Hawking Technologies Gigabit Ethernet Network PCI Adapter (Rev.D) Driver Download

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The Gigabit Ethernet Network PCI Adapter (Rev.D) is a network device manufactured by Hawking. 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 "Hawking_HGA32T.zip" is rated (5 out of 5 stars) based on 744 downloads and 8 reviews. It has been installed successfully by our users on PCs running Windows XP. The total disk space used for this update is 615.9 KB.

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Supported Models


Gigabit Ethernet Network PCI Adapter (Rev.D)


Hawking Technologies

Supported Operating Systems

Windows 2003, Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows NT4, Windows ME, Windows 98SE, Windows 98, Windows 95, Windows 3.1, Mac OSX, Linux, DOS, Other

File Name


Driver Disk Version 2.2 (23-Aug-2003)
5.605.804.2003 (2003-08-04) via .inf

Additional Notes

Zip Archive of the files on the install CD that came with the Hawking HGA32T gigabit Adaptor. B4 this disk turned up, I searched in vain online for the drivers. Hope this helps someone downstream! (readme follows)

Gigabit Ethernet Network PCI Adapter (Rev.D)

Driver Disk Version 2.2 (08/26/2003)

1) Directory structure

VERSION.TXT : This file

MAINMENU.HTM : The main menu to driver help.

SETBROM.EXE : The utility to enable/disable Boot-ROM.

RTLNIC5.SYS : The driver for Windows 98SE

NETRTL.INF : The information file for Windows 98SE

WINXP\ : The directory for Windows XP driver

WIN2000\ : The directory for Windows 2000 driver

WINME\ : The directory fo

Uploaded By

W Parham (DG Member) on 8-Nov-2006

Driver Contents File List

The following files are found inside the driver download file.

Name Size Date
Linux/linux2.2.x/RedHat6.2/kern_compat.h 18.8 KB 14 May 2002
Linux/linux2.2.x/RedHat6.2/readme.txt 976 bytes 21 Jul 2003
Linux/linux2.2.x/RedHat6.2/rtl8169.c 34.6 KB 22 May 2002
Linux/linux2.4.x/Makefile 333 bytes 18 Jul 2003
Linux/linux2.4.x/r8169.c 43.7 KB 18 Jul 2003
Linux/linux2.4.x/readme.txt 1.2 KB 18 Jul 2003
MAC/mac-8169s(110).tar.gz 27.4 KB 13 Aug 2003
MSLANMAN.DOS/DRIVERS/NIF/RTL8169.NIF 208 bytes 23 Jul 2003
NDIS2DOS/OEMSETUP.INF 621 bytes 22 Jul 2003
NDIS2DOS/PROTOCOL.INI 62 bytes 22 Jul 2003
NDIS2DOS/RTGBND.DOS 56.5 KB 18 Jul 2003
NDIS2DOS/RTL8169.NIF 1.9 KB 22 Jul 2003
NETRTL.INF 25.2 KB 15 Aug 2003
NWclient/DOSODI/NET.CFG 1.4 KB 18 Jul 2003
NWclient/DOSODI/RTGBODI.COM 63.5 KB 15 Jul 2003
NWserver/ETHERTSM.NLM 12.5 KB 28 Feb 1999
NWserver/MSM.NLM 94.6 KB 28 Feb 1999
NWserver/RTGBSRV.LAN 70.2 KB 27 Jun 2003
NWserver/RTGBSRV.LDI 9.3 KB 4 Jul 2003
RTLNIC5.SYS 64.4 KB 4 Aug 2003
SETBROM.EXE 19.7 KB 25 Aug 2003
User Manual.pdf 310.1 KB 15 Oct 2003
Version.txt 1.7 KB 31 Dec 2000
Win2000/NETRTL.INF 25.2 KB 15 Aug 2003
Win2000/RTLNIC5.SYS 64.4 KB 4 Aug 2003
WinXP/NETRTLXP.INF 20.8 KB 15 Aug 2003
WinXP/RTLNIC51.SYS 65.2 KB 4 Aug 2003
winme/NETRTL.INF 25.2 KB 15 Aug 2003
winme/RTLNIC5.SYS 64.4 KB 4 Aug 2003
winnt4/OEMSETUP.INF 49.5 KB 15 Aug 2003
winnt4/RTLNIC4.SYS 81.5 KB 4 Aug 2003

How to Update Gigabit Ethernet Network PCI Adapter (Rev.D) Device Drivers Quickly & Easily

Step 1 - Download Your Driver

To get the Gigabit Ethernet Network PCI Adapter (Rev.D) 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 Hawking Technologies Gigabit Ethernet Network PCI Adapter (Rev.D) 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 Hawking Technologies 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 Hawking Technologies 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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