RTL8153B USB 3.0 Realtek Driver

USB DriverThis is the RTL8153B USB 3.0 Realtek driver. If you have a new computer then it might have a Realtek RTL8153B Realtek driver. This is a well known Network Interface Controller card 10/100/1000M Gigabit Ethernet for USB 3.0 devices. Note that this download includes the Windows 10 Auto Installation Program (SID:1746944).

RTL8153B USB 3.0 Realtek Driver

These driver had been last updated in October 2016 and are the latest drivers for the Realtek RTL8153 USB 3.0 network cards. You might check to see if this will work on other devices as well as Realtek makes many OEM devices for others. You can also find the USB 2 driver on this website. There is also the USB 2.0 to 10/100m ethernet adapter driver as well on this website.

There are a number of versions for the RTL8153B USB 3.0 Realtek driver which you can see below. See the different operating systems below. There is the Windows 10 auto install version. Download the zip file and then extract it contents. From there you will need to click on the setup file and the system will install the driver for you. There is also the older Vista version which is similar to the Windows 10 installer.

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Hardware ID

The following products work with this driver.

Inventec PCIe FE Family Controller
Microsoft Realtek RTL8101E Family PCI-E Fast Ethernet NIC
Realtek PCIe FE Family Controller
Realtek RTL8101E Family PCI-E Fast Ethernet NIC
Realtek RTL8101E Family PCI-E FE NIC
You will note that this driver and hardware is very similar to the Realtek RTL8111GR driver as they use the same hardware. Likewise see that Realtek makes most of the OEM equipment that comes with most computers. There are more listed on this website. This is also the same as the Realtek USB 3.0 Card Reader Driver Win 10 which you can also find on here.

What is the latest version of RTL8153B driver?

The most recent version of the RTL8153B driver varies depending on your operating system:

  • For Windows 10: Version 10.59.201 is the latest.
  • For Windows 11: Versions 1152.13.20, 1153.13.20, 1155.13.20, and 1156.13.201 are the latest, depending on your specific update.
  • For Windows 7 and Server 2008 R2: Version 7.61.201 is the latest.
  • For Windows 8, Windows 8.1, and Server 2012: Version 8.68.201 is the latest.
  • For Linux (up to kernel 5.17): Version 2.17.11 is the latest.
  • For MAC OS 10.9 to 10.15: Version 1.0.221 is the latest.

It’s important to note that these versions were current as of the latest update on October 13, 2023. For the most recent driver versions, always check the official Realtek website or your device manufacturer’s website. See this also with the Realtek Gigabit Ethernet USB 3.0 Driver on this website.

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How do I know if my computer has RTL8153B installed?

You can find out if the RTL8153B driver is installed on your computer by following these steps:

For Windows:

  1. Press Windows + X to open the WinX menu and select Device Manager.
  2. Expand Network adapters and look for Realtek USB GbE Family Controller.
  3. Right-click it and select Properties. In the Details tab, choose Hardware Ids from the dropdown menu. If the RTL8153B is installed, it should be listed there.

For Linux:

  1. Open a terminal.
  2. Type lsusb and press enter. This command will display all USB devices connected to your computer.
  3. Look for a line mentioning Realtek Semiconductor Corp. RTL8153 Gigabit Ethernet Adapter. If you see it, then the RTL8153B driver is installed on your computer.

Please keep in mind that these instructions are general and might vary slightly based on your specific operating system. If you can’t find the RTL8153B using these methods, it might not be installed on your computer, or you may need to update your system or install the necessary drivers.

There is also the Linux version of the driver. The RTL8153B was a very popular hardware USB 3 device. There are many others using the hardware as their backend while using this Realtek hardware. Likewise also see the Inspiron 3138 Realtek Network Driver on here. Same as the Inspiron 3043 Realtek PCIe GBE Network Card.




Realtek RTL8153B driver (Windows 11)


Realtek RTL8153B driver (Windows 10)

Realtek RTL8153B driver (Windows 8.1)


Realtek RTL8153B driver (Windows 7)



Older Drivers

download-2-xxlWindows 10 – Auto Installation Program (SID:1897511)

download-2-xxlWindows 7 and Server 2008 – R2 Auto Installation Program (SID:1897513)

download-2-xxlWin8, Win8.1 and Server 2012 – Auto Installation Program (SID:1897510)

download-2-xxlWindows Vista and Server 2008 – Auto Installation Program (SID:1795297)

download-2-xxlLinux driver for kernel 3.x





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