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Driver Details

Dell Wireless 1390 WLAN MiniCard, Wireless 1490 Dual-Band WLAN MiniCard, Wireless 1505 Draft 802.11n WLAN Mini-Card, Wireless 1395 WLAN MiniCard, Dell Wireless 13xx, 14xx, 1505 MiniCard, v. (Driver); (Application), A34
Installer package containing driver version and application version supporting Dell Wireless 1390/1395/1490/1505 WLAN on 32-bit and 64-bit Windows Vista operating systems.
Release Date 1/11/2010
Importance: Recommended
Version: (Driver); (Application),A34

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File Size: 78MB

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Installer package containing driver version and application version supporting Dell Wireless 1390/1395/1490/1505 WLAN on 32-bit and 64-bit Windows Vista 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).

Important Information

Note that for silent installation it is also necessary to apply the command line argument /v"FRESHINSTALL=True" to install application and driver.


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Latitude D620 ATG
Latitude D630
Latitude D630 ATG
Latitude D630 XFR
Latitude D631
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Precision M2300
Precision M4300
Precision M6300
Precision M65
Precision M90
Operating Systems
MS Windows Vista 32-bit
MS Windows Vista 64-bit

Applies to

  • Dell Wireless 1390 WLAN MiniCard
  • Dell Wireless 1395 WLAN MiniCard
  • Dell Wireless 13xx, 14xx, 1505 MiniCard
  • Dell Wireless 1490 Dual-Band WLAN MiniCard
  • Dell Wireless 1505 Draft 802.11n WLAN Mini-Card Desktops
  • Wireless 1395 WLAN MiniCard
  • Wireless 1505 Draft 802.11n WLAN Mini-Card Desktops

Fixes & Enhancements

- Improves S3/Resume Connect behavior on Vista OS - Release incorporates updated drivers for new WLAN adapters - Release also includes minor bug fixes for application and installer issues.

Installation instructions

Hard Drive Installation (via WinZip) with Setup.exe File for R251496.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 R251496.exe.
2.The Self-Extracting window appears and prompts you to extract or 
unzip to C:\DELL\DRIVERS\R251496. 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\R251496 in the Open textbox and then click OK.
8.Follow the on-screen installation instructions.            


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