Dell TrueMobile 1180 Wireless USB Adapter, v.0.6.16, A00

TrueMobile 1180 Wireless USB Adapter 1.1.3 Primary Firmware

Fixes & Enhancements

This firmware corrects USB enumeration issues that may cause the 1180 device:
1. To cause a system to hang on post
2. To appear in Device Manager with a yellow bang
3. To not be detected after boot to the desktop
4. To appear in Device Manager as an unknown USB device


Version 0.6.16, A00



Release date

06 Feb 2003

Last Updated

03 Nov 2011


Available formats

File Format:Hard-Drive
File Name:1180USBFW.exe
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 559 KB
Format Description:This 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.
To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.
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By downloading, you accept the terms of the Dell Software License Agreement.

Supported Operating Systems
Windows 98
Windows Millennium Edition (Me)
Windows 2000
Windows XP
Installation instructions
Default Instructions for 1180USBFW.exe:

Hard Drive Installation (via WinZip) with Setup.exe File for 1180USBFW.EXE

1. Click the location, e.g. Americas, from which you want to download
the file.
2. If the Export Compliance Disclaimer window appears, click Yes, I
Accept this Agreement.
3. When the File Download window appears, click Save this program to
disk and click OK. The Save In window appears.
4. From the Save In drop-down menu, click to select Desktop and then
click Save. The file will download to your desktop.
5. If a Download Complete window appears, click Close. A new icon
appears on your desktop.

1. Double-click the new icon on the desktop labeled 1180USBFW.EXE
2. The Self-Extracting window appears and prompts you to extract or
unzip to C:\DELL\DRIVERS\1180USBFW. If you did not print these
instructions, write down this path.
3. The WinZip Self-Extractor window appears
4. Click OK.
5. If the Self-Extractor window is still open, close it.
6. Click the Start button and then click Run.
7. Type C:\DELL\DRIVERS\1180USBFW in the Open textbox and then click
8. Follow the on-screen installation instructions.

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 the customer review specifics about the update to determine if it applies to your system. The update contains changes that impact only certain configurations, or provides new features that may/may not apply to your environment.