Atheros AR5002G Wireless Network Adapter Driver Download

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The AR5002G Wireless Adapter is a network device manufactured by Atheros. 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. Visitors have downloaded this file "" 7,448 times with an aggregate rating of 5 out of 5 stars based on 54 reviews. It has been installed successfully by our users on PCs running Windows 7 and Windows XP. The total disk space used for this update is 236.7 KB.

Atheros AR5002G Wireless Network Adapter Automatic Driver Update Utility
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Supported Models

For all of them

Atheros AR5001A Wireless Network Adapter

Atheros AR5001X Cardbus Wireless Network Adapter

Atheros AR5001X Mini PCI Wireless Network Adapter

Atheros AR5001X+ Wireless Network Adapter

Atheros AR5002G Wireless Network Adapter

Atheros AR5002X Wireless Network Adapter

Atheros AR5004G Wireless Network Adapter



Supported Operating Systems

Windows 2003, Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows NT4, Windows ME, Windows 98SE, Windows 98, Windows 95

File Name

Versions (3-Mar-2005) (2004-10-25) via .inf

Additional Notes

This is the zipped version of Atheros based Network cards. Unzip file later enter device maneger and select your Atheros Wireless later select driver at tab and later select update driver. Select Dont search at menu. Later select Have a disk and find the (Browse) files where you unzipped.

A important Notice,

Some of the Atheros Based Network cards are losing internet connection. If you have this problem then do this, Firstly connect your computer to internet , later right mouse at My Computer and select Services and later select Services again. Later select Wireless Zero Config and Stop it.

Uploaded By

Mert Aydogdu (DG Member) on 29-May-2005

Most Helpful Reviews

4 of 5 people found the following review helpful:
Tested on Windows XP
13 Apr 2007

Installation: 4 out of 5
Stability: 4 out of 5
Compatibility: 5 out of 5
"the driver worked fine for a cable and wireless card 108mbps 802.11g

The model number was a HSNC15CW3 it is a atheros product as i have found out

just installed not had any problesms as of yet 3 week now!!!!!!!!"

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How to Update Atheros AR5002G Wireless Network Adapter Device Drivers

Step 1 - Download Your Driver

To get the Atheros AR5002G Wireless Network Adapter 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 Atheros AR5002G Wireless Network Adapter 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 Atheros Driver Update Utility. It is a software utility which automatically finds and downloads the right driver.

Step 2 - Install Your Driver

After downloading your new driver, installation is the next step. On Windows, utilize the built-in Device Manager utility to manage this process. This tool provides a comprehensive view of all system-recognized devices and their associated drivers. To complete the installation, a system restart is typically required 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.

Driver Contents File List

The following files are found inside the driver download file.

Name Size Date
net5211.inf 28.5 KB 31 Jan 2005
ar5211.sys 398.6 KB 25 Oct 2004 7.8 KB 10 Jan 2005
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