TP-LINK TL-WN551G Driver Download

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Supported Models

TL-WN551G Driver

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Supported Operating Systems

Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows ME, Windows 98SE, Windows 98, Windows 95

File Name (14.8 MB)

Versions (2005-05-25) via .inf (2007-03-05) via .inf (2005-12-21) via .inf

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Uploader Notes



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Uploaded By

Karthikkumar (DG Staff Member) on 17-Oct-2008

Driver Contents File List

The following files are found inside the driver download file.

Name Size Date
TL-WN510G_550G_551G/Vista/Driver Files/X64/ 27.9 KB 12 Mar 2007
TL-WN510G_550G_551G/Vista/Driver Files/X64/athrx.sys 870.9 KB 5 Mar 2007
TL-WN510G_550G_551G/Vista/Driver Files/X64/netathrx.inf 54.2 KB 26 Oct 2007
TL-WN510G_550G_551G/Vista/Driver Files/X86/athr.sys 695.8 KB 5 Mar 2007
TL-WN510G_550G_551G/Vista/Driver Files/X86/ 27.9 KB 12 Mar 2007
TL-WN510G_550G_551G/Vista/Driver Files/X86/netathr.inf 54.0 KB 26 Oct 2007
TL-WN510G_550G_551G/Vista/Setup.exe 3.0 MB 18 Jun 2007
TL-WN510G_550G_551G/Win2000_XP/Driver Files/ar5211.sys 470.0 KB 21 Dec 2005
TL-WN510G_550G_551G/Win2000_XP/Driver Files/ 26 bytes 21 Dec 2005
TL-WN510G_550G_551G/Win2000_XP/Driver Files/net5211.inf 42.5 KB 29 Mar 2006
TL-WN510G_550G_551G/Win2000_XP/Setup.exe 5.8 MB 19 Jun 2006
TL-WN510G_550G_551G/Win98_ME/Driver Files/ar52119x.sys 466.0 KB 25 May 2005
TL-WN510G_550G_551G/Win98_ME/Driver Files/ 26 bytes 25 May 2005
TL-WN510G_550G_551G/Win98_ME/Driver Files/net5211.inf 39.4 KB 7 Jul 2005
TL-WN510G_550G_551G/Win98_ME/Setup.exe 5.9 MB 19 Jun 2006

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