Intel® Network Adapter Driver for Windows 8.1*

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10/18/2021

Introduction

Installs Intel® Network Adapter drivers release 26.6 for Windows 8.1*.

Available Downloads

  • Windows 8.1 Family*
  • Size: 32.6 MB
  • SHA1: FBDF8BF8B585FF44D05230F16B64F14533909CAD
  • Size: 35.8 MB
  • SHA1: 9D0EAF7E6EE2411B8F5B35A836752ADADFDE17AC
  • Size: 13.3 MB
  • SHA1: 4C95118B27933091AC380CEDC49BCA83A1F55251
  • Size: 29.2 MB
  • SHA1: C16B451AF1D0C70BECCD8648E8AED2C0AF692D14

Detailed Description

Note: Please note that the version number "26.5" was skipped for this release and version number "26.6" was used instead. Release 26.6 is the latest update to release 26.4.

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Overview

The Microsoft Windows* download package has been split into a driver package and an Intel® PROSet package. The driver package must be installed prior to installing the Intel® PROSet package.

Example downloads:

Driver Package: Wired_driver_26.6_x64.zip

Intel® PROSet Package: Wired_PROSet_26.6_x64.zip

Note: Installation of Intel® PROSet is optional. Intel® PROSet software includes Intel® PROSet for Windows* Device Manager, Intel® PROSet Adapter Configuration Utility (Intel® PROSet ACU) , and Intel® PROSet for Windows PowerShell* software. For more information on Intel® PROSet, please review the “Microsoft* Windows* Driver and Software Installation and Configuration” section of the Intel® Ethernet Adapters and Devices User Guide.

See the release notes and the readme.txt file for installation instructions, supported hardware, what's new, bug fixes, and known issues.

This download contains the Intel® Ethernet network drivers and software for Windows 8.1*.

About Intel® drivers

The driver or software for your Intel® component might have been changed or replaced by the computer manufacturer. We recommend you work with your computer manufacturer before installing our driver so you don’t lose features or customizations.

See a list of manufacturers’ Support websites.

This download is valid for the product(s) listed below.