Read_me.txt Driver File Contents (VRealTekWLAN.exe)

Information and Instructions about this download file  

File Description: Wireless Network Driver
Version: Realtek 6.1281.130.2007
Operating System: Microsoft(r) Windows(r) Vista 
Part Number: VRealTekWLAN
Date: 01/23/2007

Table of Contents
Reason for Update 
Applicable Part Numbers 


This is the Windows Vista network driver for the computers listed in the Applicable Part Numbers section of this document. 


After you have downloaded and double-clicked the file VRealTekWLAN, files self-extract and copy into the C:\Cabs\VRealTekWLAN folder on the hard drive.

1.  From the Start menu, in the Start Search field, type: C:\Cabs\VRealTekWLAN\Setup.exe, and then press ENTER.

2.  In the User Account Control dialog box, click Allow/Continue.

3.  Follow all onscreen instructions to complete the installation.


1.  From the Start menu, click Control Panel. 

2.  In Control Panel, click Uninstall a Program.

3.  In the Programs and Features window, select REALTEK RTL8187 Wireless LAN Driver, and then click Uninstall.

4.  In the User Account Control dialog box, click Continue.

5.  Follow all onscreen instructions to complete the removal.


If you are having difficulty during or after the driver installation, follow the removal procedure, and then re-install the drivers.  

Reason for Update

This is the initial release of the driver.   

Applicable Part/Model Numbers    

ML6000 Series:

1014354R - Gateway ML6222

MT6000 Series:

1014362R - Gateway MT6452
1014378R - Gateway MT6453
1014358R - Gateway MT6705
1014370R - Gateway MT6706
1014360R - Gateway MT6707
2905909R - Gateway MT6708
1014368R - Gateway MT6829

MX6400 Series:

1014121R - Gateway MX6431

MX8000 Series:

2905906R - Gateway MX8715
1014366R - Gateway MX8734 

NX570 Series:

1014119R - Gateway NX570S

Component Part Numbers

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How To Update Drivers Manually

After your driver has been downloaded, follow these simple steps to install it.

  • Expand the archive file (if the download file is in zip or rar format).

  • If the expanded file has an .exe extension, double click it and follow the installation instructions.

  • Otherwise, open Device Manager by right-clicking the Start menu and selecting Device Manager.

  • Find the device and model you want to update in the device list.

  • Double-click on it to open the Properties dialog box.

  • From the Properties dialog box, select the Driver tab.

  • Click the Update Driver button, then follow the instructions.

Very important: You must reboot your system to ensure that any driver updates have taken effect.

For more help, visit our Driver Support section for step-by-step videos on how to install drivers for every file type.

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