- Reinstalling the Linksys network adapter driver on a Windows® 8 and higher operating system computer
If you're encountering problems with your Linksys network adapter, you must have installed an old or incorrect driver. To resolve this, you can uninstall your existing driver and reinstall an updated one. You can reinstall it by performing the following troubleshooting steps:
NOTE: If your computer is running on Windows Vista® or Windows® 7, click here for instructions. For Windows® XP users, click here.
You can find the list of downloadable files for Linksys devices by clicking here.
On the Start Screen, right-click the lower left portion to open the shortcut list and click Device Manager.
Look for Network adapters and click on the Flagbutton to expand. Right-click on the Linksys adapter and click Uninstall.
NOTE: In this example, the Linksys AE3000 is used.
On the Confirm Device Uninstall window, check Delete the driver software for this device. Then click OK.
After reinstalling the driver, restart your computer and check if the driver is properly installed through the Device Manager.
Manually installing the Linksys adapter
Checking if the Wireless Adapter is Properly Installed
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