Dell Wireless WLAN 1397 Half MiniCard (4312bg), Wireless WLAN 1510 Half MiniCard (4322), Dell Wireless 1397, 1510 Half MiniCard, v. (Driver); (Application), A25-1

Signed A-Rev XP Release (Customer Installer) -

Fixes & Enhancements

This release provides the following features/enhancements:

Driver Enhancements:
- Improved AMPDU performance and new AMPDU retry code
- Elimination of audio and video pops during WLAN scans
- Roaming enhancements
- Enhanced Interference detection and mitigation
- Reduced CPU utilization
- Limit radio to 802.11abg with WEP/TKIP
- Enables WLAN channel support for 65 new countries in driver (previously supported in application) - Angola, Anguilla (UK), Armenia, Belize, Benin, Burma (Myanmar), Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Republic of the Congo, Cote d'Ivoire, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Fiji, French Polynesia (France), French Southern and Antarctic Lands, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Iraq, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Mali, Mongolia, Montserrat (UK), Mozambique, Namibia, Nauru, New Caledonia, Northern Mariana Islands (USA) (Rota Island, Saipan, Tinian Island), Palau, Qatar, Rwanda, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, Sao Tome and Principe, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Somalia, Suriname, Swaziland, Togo, Tonga, Turkmenistan, Turks and Caicos Islands (UK), Tuvalu, Vanuatu, Wallis and Futuna (France), West Bank (see Israel), Western Sahara (see Morocco), Yemen and Zimbabwe

Application Enhancements:
- Certificate expiration notification/warning
- Auto Certificate Selection for cerificate-based profiles like EAP-TLS

The release also includes fixes for the following bugs:
- Poor transmit power/throughput when operating with Cisco LWAP
- BSOD on bcmwl16.sys when using DLINK DWL-3500AP
- Frequent disconnects and/or poor SNR with D-Link DIR-655
- Install failing from remote/read-only source folder
- Wake on Wireless LAN issues in S3/S4
- Some localization/translation errors


Version (Driver); (Application), A25-1



Release date

05 Jan 2012

Last Updated

20 May 2016


Available formats

File Format:Hard-Drive
File Name:R219313.exe
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 96 MB
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Supported Operating Systems
Windows XP
Windows XP Embedded
Windows XP, 64-bit
Applies to
Wireless WLAN 1397 Half MiniCard (4312bg)
Wireless WLAN 1510 Half MiniCard (4322)
Warning: Do not turn off your computer or disconnect from your power source while updating the BIOS or you may harm your computer. During the update, your computer will restart and you will briefly see a black screen.

This driver has been tested by both the independent software vendor (ISV) and Dell on the operating systems, graphics cards, and application supported by your device to ensure maximum compatibility and performance. Details

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).