Linksys Instant Wireless USB Network Adapter ver.2.5 Driver Download (Official)

Linksys Drivers

The Instant Wireless USB Network Adapter ver.2.5 is a device manufactured by Linksys. You can unlock features and improve performance by updating its driver. This version of "" is rated (5 out of 5 stars) based on 491 downloads and 14 reviews. It has been installed successfully by our users on PCs running Windows XP. The total disk space used for this update is 3.4 MB.

14 Ratings

Supported Models

Instant Wireless USB Network Adapter ver.2.5



Supported Operating Systems

Windows 2003, Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows NT4, Windows NT3.51, Windows ME, Windows 98SE, Windows 98, Windows 95, Windows 3.1

File Name

Uploaded By

DriverGuide (DG Staff Member) on 10-Sep-2003

Device Hardware IDs


Driver Contents File List

The following files are found inside the driver download file.

Name Size Date
Manual/Manual.pdf 720.2 KB 5 Feb 2002
LSWLUSB.sys 42.1 KB 1 Jan 2002
AutoRun/VB40032.DLL 722.2 KB 12 Jan 1996
AutoRun/OpenManual.exe 24.6 KB 31 Dec 2001
AutoRun/change.wav 4.9 KB 2 Nov 2000
AutoRun/Maestro.exe 48.6 KB 31 Dec 2001
AutoRun/exit.wav 55.8 KB 18 Jun 1998
AutoRun/Maestro.mnu 1.7 KB 5 Jan 2002
AutoRun/Olepro32.dll 74.0 KB 28 Feb 1996
AutoRun/installcheck.exe 28.7 KB 4 Jan 2002
AutoRun/click.wav 6.7 KB 2 Nov 2000
AutoRun/start.wav 21.9 KB 2 Nov 2000
AutoRun/select.wav 4.5 KB 2 Nov 2000
Setup.exe 24.6 KB 31 Dec 2001
Utility/layout.bin 435 bytes 4 Jan 2002
Utility/Setup.ini 130 bytes 4 Jan 2002
Utility/Setup.exe 56.3 KB 4 Jan 2002
Utility/ikernel.ex_ 340.9 KB 11 Apr 2001
Utility/ 450.0 KB 4 Jan 2002
Utility/ 810.5 KB 4 Jan 2002
WinXP/LSWLUSBX.SYS 47.1 KB 1 Jan 2002
WinXP/LSWLUSB.INF 12.5 KB 5 Jan 2002
AUTORUN.INF 53 bytes 18 Feb 2001
LSWLUSB.INF 14.6 KB 5 Jan 2002

How to Update Instant Wireless USB Network Adapter ver.2.5 Device Drivers Quickly & Easily

Step 1 - Download Your Driver

To get the Instant Wireless USB Network Adapter ver.2.5 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 Linksys Instant Wireless USB Network Adapter ver.2.5 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 Linksys 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 Linksys 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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