Realtek RTL8180 Wireless LAN (Mini-)PCI NIC Driver
Windows 2003, Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows NT4, Windows NT3.51, Windows ME, Windows 98SE, Windows 98
rtl8180_98-me-2k-xp.zip (79.4 KB)
5.1361.0429.2003 (2003-04-29) via .inf
Unzip to a temp folder... remember where. When nic is detected by system, click "have disk", point to this folder. Or you can manually install by clicking ADD NEW HARDWARE, then select Network Adapters, then select have disk, point to same folder.
Jerry K (DG Staff Member) on 5-Jul-2004
The following files are found inside the driver download file.
|netr8180.cat||2 bytes||17 Aug 2000|
|NETR8180.INF||14.4 KB||29 Apr 2003|
|rtl8180.sys||152.2 KB||29 Apr 2003|
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