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 update - "" - has an average rating of 5 out of 5 stars based on 9 reviews, and has been downloaded 111 times. It has been installed successfully by our users on PCs running Windows XP. The total disk space used for this update is 14.7 MB.

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Supported Models




Supported Operating Systems

Windows XP, Windows 2000

File Name


5.0.20 (2003-12-02) via .inf

Additional Notes


WG311v2 Firmware Version

Supports Win 2K and XP

54 Mbps Wireless PCI Adapter

Uploaded By

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

Driver Contents File List

The following files are found inside the driver download file.

Name Size Date 9.3 KB 15 Jul 2003 8.1 MB 15 Jul 2003 173.4 KB 3 Dec 2003 32.6 KB 3 Dec 2003 1.8 KB 30 Jul 2003 311.6 KB 26 Mar 2002 1.0 KB 30 Jul 2003 31.4 KB 10 Dec 2002 2000/FW1130.BIN 70.7 KB 2 Oct 2003 2000/FwRad16.bin 76.2 KB 19 Oct 2003 2000/FwRad17.bin 78.4 KB 19 Oct 2003 2000/netwg311.sys 396.5 KB 2 Dec 2003 2000/wg311v2.inf 11.2 KB 15 Dec 2003 98/FW1130.BIN 70.7 KB 2 Oct 2003 98/FwRad16.bin 76.2 KB 19 Oct 2003 98/FwRad17.bin 78.4 KB 19 Oct 2003 98/netwg311.sys 578.1 KB 2 Dec 2003 98/wg311v2.inf 11.2 KB 15 Dec 2003 ME/FW1130.BIN 70.7 KB 2 Oct 2003 ME/FwRad16.bin 76.2 KB 19 Oct 2003 ME/FwRad17.bin 78.4 KB 19 Oct 2003 ME/netwg311.sys 578.1 KB 2 Dec 2003 ME/wg311v2.inf 11.2 KB 15 Dec 2003 XP/FW1130.BIN 70.7 KB 2 Oct 2003 XP/FwRad16.bin 76.2 KB 19 Oct 2003 XP/FwRad17.bin 78.4 KB 19 Oct 2003 XP/netwg311.sys 360.7 KB 2 Dec 2003 XP/wg311v2.inf 11.2 KB 15 Dec 2003 163.9 KB 15 Jul 2003 5.6 MB 16 Dec 2003 1.4 KB 3 Dec 2003 1.1 MB 10 Dec 2002 29 bytes 3 Dec 2003

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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