Driver Details

Dell Wireless 5550 HSPA Mini Card Firmware Update

This package provides the Dell Wireless 5550 HSPA Mini Card Firmware Update and is supported on Latitude, Precision, XPS Notebook, Inspiron and Vostro Notebook models that are running the following Windows Operating Systems: XP, Vista and Windows 7.

Fixes & Enhancements

Fixes - Not Applicable. Enhancements - Enhanced performance and reliability.


Version R1M01, A02



Release date

14 Oct 2011

Last Updated

05 Mar 2014



Available formats

File Format:Hard-Drive
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 16MB
Format DescriptionThis file format consists of an archive of files that may be decompressed to a directory on the hard drive. The installation can then be done from that directory.
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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

Dell Wireless 5550 HSPA Mini Card
MBB BELL Canada SIM Card
Wireless 5550 HSPA Mini Card

Installation instructions

Instructions for Download 1. Click the Download File link to download the file. 2. When the File Download window appears, click Save to save the file to your hard drive. Extract Files 1. Browse to the location where you downloaded the file and double-click the new file to unzip the download package. 2. Specify the location to unzip the files. 3. Click on the unzip button to extract files.

Important Information

1. This FW Updater is compatible with Commercial modules only. 2. This FW Updater will upgrade to the new FW R3C01 for all operators except AT&T.
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Drivers help and tutorials

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.​

My download lists

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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).