AMD Athlon64 Processor Driver Download

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The Athlon64 Processor is a device manufactured by AMD. You can unlock features and improve performance by updating its driver. Visitors have downloaded this file "" 1,960 times with an aggregate rating of 3 out of 5 stars based on 13 reviews. Our users report success installing this driver update on PCs running Windows XP. The total disk space used for this update is 29.1 KB.

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Supported Models

Athlon 64 3000+

AMD Athlon64 Processor



Supported Operating Systems

Windows 2003, Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows NT4

File Name

Versions (2003-10-16) via .inf

Additional Notes

Go to your system properties screen by right-clicking on "My computer" and selecting "properties". Click on the "hardware" tab, then click "device manager". At the device manager screen, double-click your processor to bring up its properties screen. Then click the "driver" tab, and finally "update driver". Point it to the location where you extracted the files in the archive.

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D Smith (DG Member) on 9-Sep-2004

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Driver Contents File List

The following files are found inside the driver download file.

Name Size Date
amdk8.inf 3.0 KB 6 Nov 2003
readme.txt 4.1 KB 7 Nov 2003 7.1 KB 6 Nov 2003
amdk8.sys 35.3 KB 6 Nov 2003

How to Update AMD Athlon64 Processor Device Drivers Quickly & Easily

Step 1 - Download Your Driver

To get the AMD Athlon64 Processor 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 AMD Athlon64 Processor 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 AMD 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 AMD website. Most major device manufacturers update their drivers regularly.

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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