Downloading Mellanox WinOF Driver

Linux Kernel Upstream Release Notes v6.5

To download the .exe according to your Operating System, please follow the steps below:

  1. Obtain the machine architecture.
    For Windows Server 2012 / 2012 R2 / 2016

    1. To go to the Start menu, position your mouse in the bottom-right corner of the Remote Desktop of your screen.

    2. Open a CMD console (Click Task Manager → File → Run new task, and enter CMD).

    3. Enter the following command:



      On an x64 (64-bit) machine, the output will be “AMD64”.

  2. Go to the Mellanox WinOF web page at → Products → InfiniBand/VPI Drivers → Windows SW/Drivers.

  3. Download the .exe image according to the architecture of your machine (see Step 1) and the operating system.
    The name of the .exe is in the following format: MLNX_VPI_WinOF-<version>_All_<OS>_<arch>.exe


Installing the incorrect .exe file is prohibited. If you do so, an error message will be displayed. For example, if you try to install a 64-bit .exe on a 32-bit machine, the wizard will display the following (or a similar) error message:


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