AirLink101 Atheros AR5005UG USB 2.0 Wireless Network Adapter Driver Download

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The Atheros AR5005UG USB 2.0 Wireless Network Adapter is a network device manufactured by AirLink101. Issues like weak Wi-Fi signal, slow DNS lookup, duplicate IP addresses, slow network and excessive CPU usage can be solved by updating this driver. This update - "" - has an average rating of 4 out of 5 stars based on 17 reviews, and has been downloaded 3,100 times. Our users report success installing this driver update on PCs running Windows XP. The total disk space used for this update is 259.9 KB.

AirLink101 Atheros AR5005UG USB 2.0 Wireless Network Adapter Automatic Driver Update Utility
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Supported Operating Systems

Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows ME

File Name

Versions (2005-02-24) via .inf
1.00.001 (2003-12-05) via .inf

Additional Notes

This is the bare driver for 2K and XP and it worked for my AR5523/AWLL4030 USB Super G Airlink 101 wireless adapter.

Uploaded By

Scott (DG Member) on 29-Dec-2007

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How to Update Atheros AR5005UG USB 2.0 Wireless Network Adapter Device Drivers

Step 1 - Download Your Driver

To get the Atheros AR5005UG USB 2.0 Wireless Network Adapter driver, click the green download button above. After you complete your download, move on to Step 2.

If the driver listed is not the right version or operating system, search our driver archive for the correct version. Enter AirLink101 Atheros AR5005UG USB 2.0 Wireless Network Adapter into the search box above and then submit. In the results, choose the best match for your PC and operating system.

Tech Tip: If you are having trouble deciding which is the right driver, try the AirLink101 Driver Update Utility. It is a software utility which automatically finds and downloads the right driver.

Step 2 - Install Your Driver

Installing your newly downloaded driver is a straightforward process. Windows provides a dedicated tool called Device Manager for this purpose. Follow these steps to update your driver:

  1. Access the Quick Access menu by right-clicking the Start button.

  2. From the menu options, choose "Device Manager".

  3. Within Device Manager, identify the device requiring the driver update.

  4. Open the context menu for the device by right-clicking its name.

  5. Select "Update driver" and proceed through the guided installation.

To complete the process, reboot your computer. This ensures the new driver is fully integrated into your system.

Regular driver updates contribute to optimal system performance and hardware compatibility.

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.

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

Driver Contents File List

The following files are found inside the driver download file.

Name Size Date
win2kxp/ar5523.bin 142.8 KB 24 Feb 2005
win2kxp/ar5523.sys 285.6 KB 24 Feb 2005
win2kxp/ 26 bytes 24 Feb 2005
win2kxp/athfmwdl.inf 1.8 KB 24 Feb 2005
win2kxp/athfmwdl.sys 43.4 KB 24 Feb 2005
win2kxp/ 26 bytes 24 Feb 2005
win2kxp/net5523.inf 14.1 KB 24 Feb 2005
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