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Driver Details

Link
Atheros AR9285 802.11b/g/n WiFi, v.9.1.0.328, A01
Release Date: 3/17/2011
Importance: Recommended
Version: 9.1.0.328,A01

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File Format: Hard-Drive Download File Download File
File Name:

R299167.exe

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: 44MB

Previous Versions

No previous version available.

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).

Compatibility

Systems
Inspiron 15 (M5030)
Inspiron 15 (N5030)
Operating Systems
MS Windows 7 32-bit
MS Windows 7 64-bit
MS Windows Vista 32-bit

Applies to

  • AR9285 802.11b/g/n WiFi

Fixes & Enhancements

Enhance wireless signal and connection coquality.

Installation instructions

            
Hard Drive Installation (via WinZip) with Setup.exe File for R299167.exe

Download

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.

Install

1.Double-click the new icon on the desktop labeled R299167.exe.
2.The Self-Extracting window appears and prompts you to extract or 
unzip to C:\DELL\DRIVERS\R299167. 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\R299167 in the Open textbox and then click OK.
8.Follow the on-screen installation instructions.            
        

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