2wire Atheros AR5005UG USB 2.0 Wireless Network Adapter Driver Download

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The Atheros AR5005UG USB 2.0 Wireless Network Adapter is a network device manufactured by 2wire. 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. Visitors have downloaded this file "2Wire_wireless_USB_Vista32.zip" 1,991 times with an aggregate rating of 5 out of 5 stars based on 15 reviews. Our users report success installing this driver update on PCs running Windows 8, Windows Vista and Windows XP. The total disk space used for this update is 352.3 KB.

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Supported Models

802.11G USB Wireless

(Wireless Adapter)IEEE 802.11 b+g USB Adapter

802.11b/g USB Wireless Network Adapter

802.11g Wireless USB Adapter

ASUS USB Wireless Network Adapter

Atheros AR5005UG USB 2.0 Wireless Network Adapter

Atheros AR5005UX USB 2.0 Wireless Network Adapter

Atheros AR5007UG Wireless Network Adapter




Supported Operating Systems

Windows Vista

File Name

Versions (2007-03-27) via .inf

Additional Notes

Here is a driver for the 2Wire 802.11G USB Wireless for Windows Vista 32bit

Uploaded By

George Franco (DG Member) on 15-Dec-2008

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Driver Contents File List

The following files are found inside the driver download file.

Name Size Date
2Wire_Vista32USBdriver_In_Autorun_v3.0/athrusb.sys 857.6 KB 27 Mar 2007
2Wire_Vista32USBdriver_In_Autorun_v3.0/athrusbext.cat 14.2 KB 29 Mar 2007
2Wire_Vista32USBdriver_In_Autorun_v3.0/netathrusb.inf 35.1 KB 28 Mar 2007

How to Update Atheros AR5005UG USB 2.0 Wireless Network Adapter Device Drivers Quickly & Easily

Step 1 - Download Your Driver

To get the Atheros AR5005UG USB 2.0 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 2wire Atheros AR5005UG USB 2.0 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 2wire 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 2wire 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

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  • 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.

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