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Atheros AR8131 PCI-E Gigabit Ethernet Controller, Version 1.0.0.36 for Microsoft® Windows® 7

This utility will install the originally shipped version of the Atheros AR8131 PCI-E Gigabit Ethernet Controller for the Sony VAIO® computers listed below.

IMPORTANT NOTES: PLEASE READ CAREFULLY.

Warning! This utility is only for use with the following Sony VAIO® Computers:
VGN;VGC;VGX;VPC
Do not install this utility with any other model of computer (including other Sony computers sold worldwide).

During the installation of this update, be sure that you are logged in as the Administrator or as a user with Administrative rights.

To ensure that no other program interferes with the installation, save all work and close all other programs. The Taskbar should be clear of applications before proceeding.

It is highly recommended that you print out these instructions as a reference during the installation process.

Download And Installation Instructions

Please follow the steps below to download and install the MRDETH-00231078-0041.EXE program.

  1. Download the MRDETH-00231078-0041.EXE file to a temporary or download directory (please note this directory for reference).
  2. Go to the directory where the file was downloaded and double-click the MRDETH-00231078-0041.EXE to begin the installation.
  3. At “User Account Control” window, click “Yes”
  4. At “Select Language” please select the language you want to use during the installation and click “OK”
  5. At “Select Country” please select country you want for this installation and click “Next”
  6. At the "Welcome to Atheros AR8131 PCI-E Gigabit Ethernet Controller Setup Program" window, click the “Next" button.
  7. Read the Software License Agreement and click "I Agree".
  8. At the "Finished" screen, click Finish.
  9. At the “This system must be restarted to complete the installation” screen, click the “OK” button to restart the system.

The installation of the Atheros AR8131 PCI-E Gigabit Ethernet Controller is completed.

File Info

File Name

  • MRDETH-00231078-0041.zip

File architecture

  • 32 bit

File Size

  • 1.64 Mb

Release Date

  • 15-61-2011