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Dell Wireless WLAN 1520 Half MiniCard, v. (Driver); (Application), A01
This is the Windows XP 32-bit and 64-bit A-rev Candidate release for Dell Wireless 1520 WLAN, supporting Consumer platforms.
Release Date 10/20/2009
Importance: Recommended
Version: (Driver); (Application),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: 95MB

Previous Versions

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This is the Windows XP 32-bit and 64-bit A-rev Candidate release for Dell Wireless 1520 WLAN, supporting Consumer platforms.

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).


Inspiron 1121
Inspiron Mini 10
Studio 15 (1555)
Studio 1555
Operating Systems
MS Windows XP
MS Windows XP x64

Applies to

  • Dell Wireless 1520 802.11n MiniCard WLAN

Fixes & Enhancements

Fix for Bluetooth coexistence issue

Installation instructions

Hard Drive Installation (via WinZip) with Setup.exe File for R222438.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 R222438.EXE.
2.The Self-Extracting window appears and prompts you to extract or 
unzip to C:\DELL\DRIVERS\R222438. 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\R222438 in the Open textbox and then click OK.
8.Follow the on-screen installation instructions.            


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