Atheros AR5001X+ Wireless Network Adapter Driver Download

Atheros Drivers

The AR5001X+ Wireless Adapter is a network device manufactured by Atheros. 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 "Atheros_WLAN_Driver.zip" has been downloaded 931 times with a user rating of 5 out of 5 stars, based on 18 reviews. Visitors have successfully installed this driver on PCs running Windows XP. The total disk space used for this update is 399.7 KB.

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Atheros AR5001X+ Wireless Network Adapter Automatic Driver Update Utility
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Supported Models

AR5007EG

11a/b/g Wireless LAN Mini PCI Adapter II

11a/b/g Wireless LAN Mini PCI Express Adapter

11a/b/g/n Wireless LAN Mini-PCI Express Adapter

11b/g Wireless LAN Mini PCI Adapter

11b/g Wireless LAN Mini PCI Express Adapter

11b/g Wireless LAN Mini PCI Express Adapter II

11b/g/n Wireless LAN Mini-PCI Express Adapter

Manufacturers

Atheros

Gigabyte Technology

Supported Operating Systems

Windows XP, Windows 2000

File Name

Versions

7.6.0.239 (27-Jun-2008)
7.6.0.239 (2008-06-27) via .inf

Additional Notes

This supports the WLAN function in the Toshiba A215-S4747 under WinXP. Neither Atheros nor Toshiba makes it available. (Tosh does not suuport XP on this model.) Use Update driver.. and Have Disk..

Uploaded By

sysnanny (DG Member) on 21-Oct-2008

Device Hardware IDs

Compatible IDs

PCI\CC_0200

PCI\CC_020000

PCI\CC_0280

PCI\CC_028000

PCI\VEN_168C

PCI\VEN_168C&CC_0200

PCI\VEN_168C&CC_020000

PCI\VEN_168C&CC_0280

PCI\VEN_168C&CC_028000

How to Update Atheros AR5001X+ Wireless Network Adapter Device Drivers

Step 1 - Download Your Driver

To get the Atheros AR5001X+ 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 Atheros AR5001X+ 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 Atheros Driver Update Utility. It is a software utility which automatically finds and downloads the right driver.

Step 2 - Install Your Driver

After you get your new driver, you need to put it on your computer. On Windows, there's a tool called Device Manager that helps with this. It shows you all the parts of your computer and the drivers they use. To finish setting up the new driver, you'll probably need to turn your computer off and on again.

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
Atheros WLAN Driver/athw.sys 1.3 MB 27 Jun 2008
Atheros WLAN Driver/netathw.cat 34.4 KB 4 Jul 2008
Atheros WLAN Driver/netathw.inf 155.4 KB 27 Jun 2008
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