Atheros AR5002G Wireless Network Adapter Driver Download

Atheros Drivers

The AR5002G Wireless Network Adapter is a device manufactured by Atheros. You can unlock features and improve performance by updating its driver. This version of "" has been downloaded 18 times with a user rating of 4 out of 5 stars, based on 5 reviews. The total disk space used for this update is 15.0 MB.

5 Ratings

Supported Models

AR5006EG Wireless Network Adapter

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

11b/g Wireless LAN Mini PCI Adapter

Atheros AR5002G Wireless Network Adapter

Atheros AR5002X Wireless Network Adapter

Atheros AR5004G Wireless Network Adapter

Atheros AR5004X Wireless Network Adapter

Atheros AR5005G Wireless Network Adapter



Gigabyte Technology

Supported Operating Systems


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Uploaded By

DriverGuide (DG Staff Member) on 5-Nov-2010

Device Hardware IDs

Driver Contents File List

The following files are found inside the driver download file.

Name Size Date
Install_CD/ISSetup.dll 492.2 KB 17 Sep 2007
Install_CD/_Setup.dll 386.0 KB 18 May 2006
Install_CD/ 3.0 MB 10 Apr 2008
Install_CD/ 10.4 MB 10 Apr 2008
Install_CD/default.ath 5 bytes 9 Apr 2008
Install_CD/layout.bin 455 bytes 10 Apr 2008
Install_CD/setup.exe 460.2 KB 31 Aug 2007
Install_CD/setup.ini 797 bytes 10 Apr 2008
ndis6x/athr.sys 766.5 KB 26 Mar 2008
ndis6x/ 33.1 KB 10 Apr 2008
ndis6x/ 33.1 KB 10 Apr 2008
ndis6x/athrx.sys 956.9 KB 26 Mar 2008
ndis6x/netathr.inf 106.5 KB 7 Apr 2008
ndis6x/netathrx.inf 106.8 KB 7 Apr 2008

How to Update Atheros AR5002G Wireless Network Adapter Device Drivers Quickly & Easily

Step 1 - Download Your Driver

To get the Atheros AR5002G 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 Atheros AR5002G 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 Atheros 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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