SMC2402W Driver Download (Official)

SMC Drivers

The 402W is a network device manufactured by SMC. 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 - "2435w_2402w_30b.exe" - has an average rating of 5 out of 5 stars based on 17 reviews, and has been downloaded 1,698 times. Our users report success installing this driver update on PCs running Windows XP. The total disk space used for this update is 2.3 MB.

17 Ratings

Supported Models


SMC2402W 22 Mbps Wireless PCI Adapter

SMC2435W 22 Mbps Wireless Cardbus Adapter



Supported Operating Systems

Windows 2003, Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows NT4

File Name

Versions (2003-03-06) via .inf

Additional Notes


SMC2402W - EZ Connect Turbo 802.11b 11/22 Mbps Wireless PCI Card

Uploaded By

Theodore (DG Staff Member) on 25-May-2004

Driver Contents File List

The following files are found inside the driver download file.

Name Size Date
Readme.txt 3.4 KB 7 Mar 2003
Driver/WinXP/SMCWLAN.INF 11.1 KB 19 Mar 2003
Driver/WinXP/SMCWLAN.SYS 155.4 KB 18 Mar 2003
Driver/WinXP/RADIO0d.BIN 920 bytes 5 Jan 2003
Driver/WinXP/WLANGEN.BIN 33.7 KB 5 Jan 2003
Driver/WinXP/SMCWLAN.CAT 2 bytes 8 Apr 2002
Driver/WinXP/RADIO11.BIN 964 bytes 5 Jan 2003
Driver/Win98/SMCWLAN.INF 10.8 KB 19 Mar 2003
Driver/Win98/SMCWLAN.SYS 167.5 KB 18 Mar 2003
Driver/Win98/RADIO0d.BIN 920 bytes 5 Jan 2003
Driver/Win98/WLANGEN.BIN 33.7 KB 5 Jan 2003
Driver/Win98/SMCWLAN.CAT 2 bytes 8 Apr 2002
Driver/Win98/RADIO11.BIN 964 bytes 5 Jan 2003
Driver/WinME/SMCWLAN.INF 10.8 KB 19 Mar 2003
Driver/WinME/SMCWLAN.SYS 168.6 KB 18 Mar 2003
Driver/WinME/RADIO0d.BIN 920 bytes 5 Jan 2003
Driver/WinME/WLANGEN.BIN 33.7 KB 5 Jan 2003
Driver/WinME/SMCWLAN.CAT 2 bytes 8 Apr 2002
Driver/WinME/RADIO11.BIN 964 bytes 5 Jan 2003
Driver/Win2000/SMCWLAN.INF 10.8 KB 19 Mar 2003
Driver/Win2000/SMCWLAN.SYS 168.6 KB 18 Mar 2003
Driver/Win2000/RADIO0d.BIN 920 bytes 5 Jan 2003
Driver/Win2000/WLANGEN.BIN 33.7 KB 5 Jan 2003
Driver/Win2000/SMCWLAN.CAT 2 bytes 8 Apr 2002
Driver/Win2000/RADIO11.BIN 964 bytes 5 Jan 2003
Utility/layout.bin 417 bytes 26 Mar 2003
Utility/Setup.ini 151 bytes 26 Mar 2003
Utility/Setup.exe 56.3 KB 5 Sep 2001
Utility/ikernel.ex_ 346.6 KB 25 Jul 2002
Utility/ 482.8 KB 26 Mar 2003
Utility/ 976.2 KB 26 Mar 2003
Release.txt 3.1 KB 21 May 2003

How to Update SMC2402W Device Drivers Quickly & Easily

Step 1 - Download Your Driver

To get the SMC2402W 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 SMC2402W 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 SMC Driver Update Utility. It is a software utility which automatically finds and downloads the right driver.

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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