Driver Details

Dell Wireless 5540 HSPA Mini Card Driver

This package provides the Dell Wireless 5540 HSPA Mini Card Driver and is supported on the Inspiron, XPS Notebook, Vostro Notebook, Precision and Latitude models that are running on the following Windows Operating Systems: XP, Vista and Windows 7.

Fixes & Enhancements

- Fixed Auto sensing feature not stopping automatically on win7
- Fixed System Logo USB Host Controller test where CM always shows UMTS as RAT.
- Fixed issue where CM reports ""No network profile specified"".
- Fixed issue where CM states ""Radio is turned off"" after toggling hardware wireless switch off/on.
- Fixed DTM on System stress tests (Common scenario, Sleep and Disable Enable).
- Fixed issue where after S3 and turning on radio, the CM states radio is turned of in settings.
- Fixed issue where MBB driver might end up in strange state if connected and then idle for 1h+ .
- Fixed issue where connection intermittently fails after resume from Hibernate.
- Fixed issue where CM is not showing the operator logo.
- Fixed issue with Upgrading drivers to a new release.

- Enhanced driver power management stability when resuming from S4/Resume.


Version R2N08, A06



Release date

09 Dec 2011

Last Updated

08 Jan 2014


Available formats

File Format:Hard-Drive
File Name:R251268.exe
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 37 MB
Format 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.
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Supported Operating Systems
Windows 7, 32-bit
Windows 7, 64-bit
Windows Vista, 32-bit
Windows Vista, 64-bit
Windows XP
Windows XP, 64-bit
Applies to
MBB Telus Canada SIM Card
Wireless 5540 HSPA Mini Card
Installation instructions
Hard Drive Installation (via WinZip) with Setup.exe File


1.Click Download File, to download the file.
2. When the File Download window appears, click Save or 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
2.The Self-Extracting window appears and prompts you to extract or unzip to ""C:\DELL\DRIVERS\MVC3W"". (Where 'MVC3W' is the name of the file to be downloaded). 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 Start button and then click Run.
7. Type "C:\DELL\DRIVERS\MVC3W" (where 'MVC3W' is the name of the file) in the Open textbox and then click OK.
8. Follow the on-screen installation instructions.
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