Realtek 8185 Extensible Wireless Device

Category: System and controllers
Manufacturer: Realtek
Caution Level: Intermediate
Download File Size: 3.52 Mb
Operating System: Windows Vista x64
Latest Version / Release Date: 6.1070.0123.2007 / 2008

Windows device driver information for Realtek 8185 Extensible Wireless Device

The Realtek 8185 Extensible Wireless Device is a computing device that has an application, which executes commands from a remote wireless computer device. The drivers for this device provides a definition file to the operating system in the host machine thus enabling the proper functioning of the extensible wireless device. The definition file also contains a description of the user interface. Based on these descriptions, the extensible wireless device receives data from an application file. This enables the device to interpret the descriptions provided by the application files. The realtek 8185 extensible wireless driver is for use in windows Vista. The download file is 3.52 megabytes in size. To use this device over net works, the user must configure IP address well by identifying the host names, the DNS suffix and the node types. In addition, he or she must state whether the status of the IP routing and the Windows Proxy.

Outdated Drivers?

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The Realtek 8185 extensible wireless device drivers control the wireless networking on notebooks. The drivers for the same can be downloaded from Realtek's website at The device drivers have a description, which identifies the physical address, its subnet mask, IPv4 address, IPv6 address that links it locally and its default gateway. The system starts using IPv6, when the space in IPv4 runs out. Additionally, many routers do not support IPv6 thus making IPv4 necessary in most devices. Problems with the device connectivity usually run down to unbinding the IPv4 and IPv6. An outdated driver may also create conflict in a notebook. As such, the user should download the latest driver and reinstall it in order to solve the conflict. When one reinstalls the driver, they simply replace the old driver and thus the impact on the computer's storage system is minimal It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and Realtek 8185 Extensible Wireless Device errors before installing any driver updates.