NETGEAR WG311v2 Driver Download (Official)


The WG311v2 is a network device manufactured by NETGEAR. 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 3,051 downloads and 23 reviews. Visitors have successfully installed this driver on PCs running Windows 7 and Windows XP. The total disk space used for this update is 16.5 MB.

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Supported Models


NETGEAR WG311v2 802.11g Wireless PCI Adapter



Sprint PCS

Supported Operating Systems

Windows XP, Windows 2000

File Name

Versions (2004-06-17) via .inf

Additional Notes


WG311v2 Software Version

Fixed Windows SP 2 compatibility issue.

Built-in WPA-PSK support was added to the utility, so no third-party supplicants now needed.

WHQL certified.

Fixed the issue that utility starts or exits slowly in beta version 1.2.Supports Win 2K and XP

54 Mbps Wireless PCI Adapter

Uploaded By

Alagappan (DG Staff Member) on 18-Aug-2006

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Driver Contents File List

The following files are found inside the driver download file.

Name Size Date
1.2B6/Acrobat/LICENSE.PDF 9.3 KB 15 Jul 2003
1.2B6/Boingo/boingoinstaller.exe 8.1 MB 15 Jul 2003
1.2B6/Data/Menu1.bah 173.4 KB 29 Mar 2004
1.2B6/Data/Menu1.bal 32.6 KB 29 Mar 2004
1.2B6/Data/Menu1.daw 1.8 KB 18 Dec 2003
1.2B6/Data/Menu1.ttf 311.6 KB 26 Mar 2002
1.2B6/Data/Menu2.daw 1.0 KB 18 Dec 2003
1.2B6/Data/amslng.9 31.4 KB 10 Dec 2002
1.2B6/Driver/Windows 2000/FW1130.BIN 76.6 KB 4 Apr 2004
1.2B6/Driver/Windows 2000/FwRad16.bin 83.3 KB 4 Apr 2004
1.2B6/Driver/Windows 2000/FwRad17.bin 84.9 KB 4 Apr 2004
1.2B6/Driver/Windows 2000/ 9.1 KB 4 Oct 2004
1.2B6/Driver/Windows 2000/netwg311_2K.sys 424.8 KB 17 Jun 2004
1.2B6/Driver/Windows 2000/wg311v2.inf 9.2 KB 1 Sep 2004
1.2B6/Driver/Windows 98/FW1130.BIN 76.6 KB 4 Apr 2004
1.2B6/Driver/Windows 98/FwRad16.bin 83.3 KB 4 Apr 2004
1.2B6/Driver/Windows 98/FwRad17.bin 84.9 KB 4 Apr 2004
1.2B6/Driver/Windows 98/netwg311.sys 618.8 KB 17 Jun 2004
1.2B6/Driver/Windows 98/wg311v2.inf 11.3 KB 2 Jul 2004
1.2B6/Driver/Windows ME/FW1130.BIN 76.6 KB 4 Apr 2004
1.2B6/Driver/Windows ME/FwRad16.bin 83.3 KB 4 Apr 2004
1.2B6/Driver/Windows ME/FwRad17.bin 84.9 KB 4 Apr 2004
1.2B6/Driver/Windows ME/netwg311.sys 618.8 KB 17 Jun 2004
1.2B6/Driver/Windows ME/wg311v2.inf 11.3 KB 2 Jul 2004
1.2B6/Driver/Windows XP/FW1130.BIN 76.6 KB 4 Apr 2004
1.2B6/Driver/Windows XP/FwRad16.bin 83.3 KB 4 Apr 2004
1.2B6/Driver/Windows XP/FwRad17.bin 84.9 KB 4 Apr 2004
1.2B6/Driver/Windows XP/ 9.1 KB 4 Oct 2004
1.2B6/Driver/Windows XP/netwg311_XP.sys 386.7 KB 17 Jun 2004
1.2B6/Driver/Windows XP/wg311v2.inf 9.2 KB 1 Sep 2004
1.2B6/Setup.exe 163.9 KB 15 Jul 2003
1.2B6/Utility/setup.exe 8.6 MB 14 Oct 2004
1.2B6/autorun.apm 1.4 KB 29 Mar 2004
1.2B6/autorun.exe 1.1 MB 10 Dec 2002
1.2B6/autorun.inf 29 bytes 29 Mar 2004

How to Update WG311v2 Device Drivers Quickly & Easily

Step 1 - Download Your Driver

To get the WG311v2 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 NETGEAR WG311v2 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 NETGEAR 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 NETGEAR 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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