D-Link AirPlus DWL-520+ Wireless PCI Adapter Driver Download

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The D-Link AirPlus DWL-520+ Wireless PCI Adapter is a network device manufactured by D-Link. 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 version of "dwl650_driver_302.zip" is rated (5 out of 5 stars) based on 3,157 downloads and 27 reviews. It has been installed successfully by our users on PCs running Windows XP. The total disk space used for this update is 2.3 MB.

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Supported Models


D-Link AirPlus DWL-520+ Wireless PCI Adapter

D-Link AirPlus DWL-650+ Wireless Cardbus Adapter



Supported Operating Systems


File Name

Versions (2003-03-05) via .inf

Additional Notes

Version 3.02 -- Install before inserting the PCMCIA card

Uploaded By

Dulli (DG Member) on 5-Dec-2003

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Driver Contents File List

The following files are found inside the driver download file.

Name Size Date
Setup.exe 2.1 MB 14 Mar 2003
WinXP/RADIO0d.BIN 920 bytes 5 Jan 2003
WinXP/WLANGEN.BIN 33.7 KB 5 Jan 2003
WinXP/AIRPLUS.INF 11.3 KB 14 Mar 2003
WinXP/AIRPLUS.CAT 2 bytes 8 Apr 2002
WinXP/AIRPLUS.SYS 155.5 KB 5 Mar 2003
WinXP/AIRPLUS.BIN 964 bytes 5 Jan 2003
WinXP/RADIO11.BIN 964 bytes 5 Jan 2003
Win98/RADIO0d.BIN 920 bytes 5 Jan 2003
Win98/WLANGEN.BIN 33.7 KB 5 Jan 2003
Win98/AIRPLUS.INF 11.3 KB 14 Mar 2003
Win98/AIRPLUS.CAT 2 bytes 8 Apr 2002
Win98/AIRPLUS.SYS 167.5 KB 5 Mar 2003
Win98/AIRPLUS.BIN 964 bytes 5 Jan 2003
Win98/RADIO11.BIN 964 bytes 5 Jan 2003
WinME/RADIO0d.BIN 920 bytes 5 Jan 2003
WinME/WLANGEN.BIN 33.7 KB 5 Jan 2003
WinME/AIRPLUS.INF 11.3 KB 14 Mar 2003
WinME/AIRPLUS.CAT 2 bytes 8 Apr 2002
WinME/AIRPLUS.SYS 168.6 KB 5 Mar 2003
WinME/AIRPLUS.BIN 964 bytes 5 Jan 2003
WinME/RADIO11.BIN 964 bytes 5 Jan 2003
Win2000/RADIO0d.BIN 920 bytes 5 Jan 2003
Win2000/WLANGEN.BIN 33.7 KB 5 Jan 2003
Win2000/AIRPLUS.INF 11.3 KB 14 Mar 2003
Win2000/AIRPLUS.CAT 2 bytes 8 Apr 2002
Win2000/AIRPLUS.SYS 168.6 KB 5 Mar 2003
Win2000/AIRPLUS.BIN 964 bytes 5 Jan 2003
Win2000/RADIO11.BIN 964 bytes 5 Jan 2003

How to Update D-Link AirPlus DWL-520+ Wireless PCI Adapter Device Drivers Quickly & Easily

Step 1 - Download Your Driver

To get the D-Link AirPlus DWL-520+ Wireless PCI 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 D-Link AirPlus DWL-520+ Wireless PCI 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 D-Link Driver Update Utility. It is a software utility which automatically finds and downloads the right driver.

To find the newest driver, you may need to visit the D-Link website. Most major device manufacturers update their drivers regularly.

Step 2 - Install Your Driver

Once you have downloaded your new driver, you'll need to install it. In Windows, use a built-in utility called Device Manager, which 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 11, Windows 10 & Windows 8.1, 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

How to Install a driver from 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.

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

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