Netgear A6100 is a WiFi USB mini adapter that enables your computer to connect to your wireless network. Keeping its driver up to date will fix bugs and guarantee that your device works at peak performance.

If you are going to install Netgear A6100 for the first time, or if you want to update the driver for Netgear A6100 on Windows, here are three methods for you.

Methods of updating Netgear A6100 driver for Windows

  1. Install the driver manually
  2. Update the driver with Device Manager
  3. Update the driver automatically

Method 1: Install the driver manually

To install the driver manually, you need to download the driver file from its official website and then install it on your computer on your own.

1) Visit Netgear’s official website and click Support.

2) Type A6100 and then click A6100 – AC600 Dual Band WiFi USB MiNi Adapter / A6100 in the suggestion list.


3) Click Downloads:


4) Select Firmware and Software Downloads, click Software Version (Support Win10), and then click Download.


5) Extract, then double click A6100-V1.0.0.36.exe to run the wizard. Follow the instruction of the wizard to update your driver.

Method 2: Update the driver with Device Manager

You can also update the driver with Device Manager. Here’s how to do it.

1) On your keyboard, press the Windows logo key and R at the same time to open the Run dialog, then type devmgmt.msc and press Enter on your keyboard.


2) Double click Network adapters to expand the list, right click NETGEAR A6100 WiFi Adapter and then click Update driver.


3) In the pop-up window, click Search automatically for updated driver software. The system will search and install the latest driver for your PC.


Method 3: Install the driver automatically

If you don’t have the time, patience or computer skills to update the driver for Netgear A6100 manually, you can do it automatically with Driver Easy.

Driver Easy will automatically recognize your system and find the correct drivers for it. You don’t need to know exactly what system your computer is running, you don’t need to risk downloading and installing the wrong driver, and you don’t need to worry about making a mistake when installing.

You can update your drivers automatically with either the FREE or the Pro version of Driver Easy. But with the Pro version it takes just 2 clicks (and you get full support and a 30-day money back guarantee):

1) Download and install Driver Easy.

2) Run Driver Easy and click Scan Now. Driver Easy will then scan your computer and detect any problem drivers.

3) Click Update next to “Netgear A6100 WiFi Adapter” to automatically download the correct version of this driver, then you can install it manually. Or click Update All to automatically download and install the correct version of all the drivers that are missing or out of date on your system (this requires the Pro version – you’ll be prompted to upgrade when you click Update All).

You can do it for free if you like, but it’s partly manual.
If you have any issue with Driver Easy, please contact Driver Easy’s support team at for advice. You should attach the URL of this article so they can help you better.
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