Gateway NV40 Series Driver Download (Official)

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The NV40 Series is a network device manufactured by Gateway. 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 - "" - has an average rating of 5 out of 5 stars based on 8 reviews, and has been downloaded 25 times. It is compatible with PCs running Windows 7, among other operating systems. The total disk space used for this update is 5.7 MB.

8 Ratings

Supported Models

Gateway NV40 Series

Gateway NV44 Series

Gateway NV48 Series



Supported Operating Systems

Windows 7, Windows 7 (64 bit)

File Name

Versions (4-Nov-2009)

Additional Notes

Atheros Wireless Network Driver

Uploaded By

Sathishkumar (DG Staff Member) on 9-Aug-2010

Driver Contents File List

The following files are found inside the driver download file.

Name Size Date
WLAN_Atheros_8.0.0.218_Win7X86X64/ISSetup.dll 492.0 KB 5 Apr 2007
WLAN_Atheros_8.0.0.218_Win7X86X64/Notes.txt 396 bytes 18 Sep 2009
WLAN_Atheros_8.0.0.218_Win7X86X64/SilentInstall_Driver_Only_Win7.bat 99 bytes 7 May 2009
WLAN_Atheros_8.0.0.218_Win7X86X64/SilentUninstall_Driver_Only_Win7.bat 101 bytes 7 May 2009
WLAN_Atheros_8.0.0.218_Win7X86X64/_Setup.dll 386.0 KB 18 May 2006
WLAN_Atheros_8.0.0.218_Win7X86X64/ 2.6 MB 18 Sep 2009
WLAN_Atheros_8.0.0.218_Win7X86X64/ 1.1 MB 18 Sep 2009
WLAN_Atheros_8.0.0.218_Win7X86X64/default.ath 29 bytes 7 May 2009
WLAN_Atheros_8.0.0.218_Win7X86X64/layout.bin 476 bytes 18 Sep 2009
WLAN_Atheros_8.0.0.218_Win7X86X64/ndis6xWin7/athr.sys 1.2 MB 5 Sep 2009
WLAN_Atheros_8.0.0.218_Win7X86X64/ndis6xWin7/ 49.2 KB 9 Sep 2009
WLAN_Atheros_8.0.0.218_Win7X86X64/ndis6xWin7/ 49.2 KB 9 Sep 2009
WLAN_Atheros_8.0.0.218_Win7X86X64/ndis6xWin7/athrx.sys 1.5 MB 5 Sep 2009
WLAN_Atheros_8.0.0.218_Win7X86X64/ndis6xWin7/netathr.inf 288.9 KB 5 Sep 2009
WLAN_Atheros_8.0.0.218_Win7X86X64/ndis6xWin7/netathrx.inf 290.2 KB 5 Sep 2009
WLAN_Atheros_8.0.0.218_Win7X86X64/setup.exe 455.6 KB 5 Apr 2007
WLAN_Atheros_8.0.0.218_Win7X86X64/setup.ini 780 bytes 18 Sep 2009

How to Update Gateway NV40 Series Device Drivers Quickly & Easily

Step 1 - Download Your Driver

To get the Gateway NV40 Series 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 Gateway NV40 Series 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 Gateway 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 Gateway 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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