MSI Wireless Adapter Driver Download

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The Wireless Adapter is a network device manufactured by MSI. 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 5 out of 5 stars based on 18 reviews, and has been downloaded 2,539 times. Visitors have successfully installed this driver on PCs running Windows 10, Windows 7 and Windows XP. The total disk space used for this update is 827.8 KB.

18 Ratings

Supported Models


MSI Wireless Adapter



Supported Operating Systems

Windows Vista, Windows 2003, Windows XP, Windows 2000

File Name

Versions (2007-03-05) via .inf (2005-12-21) via .inf

Additional Notes

found in forum of msi webpage half hard to find

encontrado en un foro de la pagina de msi un poco dificil de encontrar

Uploaded By

ale_2008 (DG Member) on 18-Aug-2008

Driver Contents File List

The following files are found inside the driver download file.

Name Size Date
Drivers/Vista/X64/ 27.9 KB 8 Sep 2007
Drivers/Vista/X64/athrx.sys 870.9 KB 8 Sep 2007
Drivers/Vista/X64/netathrx.inf 53.9 KB 16 Nov 2007
Drivers/Vista/X86/athr.sys 695.8 KB 8 Sep 2007
Drivers/Vista/X86/ 27.9 KB 8 Sep 2007
Drivers/Vista/X86/netathr.inf 53.6 KB 16 Nov 2007
Drivers/XP/ar5211.sys 470.0 KB 8 Sep 2007
Drivers/XP/ 26 bytes 8 Sep 2007
Drivers/XP/net5211.inf 42.2 KB 16 Nov 2007

How to Update MSI Wireless Adapter Device Drivers Quickly & Easily

Step 1 - Download Your Driver

To get the MSI Wireless 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 MSI Wireless 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 MSI 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 MSI 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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