Realtek PCIe GBE Family Controller

Realtek PCIe GBE Family Controller – the driver for gigabit network controllers on the basis of chips from a company Realtek. These network comptrollers are often built-in in system boards.


This package of drivers of Realtek befits both for a 32-bit and for 64-bit operating systems.

In the downloaded archive contains the driver for the Realtek network card on chip RTL8111B / RTL8168B / RTL8111 / RTL8168 / RTL8111C / RTL8111CP / RTL8111D (L) / RTL8168C / RTL8111DP / RTL8111E / RTL8168E / RTL8111F / RTL8411/ RTL8111G / RTL8111GUS / RTL8411B(N)RTL8118AS

If you need a driver for the PCI network card, chip RTL8139 or RTL810x, then we advise to download Realtek PCI Fast Ethernet Drivers.

Download drivers (Upd: 29.07.2018):

Unix (Linux) (Upd: 05.01.2017):

DOS (Upd: 06.03.2018):


  1. Hello. I have a question. I tried to install latest PCIe GBE family controller drivers. On the site it says Upd: 02.24.2017, so the latest drivers should be from 2017 but when i install them- in my device manager it says that my PCIe GBE Family controller drivers are from 2016-12-23. Are the latest drivers from 2016 or i installed something wrongly?

    1. Hello. I have same problem. My Driver Booster shows weekly that my Realtek PCIe GBE Family Controller have new 2017 version but after the update the system shows I still have the old version (2016-12-23).
      Can someone helps what is the problem?

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  3. After the latest update, my 8168 keeps disconnecting. Both wireless and wired LAN go in disabled state, lights out at the port, disabled in the network overview. Takes around 10 seconds before it re-enables.
    I tried to revert to the previous driver, but the issue remained, even though I didn’t have issues before the update. Please fix asap, as online gaming is impossible now.

    date: 23-1-2017

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  5. Every 15 minutes or so, I lose my cable internet connection. When I run the troubleshooter, it solves the problem and it said that the standard gateway was not available. But after a few more minutes, it happens again. I’ve had this problem for a very long time and I updated this driver, but it didn’t help. I tried every possible solution I could find on the internet. Could this be caused by a still-existing bug in the driver? Could this be solved? It is really frustrating.

  6. What does REALTEK PCIe GBE Family Controller do? Is it necessary for a desktop PC? Thank you in advance.

    Judy Alvarez

  7. I have a problem that I click control pannel and then click device manager and to network adapter- Realtek PCIe GBE is not correctly work. `The device can´t start (error 10)´. Let me know how to do?

  8. AA=Realtek PCIe GBE Family Controller LAN Driver 5832_02262015 for WinXP and Server 2003 (5.71 MB)

    i am trying to install AA= in Windows XP 64bit which is installed in the Dell inspiron 3847 with 3i intel cpu.
    it says in the uninstallation, “realtek gbe & fe ethernet pci-e nic driver” and not “Realtek PCIe GBE Family Controller” it seems that it doesnt match with your posting.

    i dont know the chipet number because it is built with the DELL pc.

    win 8.1 and win 10 suck, i am trying to go back to xp.

  9. AA=Realtek PCIe GBE Family Controller LAN Driver 5832_02262015 for WinXP and Server 2003 (5.71 MB)

    after about 1 day struggling trying to install AA=, i gave up but when i returned to XP 64 bit, new installation found agian as usual for me to click away, i decided to click here and not setup.exe in the directory this time, and it worked !

    thanks it worked.

  10. Can i download one of these drivers to a USB stick because my desk top is missing the driver and can not access the internet ?

  11. Tengo Realtek PCIe GBE Family Controller
    He hecho todas las comprobaciones (velocidad 1 gb, versión controlador 10.12.1007.2016 y de fecha 7/10/2016)), cable cat 6, pero compruebo que no me da más de 100 Mbps

  12. My network is running by this Realtek PCie GBE Family Controller. I now have it connected to router by cable. My question is if I can use it together with a cableless network??

  13. I have a problem with the network adapter. With 0024 drivers for windows 10, when I turn on the PC, it do not always identify the connection and I have to restart my computer.

    1. Marbert :Me podrias decir de donde descargar el controlador para win 7? tengo la misma tarjeta y no pasa de 90 Mbps y tengo contratadas 300. Esta tarjeta es Fast eTernet o Gigabit. Gracias

  14. I have setup wifi after installing gbe and realtek bt soon after some time it stop working plzzz tell me how to setup this wi fi driver plzzz

  15. hello, I have recently had a problem recently I have changed the router and when I connect by ethernet in some cases the modem restarts from one moment to another, before had another modem and did not happen, it will be the new modem clarified that they changed it but for one of the same model, just update the driver to see if this helps me, if someone suggests something else thank you very much

  16. I have recently had a windows 10 upgrade, now I can no longer connect via ethernet.
    wifi is ok but very weak signal through my computer. That is why I have a Realtek controller

    Uploaded most recent driver from Realtek but it still does not function.

    Have tried everything to fix but still not working, keep getting message
    ‘ethernet’ doesn’t have a valid IP configuration

    This is a real problem for me .. Can anyone help??

    1. HEY THERE. I am not even able to connect to wifi. Wifi options aren’t even shown on my desktop. Can you help?

  17. Hoi …

    I am new here … and i have a question.
    I have in my desktop a “Realtek PCIe GBE Family Controller” network controller.
    Now … i have bought a new dual band router (2.4gh and 5gh) … but my network card sees only the 2.4 band.

    Is this normal??

    1. I would say yes. Only because I had a discussion with my internet provider Atlantic Broadband about our new dual router by Linksys. They said do not use the 5 because it would not be compatible. So I am guessing that is why you are only seeing the 2.4 band. If not satisfied with my answer call your internet provider for support.

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  19. Realtek Wifi Connection error in window7…

    Access Violation at address 100417CF in module ‘RaWLAPI.dll’. Read of address 00000000.

    please solution this error

  20. “Driver Booster” tells me my Realtek PCIe GBE … drivers are VERY old and should be updated. (I’m not aware of any network performance problems.)
    I just downloaded and unzipped Realtek PCIe GBE Family Controller LAN Driver 7115_02262018 for Windows 7 (10 MB). The instructions and labels in that material (e.g., Read Me) specifically say it’s for WIN8, so I’m not using it to update my drivers. It’s too much hassle if this turns out to be wrong.

  21. I have my Realtek connected via cable to my PC’s and working fine, however I am having difficulty in connecting it on Wi-Fi. No passwords or router addresses available!!! How/Where do I get the passwords and router address??

  22. I had not used my computer any time recent but when I tried it says “Network Cable Unplugged” and I have tried updating the drivers but nothing works. Can someone please help me?

  23. My Acer tower computer since the latest Windows 10 upgrade no longer recognises the Ethernet Connection. I’ve tried to install the latest Realtek driver but sadly no joy. I’m at a loss to know what to do next. Any advice?

  24. When my PC wakes up from power saving mode, it is a minute or two before I can use my Realtek PCIe GBE Family Controller.
    I changed the power setting by unchecking the ‘Allow the computer to turn off the device to save power’ button. But the issue persists.
    I changed a setting in the registry editor per an instruction I found on the Internet. It did not clear the issue either.
    I am running Windows 10.
    Can you tell me how to keep the NIC from taking so long to wake from sleep?

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