Downloading the latest driver for your Linksys wireless USB adapter

Downloading the latest driver of your Linksys adapter may be required for initial setup or reconfiguration purposes.  This can be done by visiting the Linksys support site and by going to the adapter’s product page.  The steps below will guide you on how to properly download the drivers for your Linksys wireless adapter.

Make sure to check the model and version number of the adapter by flipping the device over.  The model and serial number should be on the product sticker.  If you need more help, click here.

Step 1:
Go to the
Linksys support site.

Step 2:
Enter the model number of your device in the Search by Product or Model Number search field and press [Enter]



Step 3:
On the Product Results, click on Get Support.




Step 4:
You will be directed to the product's support page.  Click on the DOWNLOADS / FIRMWARE button.



You can also scroll down and click Download Software.


Step 5:
Select the hardware version of the device.

QUICK TIP:  The hardware version is located beside or beneath the model number and is labeled version, ver. or V.  If there is no version number beside the model number on your Linksys product, the device is Version 1.  If you still have trouble finding your version number, see the
complete article to learn more.


Step 6:
Select the operating system (OS) of your computer and c
lick on the Download link to download the driver.


The file will download automatically. 

NOTE:  The file will be saved in a .zip format.  It is suggested that you save the zip file on your Desktop or Downloads folder for easier access.

After downloading the zip file, make sure to extract it into a single folder.  You can then update the driver of your Linksys wireless USB adapter.  For instructions on how to do this, click here.

Related Article:

Updating the Linksys network adapter’s driver

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