Acer Aspire 3100 Driver Download

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The Aspire 3100 is a network device manufactured by Acer. 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 driver - "" - has been downloaded 7,837 times and is rated 5 out of 5 stars based on 47 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 1.7 MB.

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Supported Models

Aspire 3100

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 XP

File Name

Versions (11-Jun-2006) (2006-01-20) via .inf

Additional Notes

Aspire 3100

Atheros 802.11a+b+g Wireless Lan Driver v4.2.2.7

Uploaded By

Manivannan (DG Staff Member) on 1-Nov-2006

Most Helpful Reviews

4 of 5 people found the following review helpful:

23 May 2007

Installation:  out of 5
Stability:  out of 5
Compatibility:  out of 5
"Es uan excelente pagina sobre todo por que a veces se necesita formatear maquinas y aqui hay todos los drivers"
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4 of 5 people found the following review helpful:
matt finnigan

2 May 2007

Installation:  out of 5
Stability:  out of 5
Compatibility:  out of 5
"I wiped my acer aspire clean due to the ravenous RavMonLog virus, and needed to reload several of my drivers. this driver has worked flawlessly for me ever since."
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Device Hardware IDs

Compatible IDs






Driver Contents File List

The following files are found inside the driver download file.

Name Size Date
802ABG_atheros_v4.2.2.7/ar5211.sys 488.4 KB 25 Jan 2006
802ABG_atheros_v4.2.2.7/ 524.5 KB 23 Feb 2006
802ABG_atheros_v4.2.2.7/ 470.8 KB 23 Feb 2006
802ABG_atheros_v4.2.2.7/ikernel.ex_ 346.6 KB 25 Jul 2002
802ABG_atheros_v4.2.2.7/layout.bin 417 bytes 23 Feb 2006
802ABG_atheros_v4.2.2.7/ 14.7 KB 30 Jan 2006
802ABG_atheros_v4.2.2.7/net5211.inf 42.9 KB 25 Jan 2006
802ABG_atheros_v4.2.2.7/Notes.txt 239 bytes 23 Feb 2006
802ABG_atheros_v4.2.2.7/Setup.exe 56.3 KB 5 Sep 2001
802ABG_atheros_v4.2.2.7/Setup.ini 142 bytes 23 Feb 2006

How to Update Aspire 3100 Device Drivers Quickly & Easily

Step 1 - Download Your Driver

To get the Aspire 3100 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 Acer Aspire 3100 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 Acer 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 Acer 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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