Atheros AR813X/AR815X Driver Download

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AR813X/AR815X Driver



Supported Operating Systems

Windows XP, Windows XP (64 bit)

File Name (131.6 KB)

Versions (22-Oct-2010)

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Uploader Notes

Atheros AR813X/AR815X Series PCI-E Ethernet Controller

Atheros AR8131 PCI-E Gigabit Ethernet Controller, Atheros AR8132 PCI-E Fast Ethernet Controller, Atheros AR8151 PCI-E Gigabit Ethernet Controller, Atheros AR8152/8158 PCI-E Fast Ethernet Controller (L1c)


Release date: 2010-10-22

OS: Windows XP 32/64bit

Status: WHQL

File size: 131.6 KB

File name:

Note: This driver must be installed using Add New Hardware in Control Panel. Click "have disk" then point to the folder where you unzipped this file.

Uploaded By

Jerry K (DG Member) on 13-Dec-2011

Driver Contents File List

The following files are found inside the driver download file.

Name Size Date 81.6 KB 22 Oct 2010
l1c51x64.inf 329.5 KB 21 Oct 2010
l1c51x64.sys 72.8 KB 21 Oct 2010 81.6 KB 22 Oct 2010
l1c51x86.inf 329.1 KB 21 Oct 2010
l1c51x86.sys 62.6 KB 21 Oct 2010

How to Update AR813X/AR815X Device Drivers Quickly & Easily

Step 1 - Download Your Driver

To get the AR813X/AR815X 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 AR813X/AR815X 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 Driver Update Utility for AR813X/AR815X. 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 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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