Abit IT7-MAX2 Driver Download (Official)

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The IT7-MAX2 is a network device manufactured by Abit. 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. This update - "rtl451.exe" - has an average rating of 5 out of 5 stars based on 8 reviews, and has been downloaded 89 times. It is compatible with PCs running Windows XP, among other operating systems. The total disk space used for this update is 2.7 MB.

8 Ratings

Supported Models


Realtek RTL8139 C+ Fast Ethernet NIC

Realtek RTL8139/810X Family CardBus Fast Ethernet NIC

Realtek RTL8139/810X Family CardBus Fast Ethernet NIC(for Win95A)

Realtek RTL8139/810X Family Fast Ethernet NIC

Realtek RTL8139/810X Family PCI Fast Ethernet NIC





Supported Operating Systems

Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows ME, Windows 98

File Name


4.51.505 (3-Mar-2003)
5.505.1004.2002 (2002-10-04) via .inf

Additional Notes

Onboard LAN (RTL8100B/8101L)

Uploaded By

Jayakumar (DG Staff Member) on 11-Sep-2004

Driver Contents File List

The following files are found inside the driver download file.

Name Size Date
layout.bin 417 bytes 30 Dec 2002
Setup.ini 591 bytes 30 Dec 2002
WIN2000/Netrts5.INF 19.2 KB 4 Oct 2002
WIN2000/R8139n5.sys 49.4 KB 4 Oct 2002
WIN2000/Netrts2k.cat 7.7 KB 21 Oct 2002
Setup.exe 166.9 KB 11 Apr 2001
ikernel.ex_ 344.9 KB 5 Sep 2001
WIN95A/RTL8139.SYS 36.9 KB 23 Aug 2001
WIN95A/NETRTS.INF 8.4 KB 23 Jul 2001
WINME/Netrts5.INF 19.2 KB 4 Oct 2002
WINME/R8139n5.sys 49.4 KB 4 Oct 2002
WINME/Netrts.cat 7.7 KB 21 Oct 2002
SETUP.TXT 2.5 KB 11 Oct 2001
WIN98/Netrts5.INF 19.2 KB 30 Dec 2002
WIN98/R8139n5.sys 49.4 KB 4 Oct 2002
WINXP/Netrtsxp.cat 7.4 KB 17 Oct 2002
WINXP/R8139n51.sys 47.0 KB 4 Oct 2002
WINXP/Netrts51.INF 17.6 KB 4 Oct 2002
W95OSR2/RTL8139.SYS 37.4 KB 23 Aug 2001
W95OSR2/NETRTS.INF 7.5 KB 23 Jul 2001
data1.cab 1.5 MB 30 Dec 2002
data2.cab 35.3 KB 30 Dec 2002

How to Update IT7-MAX2 Device Drivers Quickly & Easily

Step 1 - Download Your Driver

To get the IT7-MAX2 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 Abit IT7-MAX2 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 Abit Driver Update Utility. 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 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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