Acer Aspire 3690 Driver Download (Official)

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The Aspire 3690 is a network device manufactured by Acer. 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 driver - "Wireless_80211bg__Atheros_7.2.0.127_Vistax86.zip" - has been downloaded 48 times and is rated 5 out of 5 stars based on 8 reviews. It is compatible with PCs running Windows Vista, among other operating systems. The total disk space used for this update is 3.0 MB.

8 Ratings
48 Downloads

Supported Models

Aspire 3690

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

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

11b/g Wireless LAN Mini PCI Adapter

11b/g Wireless LAN Mini PCI Express Adapter

Atheros AR5002G Wireless Network Adapter

Atheros AR5002X Wireless Network Adapter

Atheros AR5004G Wireless Network Adapter

Manufacturers

Acer

Atheros

Supported Operating Systems

Windows Vista

File Name

Versions

7.2.0.127 (12-Dec-2008)
7.2.0.125 (2007-01-23) via .inf

Additional Notes

Wireless LAN Driver File

Uploaded By

Manivannan (DG Staff Member) on 30-Aug-2009

Driver Contents File List

The following files are found inside the driver download file.

Name Size Date
Wireless(80211bg)_Atheros_7.2.0.127_Vistax86/80211bg_Atheros_v7_2_0_127_vista/ATHR.SYS 689.7 KB 23 Jan 2007
Wireless(80211bg)_Atheros_7.2.0.127_Vistax86/80211bg_Atheros_v7_2_0_127_vista/ATHREXT.CAT 26.9 KB 5 Feb 2007
Wireless(80211bg)_Atheros_7.2.0.127_Vistax86/80211bg_Atheros_v7_2_0_127_vista/ATHREXTX.CAT 26.9 KB 5 Feb 2007
Wireless(80211bg)_Atheros_7.2.0.127_Vistax86/80211bg_Atheros_v7_2_0_127_vista/ATHRX.SYS 863.7 KB 23 Jan 2007
Wireless(80211bg)_Atheros_7.2.0.127_Vistax86/80211bg_Atheros_v7_2_0_127_vista/DATA1.CAB 819.2 KB 7 Feb 2007
Wireless(80211bg)_Atheros_7.2.0.127_Vistax86/80211bg_Atheros_v7_2_0_127_vista/DATA2.CAB 592.4 KB 7 Feb 2007
Wireless(80211bg)_Atheros_7.2.0.127_Vistax86/80211bg_Atheros_v7_2_0_127_vista/ISSETUP.DLL 552.2 KB 7 Feb 2007
Wireless(80211bg)_Atheros_7.2.0.127_Vistax86/80211bg_Atheros_v7_2_0_127_vista/LAYOUT.BIN 476 bytes 7 Feb 2007
Wireless(80211bg)_Atheros_7.2.0.127_Vistax86/80211bg_Atheros_v7_2_0_127_vista/NETATHR.INF 61.3 KB 3 Feb 2007
Wireless(80211bg)_Atheros_7.2.0.127_Vistax86/80211bg_Atheros_v7_2_0_127_vista/NETATHRX.INF 61.5 KB 3 Feb 2007
Wireless(80211bg)_Atheros_7.2.0.127_Vistax86/80211bg_Atheros_v7_2_0_127_vista/NOTES.TXT 428 bytes 7 Feb 2007
Wireless(80211bg)_Atheros_7.2.0.127_Vistax86/80211bg_Atheros_v7_2_0_127_vista/SETUP.EXE 455.6 KB 25 May 2006
Wireless(80211bg)_Atheros_7.2.0.127_Vistax86/80211bg_Atheros_v7_2_0_127_vista/SETUP.INI 471 bytes 7 Feb 2007
Wireless(80211bg)_Atheros_7.2.0.127_Vistax86/80211bg_Atheros_v7_2_0_127_vista/_SETUP.DLL 164.8 KB 18 May 2006

How to Update Aspire 3690 Device Drivers Quickly & Easily

Step 1 - Download Your Driver

To get the Aspire 3690 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 Acer Aspire 3690 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 Acer 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 Acer 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

  • 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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