Ambit Microsystems D-Link Air DWL-520 Wireless PCI Adapter(rev.E) Driver Download

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Supported Models

dwl520 e1 Driver

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D-Link Air DWL-520 Wireless PCI Adapter(rev.E) Driver

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Ambit Microsystems


Supported Operating Systems

Windows XP, Windows 98SE, Windows 98

File Name (9.9 MB)


3.0.8 (17-Jul-2003)
3.0.4 (2003-04-10) via .inf
3.0.8 (2003-07-17) via .inf

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Uploader Notes

This is actually the drivers for a d-

link dwl520 revision e1. I got these

to work on my Sony Vaio Ambit LAN-

Express wireless card to enable WPA!

The vendor/device ID is 1260:3873

which is shared by many. Other

devices this many work for are:

prism2_pci Harris Semiconductor

Prism2.5 clone

12603873 Harris Semiconductor

Prism2.5 clone

hwp01170 ActionTec HWP01170

12603873 ActionTec HWP01170

dwl520 DLink DWL-520

12603873 DLink DWL-520

Uploaded By

Andrew Falk (DG Member) on 26-Nov-2008

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Driver Contents File List

The following files are found inside the driver download file.

Name Size Date
dwl520e1_driver_100/Drivers/NETPRISM.inf 14.5 KB 26 Nov 2008
dwl520e1_driver_100/Drivers/PRISMNDS.sys 652.4 KB 26 Nov 2008
dwl520e1_driver_100/Drivers/PRISMUSB.sys 644.7 KB 26 Nov 2008
dwl520e1_driver_100/Drivers/WinME_98se/NETPRISM.inf 12.1 KB 26 Nov 2008
dwl520e1_driver_100/Drivers/WinME_98se/PRISMNDS.sys 641.6 KB 26 Nov 2008
dwl520e1_driver_100/Drivers/WinME_98se/PRISMUSB.sys 636.5 KB 26 Nov 2008
dwl520e1_driver_100/Drivers/WinXP/NETPRISM.inf 14.4 KB 26 Nov 2008
dwl520e1_driver_100/Drivers/WinXP/PRISMNDS.sys 652.3 KB 26 Nov 2008
dwl520e1_driver_100/Drivers/WinXP/PRISMUSB.sys 644.6 KB 26 Nov 2008
dwl520e1_driver_100/Drivers/WinXP/ 8.3 KB 26 Nov 2008
dwl520e1_driver_100/Drivers/ 8.3 KB 26 Nov 2008
dwl520e1_driver_100/setup.exe 9.7 MB 26 Nov 2008

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