Where/How to find the required Windows XP driver files?
It is usually best to get the latest version of the Windows XP driver
for your device directly from its manufacturer's website.
Alternatively, you can use one which probably came on a CD-ROM with
DriverLoader needs the .INF or .NTF file from the driver as a
starting point. Then it will ask you to provide one or more .SYS
files and possibly other files as required. All of these files are
usually uploaded via the Web Configurator.
If the driver is distributed as a single .ZIP or .EXE file, you
should first try to extract its contents with the 'unzip' (or perhaps
also 'unrar') utility.
If this doesn't work, you might have to extract or install the driver
on a Windows machine first and copy the files from there. Sometimes
they end up under C:\Program Files\ManufacturerName\Drivers or
You might also want to look in C:\WINDOWS\Inf and
C:\WINDOWS\System32\Drivers (by displaying the files by date, you
should be able to identify the ones recently added for the WLAN
On the CD-ROM, the .INF, .SYS and possibly other files might be found
either in the root folder (but do not choose AUTORUN.INF), or under
directories often named "Drivers", "WinXP" or "XP". If no XP version
is available, you might be able to use the "Win2K" version.