Article updated, please go to the bottom of the article to read the update.

We recently updated our computers to Windows 8. We had an issue with WAMP on development server on Windows 8. Another issue we had when we updated our computers to Windows 8 was that the drivers for Netgear WG111v3 WiFi USB adapter didn’t work. We couldn’t find them anywhere on Netgear’s website. That meant our computers were without internet! Of course we cannot work without internet so that meant we either find the drivers or revert to Windows 7.

We extracted drivers from the Netgear Windows 7 drivers setup utility and tried installing them manually through device manager. The result? They worked absolutely fine! You can download these drivers by clicking on the following links:

Download the Netgear WG111v3 WiFi drivers for Windows 8 x86 (32 bit)

Download the Netgear WG111v3 WiFi drivers for Windows 8 x64 (64 bit)

 

UPDATE – 7/Sep/2013: You can now download the official Windows 8 drivers from Netgear Download Center or by directly clicking on this link. Let us know if that works out for you. Thanks poiku for the hat tip!