Atheros AR5001X+ Wireless Network Adapter Driver Download

Atheros Drivers

The AR5001X+ Wireless Network Adapter is a device manufactured by Atheros. You can unlock features and improve performance by updating its driver. Visitors have downloaded this file "" 64 times with an aggregate rating of 4 out of 5 stars based on 2 reviews. The total disk space used for this update is 31.2 MB.

Atheros AR5001X+ Wireless Network Adapter Automatic Driver Update Utility
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Supported Models

AR5001X+ Wireless Network Adapter

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

How to Update AR5001X+ Wireless Network Adapter Device Drivers

Step 1 - Download Your Driver

To get the AR5001X+ 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 AR5001X+ 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

After downloading your new driver, installation is the next step. On Windows, utilize the built-in Device Manager utility to manage this process. This tool provides a comprehensive view of all system-recognized devices and their associated drivers. To complete the installation, a system restart is typically required 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.

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/ 8.8 MB 14 Apr 2008
Install_CD/ 19.8 MB 14 Apr 2008
Install_CD/default.ath 5 bytes 14 Apr 2008
Install_CD/layout.bin 455 bytes 14 Apr 2008
Install_CD/setup.exe 460.2 KB 31 Aug 2007
Install_CD/setup.ini 797 bytes 14 Apr 2008
ndis5x/athw.sys 1.3 MB 8 Apr 2008
ndis5x/ 31.8 KB 11 Apr 2008
ndis5x/netathw.inf 149.2 KB 8 Apr 2008
ndis5x64/athwx.sys 1.7 MB 8 Apr 2008
ndis5x64/ 31.8 KB 11 Apr 2008
ndis5x64/netathwx.inf 206.4 KB 8 Apr 2008
ndis6x/athr.sys 908.8 KB 5 Apr 2008
ndis6x/ 36.0 KB 11 Apr 2008
ndis6x/ 36.0 KB 14 Apr 2008
ndis6x/athrx.sys 1.1 MB 5 Apr 2008
ndis6x/netathr.inf 112.6 KB 5 Apr 2008
ndis6x/netathrx.inf 112.9 KB 14 Apr 2008
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