Ralink 802.11 g Wireless LAN MPCI Driver Download

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The 802.11 g Wireless LAN MPCI is a network device manufactured by Ralink. 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 "RT2500_and_more.zip" is rated (5 out of 5 stars) based on 1,744 downloads and 16 reviews. It has been installed successfully by our users on PCs running Windows XP. The total disk space used for this update is 177.9 KB.

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Supported Models

802.11g MiniPCI Wireless Network Adapter

802.11 b/g Wireless LAN Card

802.11 g Wireless LAN MPCI

802.11 g Wireless LAN PC Card

802.11 g Wireless LAN PC CardBus

802.11 g Wireless LAN PCI

802.11 g Wireless LAN Pocket USB


Supported Operating Systems

Windows XP

File Name

Versions (2004-09-09) via .inf (2004-08-13) via .inf

Additional Notes

This driver is for win xp only.

it covers usb, pci, and pcmcia

Uploaded By

Paul Wilkin (DG Member) on 25-May-2006

Ratings & Reviews

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Driver Contents File List

The following files are found inside the driver download file.

Name Size Date
RT2500_and_more/RT2500.CAT 12.9 KB 25 May 2006
RT2500_and_more/RT2500.INF 50.1 KB 25 May 2006
RT2500_and_more/RT2500.SYS 212.1 KB 25 May 2006
RT2500_and_more/rt2500usb.cat 8.4 KB 25 May 2006
RT2500_and_more/rt2500usb.inf 31.8 KB 25 May 2006
RT2500_and_more/rt2500usb.sys 140.5 KB 25 May 2006

How to Update 802.11 g Wireless LAN MPCI Device Drivers Quickly & Easily

Step 1 - Download Your Driver

To get the 802.11 g Wireless LAN MPCI 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 Ralink 802.11 g Wireless LAN MPCI 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 Ralink 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 Ralink 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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