Readme.txt Driver File Contents (R83099.EXE)

Driver Package File Name: R83099.EXE
File Size: 12.3 MB

Dell Wireless WLAN Network Adapter Card Driver and Utility Installer package

Rev A04

Release R83099 - For All locations other than US and Japan


Criticality:
3 - Optional = 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 environmentRecommended, or Optional.  


Title / Description:

This driver release supports the following Dell Wireless Network adapters in Dell Inspiron, Latitude and Precision notebooks. 

Dell wireless 1350 (802.11b/g) WLAN PC Card
Dell Wireless 1350 Internal (802.11b/g) WLAN miniPCI Card
Dell Wireless 1450 Internal (802.11a/b/g) Dual-Band WLAN miniPCI Card 
Dell TrueMobile 1300 (802.11b/g) WLAN PC Card
Dell TrueMobile 1300 Internal (802.11b/g) WLAN miniPCI Card
Dell TrueMobile 1400 Internal (802.11a/b/g) Dual-Band WLAN miniPCI Card 

Note: THis release does not support USB wireless devices. 
	 

Compatibility / Minimum Requirements:

Windows 2000 Professional Brazilian Portuguese, Chinese-S, Chinese-T, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Russian, Spanish, Swedish
Windows XP Home Edition Brazilian Portuguese, Chinese-S, Chinese-T, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Russian, Spanish, Swedish
Windows XP Professional Brazilian Portuguese, Chinese-S, Chinese-T, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Russian, Spanish, Swedish

WHQL certification:  	__X_ Yes	___ No		___ Not Applicable


Release Highlights - Features: 
    
    - Addition of Channels 149,153,157, and 161 to United States 802.11a band. 


Release Highlights - Fixes:
  
    - Corrected Dual band scanning operation when using Windows to manage wireless on dual band cards in some European countries which use channels 100-140. 
    - Removed the dependancy on OMCI XLT for checking the System ID during installation.
    - Re-calibrated the signal strength meters on Dell Wireless 1450 in 802.11a band. 
    - Resolved several localization translation issues. 
    - Resolved interoperability issue with Linksys BEFDSR41W ADSL router w/ Instant Wireless WPC11 PCCARD.


Release Highlights  Limitations:

You must choose the correct release for your location: 
 
Release R81433/R81836 - For use in the United States of America
Release R81434/R81837 - For Use in Japan
Release R81435/R81838 - For All locations other than US and Japan (This Release)

History: 

A02 - 3.40.65 
    - Initial Dell Wireless Release adding CCXv2 and Single Sign ON. 
    - Also backward compatible with Dell Truemobile miniPCI and PCMCIA cards. 

A03 - 3.40.69  
    - resolves installation problems with OMCI XLT rev 7.1
    - corrects MAC address change issue with upgrading TM 1400 

A04 - 3.40.73/74 (driver/utility) 
    - Minor issues resolved including the following. 
    - Add channels 149,153,157, and 161 to dual band cards in the US. 
    - Corrects Dual band scanning issue when using Windows to manage wireless on dual band cards in some European countries which use channels 100-140. 
    - Removed the dependancy on OMCI XLT for checking the System ID during installation.
    - Re-calibrated the signal strength meters on Dell Wireless 1450 in 802.11a band. 
    - Resolved several localization translation issues. 
    - Resolved interoperability issue with Linksys BEFDSR41W ADSL router w/ Instant Wireless WPC11 PCCARD.
    - Fixes Single Sign ON issue with truncated usernames
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