Atheros AR8161/8165/8162/8166/8168 Ethernet Controller Driver

This package provides Atheros AR8161/8165 PCI-E Gigabit Ethernet Controller (NDIS 6.20) and AR8162/8166/8168 PCI-E Fast Ethernet Controller (NDIS 6.20) Driver and is supported on Inspiron 5xxx / 7xxx series and Vostro Notebook 3xxx series running the following Windows Operating System: Windows 7.

Fixes & Enhancements

Fixes
- Not Applicable

Enhancements
- Supported Dell Software Update Package.

Version

Version 2.1.0.12, A02

Category

Network

Release date

08 Feb 2013

Last Updated

03 Sep 2013

Importance

Available formats

File Format:Update Package for Microsoft® Windows®
File Name:Network_Driver_T83W4_WN_2.1.0.12_A02.EXE
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 23 MB
Format Description:Dell Update Packages (DUP) in Microsoft Windows 32bit format have been designed to run on Microsoft Windows 64bit Operating Systems. Dell Update Packages (DUP) in Microsoft Windows 64bit format will only run on Microsoft Windows 64bit Operating Systems. When selecting a device driver update be sure to select the one that is appropriate for your operating system.
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MD5:
2af067c8e874af998425323014cb061f
SHA1:
4ec6876a066fb4faabeff2facfe74cb6c3f50c08
SHA-256:
cde219d657e9ca7422cf67ed8eacb37b8cdbb989900cfc36dd01d59aad5fb3d0

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Other versions
2.0.15.16,A01 27 Jul 20123:55:43 AM
2.0.15.16,A01 13 Jun 20127:31:42 AM
Supported Operating Systems
Windows 7, 32-bit
Windows 7, 64-bit
Applies to
AR8162/8166/8168 PCI-E Fast Ethernet Controller (NDIS 6.20)
Atheros AR8161/8165 PCI-E Fast Ethernet Controller (NDIS 6.20)
Atheros AR8161/8165 PCI-E Gigabit Ethernet Controller (NDIS 6.20)
Atheros AR8162/8166/8168 PCI-E Fast Ethernet Controller (NDIS 6.20)
Installation instructions
Dell Update Package (DUP) Instructions

Download

1. Click Download File to download the file.
2. When the File Download window appears, click Save to save the file to your hard drive.

Installation

1. Browse to the location where you downloaded the file and double-click the new file.
2. Read over the release information presented in the dialog window.
3. Download and install any prerequisites identified in the dialog window before proceeding.
4. Click the Install button.
5. Follow the remaining prompts to perform the update.

Reboot will be required
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Warning: Do not turn off your computer or disconnect from your power source while updating the BIOS or you may harm your computer. During the update, your computer will restart and you will briefly see a black screen.

This driver has been tested by both the independent software vendor (ISV) and Dell on the operating systems, graphics cards, and application supported by your device to ensure maximum compatibility and performance. Details

Dell recommends applying this update during your next scheduled update cycle. The update contains feature enhancements or changes that will help keep your system software current and compatible with other system modules (firmware, BIOS, drivers and software).