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Intel Intel(R) WiFi Link 5300, Intel(R) WiFi Link 5100, v.tic TRWFW0986D , A01
Compliant release for Intel(R) WiFi Link 5300 and 5100 Half Mini Card on Windows 7 64-bit operating systems.
Release Date 2/11/2010
Importance: Recommended
Version: tic TRWFW0986D,A01

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Description: This file contains a compressed (or zipped) set of files. Download the file to a folder on your hard drive, and then run (double-click) it to unzip the set of files. Follow the instructions to complete the installation.
Download Type: HTTP
File Size: 18MB

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Compliant release for Intel(R) WiFi Link 5300 and 5100 Half Mini Card on Windows 7 64-bit operating systems.

Level of Importance:Recommended

Dell recommends applying this update during your next scheduled update cycle. The update contains feature enhancements or changes that will help keep your system software current and compatible with other system modules (firmware, BIOS, drivers and software).


Adamo XPS
Alienware M11x
Alienware M15x
Latitude E6400
Latitude XT2
Operating Systems
MS Windows 7 64-bit

Applies to

  • Intel(R) WiFi Link 5100

Fixes & Enhancements

This is a Microsoft Win 7 Compliant driver, it improves the connectivity to AP.

Installation instructions

Hard Drive Installation (via WinZip) with Setup.exe File for R248086.exe


1.Click Download Now, to download the file.
2.When the File Download window appears, click Save (Windows XP 
users will click Save) this program to disk and click OK.  The Save In: 
window appears. 
3.From the Save In: field, click the down arrow then click to 
select Desktop and click Save.  The file will download to your desktop.
4.If the Download Complete window appears, click Close.  The file 
icon appears on your desktop.


1.Double-click the new icon on the desktop labeled R248086.exe.
2.The Self-Extracting window appears and prompts you to extract or 
unzip to C:\DELL\DRIVERS\R248086. Write down this path so the executable (I.e. 
Setup.exe) file can be found later.
3.The Self-Extractor window appears.
4.Click OK.
5.After completing the file extraction, if the Self-Extractor 
window is still open, close it.
6.Click the Start button and then click Run.
7.Type C:\DELL\DRIVERS\R248086 in the Open textbox and then click OK.
8.Follow the on-screen installation instructions.            


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