Do I Need to Install Driver for atolla USB 3.0 Hub with Ethernet Adapter CH-301?

CH-301, atolla 3-port USB 3.0 Hub + USB to ethernet adapter, is a very convenient device to provide your laptop 3 more SuperSpeed USB 3.0 ports and access to stable wired Gigabit Ethernet connection.

Update: The below drivers are suitable for USB C to Ethernet adapter (301C) too. 

1) Does CH-301 require a driver to install?

Technically speaking, this adapter consists of two parts: the USB 3.0 Hub part and the USB to ethernet part.

As a USB 3.0 hub, CH-301 will utilize the native USB 3.0 driver directly from the motherboard of your computer, so it doesn't require to install other drives.

As a USB to ethernet adapter, it requires to install the network interface card (NIC) driver when you plug it into the USB port of your computer.

But don't be panic when you find you don't have the driver. The atolla team has integrated the NIC driver directly into the product before we ship the products. So in most cases, when you plug in CH-301, it will install the driver automatically.

 

2) What if it simply can't install the driver by itself?

Yes, in some rare cases, it may simply can't install the driver by itself.

So you can navigate the correct OS version of your computer and download the correct driver from the links below:

1) Drivers: 

Note: Click the driver type to download the drivers.

Driver Type Description Version Release Date File Size
UEFI        
UEFI UEFI UNDI Driver v2.033 2021/03/08 79.78 KB
Windows        
Win7 Win7 and Server 2008 R2 Auto Installation Program (SId:1152921505691704091) v7.53.20 2020/10/08 10.6 MB
Win10 Win10 Auto Installation Program (SId:1152921505693333911) v10.45.20 2021/03/31 5.39 MB
Win8/8.1 Win8, Win8.1 and Server 2012 Auto Installation Program (SId:1152921505691704119) v8.60.20 2020/10/08 10.7 MB
Vista Vista and Server 2008 Auto Installation Program v6.27 2018/3/6 9.29 MB
WinXP WinXP Auto Installation Program zip v5.23 2018/03/06 9.19 MB
MAC OS         
MAC OS Mac OS 10.9 to 10.15 v1.0.22 2020/12/21 325 KB
MAC OS Mac OS 10.8 v1.0.22 2020/12/21 450 KB
Unix(Linux)        
LINUX  USB NIC Linux driver for kernel up to 5.6 v2.14.0 2020/10/19 65.6 KB

 

2) Quick Start Guide: 

You can find the product manual in the below link:

📥  Quick Start Guide

Or simply contact us via email: support@atolla.us

Also, don't forget to register your product to extend for 2-Year-Warranty for free!

16 comments

  • Posted on by Lyn
    When I clicked on the Win7 option the page could not be found – error 404 came up?

    I can’t get my additional screen to work and am trying to update drivers.
    I am using Atolla USB 3.0 hub on windows 7 operating system.
    Any suggestions would be welcomed, many thanks.
    Lyn

  • Posted on by Marius

    The Linux file download is broken. Please fix this.

  • Posted on by chris gryce Mr
    Am having difficulty connecting my Toshiba 1TB USB 3 external hard drive to the atolla 4 socket powered hub. My Windows 10 laptop doesn’t recognise the drive and the drive makes a clicking sound. When I connect the hard drive to the laptops USB 3 slot it works perfectly..

    So what’s happening? Do I need to install a new driver for the external hard drive?

  • Posted on by ricardo cantu
    I just got my new A2 ethernet adapter from amazon and is not working at all.. not with my laptop, not with my nintendo switch and not with mibox3

    what can I do to make it work or should i return it?

  • Posted on by GEORGES

    Hello
    i cant download the atolla driver for my MACOS 14. I have tried many times but i have an error message. Please help

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