RealTek RTL8180L Driver Download

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RealTek RTL8180L Driver Download
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Supported Models

RTL8180L Driver

Realtek RTL8180 Wireless LAN (Mini-)PCI NIC Driver

Version Driver



Supported Operating Systems

Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows ME, Windows 98

File Name (3.5 MB)


5.163.1030.2003 (2003-11-10) via .inf

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Uploader Notes

Last update 2003/12/26

Uploaded By

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

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Driver Contents File List

The following files are found inside the driver download file.

Name Size Date
Set8180_330163312/layout.bin 417 bytes 25 Dec 2003
Set8180_330163312/Setup.ini 602 bytes 25 Dec 2003
Set8180_330163312/WIN2000/NET8180.INF 14.5 KB 14 Jul 2001
Set8180_330163312/WIN2000/rtl8180.sys 183.7 KB 10 Nov 2003
Set8180_330163312/WIN2000/ 7.7 KB 25 Nov 2003
Set8180_330163312/Setup.exe 166.9 KB 11 Apr 2001
Set8180_330163312/ikernel.ex_ 346.6 KB 25 Jul 2002
Set8180_330163312/WINME/NET8180.INF 14.5 KB 14 Jul 2001
Set8180_330163312/WINME/rtl8180.sys 183.7 KB 10 Nov 2003
Set8180_330163312/WINME/ 7.7 KB 25 Nov 2003
Set8180_330163312/SETUP.TXT 2.4 KB 6 Dec 2002
Set8180_330163312/WIN98/NET8180.INF 14.5 KB 27 Nov 2003
Set8180_330163312/WIN98/rtl8180.sys 183.7 KB 10 Nov 2003
Set8180_330163312/WINXP/NET8180.INF 14.5 KB 14 Jul 2001
Set8180_330163312/WINXP/rtl8180.sys 183.7 KB 10 Nov 2003
Set8180_330163312/WINXP/ 7.7 KB 25 Nov 2003
Set8180_330163312/ 1.5 MB 25 Dec 2003
Set8180_330163312/ 1.2 MB 25 Dec 2003
Release.txt 317 bytes 23 Dec 2003

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