Dell AR8171/8175 Driver Download (Official)

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The AR8171/8175 is a network device manufactured by Dell. 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. It has been downloaded 179 times with a user rating of 5 out of 5 stars, based on 10 reviews. Compatibility for this driver update includes PCs running Windows operating systems such as Windows 11, Windows 10, Windows 8 and Windows 7. The total disk space used for this update is 69.5 MB.

Dell AR8171/8175 Automatic Driver Update Utility
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Supported Models




Supported Operating Systems

Windows 11, Windows 10 (64 bit), Windows 8.1 (64 bit), Windows 7 (64 bit)

File Name

Versions (30-Nov-2016)

Additional Notes

Ethernet Controller Driver File

Uploaded By

Sharmila (DG Staff Member) on 16-Mar-2017

How to Update AR8171/8175 Device Drivers

Step 1 - Download Your Driver

To get the AR8171/8175 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 Dell AR8171/8175 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 Dell 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 Dell website. Most major device manufacturers update their drivers regularly.

Step 2 - Install Your Driver

After downloading the new driver, proceed with installation. On Windows, use the built-in Device Manager utility to manage your system's devices and drivers. To access it:

  1. Right-click the Start button

  2. Select "Device Manager" from the menu

  3. Locate the device needing the update

  4. Right-click the device and choose "Update driver"

  5. Follow the on-screen prompts to install

Once complete, restart your computer to ensure the new driver is fully implemented and functioning properly.

This process helps maintain your system's performance and compatibility with various hardware components.

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
drivers/Production/Windows10-x64/AR8171/L1C63x64.sys 161.9 KB 5 Oct 2015
drivers/Production/Windows10-x64/AR8171/netl1c63x64.inf 429.9 KB 5 Oct 2015
drivers/Production/Windows10-x64/AR8171/ 149.6 KB 5 Oct 2015
drivers/Production/Windows10-x86/AR8171/L1C63x86.sys 130.6 KB 5 Oct 2015
drivers/Production/Windows10-x86/AR8171/netl1c63x86.inf 429.8 KB 5 Oct 2015
drivers/Production/Windows10-x86/AR8171/ 149.6 KB 5 Oct 2015
drivers/Production/Windows7-x64/AR8171/L1C63x64.sys 125.0 KB 29 Jan 2016
drivers/Production/Windows7-x64/AR8171/netl1c63x64.inf 430.4 KB 15 Feb 2016
drivers/Production/Windows7-x64/AR8171/ 147.9 KB 15 Feb 2016
drivers/Production/Windows7-x86/AR8171/L1C63x86.sys 107.6 KB 29 Jan 2016
drivers/Production/Windows7-x86/AR8171/netl1c63x86.inf 430.4 KB 15 Feb 2016
drivers/Production/Windows7-x86/AR8171/ 147.9 KB 15 Feb 2016
drivers/Production/Windows8.1-x64/AR8171/L1C63x64.inf 681.0 KB 27 Dec 2013
drivers/Production/Windows8.1-x64/AR8171/L1C63x64.sys 130.2 KB 29 Nov 2013
drivers/Production/Windows8.1-x64/AR8171/ 151.9 KB 29 Dec 2013
drivers/Production/Windows8.1-x86/AR8171/L1C63x86.inf 681.0 KB 27 Dec 2013
drivers/Production/Windows8.1-x86/AR8171/L1C63x86.sys 111.3 KB 29 Nov 2013
drivers/Production/Windows8.1-x86/AR8171/ 151.9 KB 29 Dec 2013
mup.xml 6.8 KB 4 Mar 2016
package.xml 15.5 KB 8 Mar 2016
setup.exe 62.1 MB 4 Mar 2016
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