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Atheros Communications Inc. Atheros AR5008 Wireless Network Adapter - two ways of downloading and installing the driver


Atheros AR5008 Wireless Network Adapter is a Network Adapters hardware device. The Windows version of this driver was developed by Atheros Communications Inc.. In order to make sure you are downloading the exact right driver the hardware id is PCI/VEN_168C&DEV_0023&SUBSYS_147E10CF.

1. Atheros Communications Inc. Atheros AR5008 Wireless Network Adapter - install the driver manually


  1. Download the driver setup file for Atheros Communications Inc. Atheros AR5008 Wireless Network Adapter driver from the link below. This is the download link for the driver version 7.7.0.396 dated 2009-10-17.
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  3. Start the driver installation file from a Windows account with the highest privileges (rights). If your User Access Control (UAC) is enabled then you will have to confirm the installation of the driver and run the setup with administrative rights.
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  5. Go through the driver installation wizard, which should be pretty straightforward. The driver installation wizard will analyze your PC for compatible devices and will install the driver.
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  7. Shutdown and restart your computer and enjoy the updated driver, it is as simple as that.
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Atheros Communications Inc. applied a digital signature to this driver.
The file size of this driver is 497741 bytes (486.08 KB)
This driver received an average rating of 4.7 stars out of 42859 votes.
This driver will work for the following versions of Windows:

  • This driver works on Windows 2000 (5.0) 64 bits
  • This driver works on Windows XP (5.1) 64 bits
  • This driver works on Windows Server 2003 (5.2) 64 bits
  • This driver works on Windows Vista (6.0) 64 bits
  • This driver works on Windows 7 (6.1) 64 bits
  • This driver works on Windows 8 (6.2) 64 bits
  • This driver works on Windows 8.1 (6.3) 64 bits
  • This driver works on Windows 10 (10.0) 64 bits



2. The easy way: using DriverMax to install Atheros Communications Inc. Atheros AR5008 Wireless Network Adapter driver


The most important advantage of using DriverMax is that it will setup the driver for you in the easiest possible way and it will keep each driver up to date. How can you install a driver using DriverMax? Let's take a look!

  1. Start DriverMax and push on the yellow button named ~SCAN FOR DRIVER UPDATES NOW~. Wait for DriverMax to scan and analyze each driver on your PC.
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  3. Take a look at the list of driver updates. Search the list until you find the Atheros Communications Inc. Atheros AR5008 Wireless Network Adapter driver. Click on Update.
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  5. Finished installing the driver!
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