driver
Atheros_AR928X... ver.zip3.9 MB76,712 Free Download >>
Atheros AR8131 PCI E Gigabit Ethernet Controller (NDIS 6.20) Driver
Atheros_AR8131... ver.zip5.2 MB50,440 Free Download >>
Atheros AR5XXX Wireless Network Adapter Driver
win7-9.2.0.113... XXX.zip1.7 MB19,815 Free Download >>
Wireless Ethernet Controller Driver
atheros_wlan_v1000288.zip23.3 MB7,032 Free Download >>
AR5BXB63 (AR5006x) Driver
atheros_v5_1_1_9.exe2.3 MB61,165 Free Download >>
AR5xxx/AR9xxx/AR5Bxx Series WLAN Driver
Atheros_AR5xxx... ows.rar31.6 MB19,755 Free Download >>
AR9485 Wireless Network Adapter Driver
atheros_ar5xxx... hql.zip51.2 MB8,997 Free Download >>
AR9287 Driver
Atheros_wlan_9... 173.zip24.5 MB4,489 Free Download >>
AR8161/8165 Driver
mb_driver_lan_... 151.exe3.0 MB2,901 Free Download >>
AR7010 Wireless Adapter Driver n/aAtheros_wifi_A... .19.zip35.4 MB1,394 Free Download >>
AR5007EG Driver
xp3264-7.4.2.105-whql.zip931.9 KB14,403 Free Download >>
ZyXEL G-200v2 802.11b/g Wireless USB Adapter Driver
AtherosAR5007U... x64.zip371.1 KB4,420 Free Download >>
AR9285 Driver
AR9285.zip31.0 MB1,043 Free Download >>
11b/g Wireless LAN Mini PCI Adapter Driver
Wireless_Ather... x86.zip3.2 MB1,288 Free Download >>
Atheros L2 Fast Ethernet 10/100 Base-T Controller Driver
AtherosL2_lan_... 710.zip2.1 MB2,395 Free Download >>
Atheros L1 Gigabit Ethernet 10/100/1000Base-T Controller Driver
L1WinSetup_v24... HQL.zip1.9 MB6,312 Free Download >>
Atheros AR5001A Wireless Network Adapter Driver
802ABG_Atheros... 1_9.zip2.3 MB9,599 Free Download >>
Atheros based all wireless cards! Driver
Atheros4-1-2-144.exe6.2 MB44,186 Free Download >>
LAN-Express AS IEEE 802.11g miniPCI Adapter Driver
Atheros_Wirele... _XP.rar3.0 MB25,168 Free Download >>
AR8132 Driver
AR8132.zip4.7 MB5,414 Free Download >>
Killer Network Manager Driver n/aqualcomm_ather... bit.zip158.5 MB14 Free Download >>
AR5BXB63 (AR5006x) Driver
atheros_ar5bxb... ver.exe2.3 MB2,206 Free Download >>
Atheros AR5004G Wireless Network Adapter Driver
Atheros5_0_0_107.zip9.7 MB30,247 Free Download >>
AR9285 Driver
Atheros_AR9285... s_7.exe21.8 MB4,889 Free Download >>
Atheros AR5001X+ Wireless Network Adapter Driver
wlan-Atheros.rar10.6 MB936 Free Download >>
AR7010 Wireless Adapter Driver n/aatheros_AR7010... .20.zip7.6 MB64 Free Download >>
Atheros L2 Fast Ethernet 10/100Base-T Controller Driver
vista-l2-2.6.7... hql.zip47.9 KB393 Free Download >>

More Atheros Downloads

Model Rating Filename Size Total
Downloads
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Atheros AR9285 Wireless Network Adapter Driver
Atheros_AR9285... ver.zip4.6 MB68,341 Free Download >>
Atheros AR5007 802.11b g WiFi Adapter Driver
Atheros_AR5007... ver.zip3.7 MB164,594 Free Download >>
Atheros AR5007UG Wireless Network Adapter Driver
Atheros_AR5007... ver.zip4.1 MB124,921 Free Download >>
Atheros AR8132 PCI E Fast Ethernet Controller Driver
Atheros_AR8132... ver.zip5.6 MB15,663 Free Download >>
Atheros AR8151 PCI E Gigabit Ethernet Controller (NDIS 6.20) Driver
Atheros_AR8151... ver.zip2.6 MB94,144 Free Download >>
Atheros AR8152 8158 PCI E Fast Ethernet Controller (NDIS 6.20) Driver
Atheros_AR8152... ver.zip4.7 MB71,871 Free Download >>
Atheros AR9281 Wireless Network Adapter Driver
Atheros_AR9281... ver.zip3.0 MB154,453 Free Download >>
Atheros AR5006X Driver
Atheros_AR5006... ver.zip4.4 MB104,419 Free Download >>
Atheros AR5BXB63 Driver
Atheros_AR5BXB... ver.zip4.9 MB57,275 Free Download >>
Atheros AR922X Wireless Network Adapter Driver
Atheros_AR922X... ver.zip4.6 MB168,531 Free Download >>
Atheros AR9485WB EG Wireless Network Adapter Driver
Atheros_AR9485... ver.zip1.9 MB90,872 Free Download >>
Atheros Valkyrie BootROM Driver
Atheros_Valkyr... ver.zip3.6 MB35,289 Free Download >>
Qualcomm Atheros AR938x Driver
Qualcomm_Ather... ver.zip4.3 MB185,972 Free Download >>
Atheros AR5BMB5 Mini PCI Wireless Card Driver
Atheros_AR5BMB... ver.zip4.4 MB107,952 Free Download >>
Atheros AR9285 168c 002b Wireless Network Adapter Driver
Atheros_AR9285... ver.zip4.0 MB98,139 Free Download >>
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