TP-LINK Cardbus Wireless Adapter Driver Download

TP-LINK Drivers

The TP-LINK Cardbus Wireless Adapter is a network device manufactured by TP-LINK. 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 version of "" is rated (5 out of 5 stars) based on 575 downloads and 10 reviews. Compatibility for this driver update includes PCs running Windows operating systems such as Windows XP. The total disk space used for this update is 11.2 MB.

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Supported Models


TP-LINK 11a/b/g Wireless Adapter

TP-LINK 11b/g Wireless Adapter

TP-LINK Cardbus Wireless Adapter

TP-LINK Mini PCI Wireless Adapter

TP-LINK Wireless Adapter



Supported Operating Systems

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

File Name

Versions (2005-05-05) via .inf (2005-05-25) via .inf

Additional Notes

Windows 98/ME/2000/XP (Will work in Windows 2003 server too) for the TP-Link TL-WM651G, 108M Wirelsss PCI Adapter with eXtended Range tm and Super G tm.

If you need a user manual, you can get it here:

Uploaded By

Jerry K (DG Staff Member) on 1-Feb-2006

Driver Contents File List

The following files are found inside the driver download file.

Name Size Date
Win2000_XP/Driver Files/ar5211.sys 463.2 KB 25 Jun 2005
Win2000_XP/Driver Files/ 26 bytes 4 May 2005
Win2000_XP/Driver Files/net5211.inf 39.3 KB 13 Jul 2005
Win2000_XP/Setup.exe 5.6 MB 13 Jul 2005
Win98_ME/Driver Files/ar52119x.sys 466.0 KB 24 May 2005
Win98_ME/Driver Files/ 26 bytes 24 May 2005
Win98_ME/Driver Files/net5211.inf 39.4 KB 7 Jul 2005
Win98_ME/Setup.exe 5.8 MB 7 Jul 2005

How to Update TP-LINK Cardbus Wireless Adapter Device Drivers Quickly & Easily

Step 1 - Download Your Driver

To get the TP-LINK Cardbus Wireless 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 TP-LINK Cardbus Wireless 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 TP-LINK 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 TP-LINK 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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