Dell Vostro Desktop 230 Driver Download (Official)

Dell Drivers

The Vostro Desktop 230 is a network device manufactured by Dell. Issues like weak Wi-Fi signal, slow DNS lookup, duplicate IP addresses, slow network and excessive CPU usage can be solved by updating this driver. This version of "R248645.exe" is rated (5 out of 5 stars) based on 46 downloads and 9 reviews. Compatibility for this driver update includes PCs running Windows operating systems such as Windows XP. The total disk space used for this update is 16.3 MB.

9 Ratings

Supported Models

Vostro Desktop 230

Atheros AR5007 802.11b/g WiFi Adapter

DW1525 (802.11n) WLAN PCIe Card

Dell Wireless 1515 Wireless-N Adapter

Dell Wireless 1535 Wireless-N Adapter




Supported Operating Systems

Windows XP

File Name

Versions (9-Feb-2010)

Additional Notes

WLAN Mini Card Driver

Uploaded By

Sathishkumar (DG Staff Member) on 14-Jun-2011

Driver Contents File List

The following files are found inside the driver download file.

Name Size Date
ISSetup.dll 492.0 KB 5 Apr 2007
Install/Setup.exe 8.7 MB 9 Sep 2009
_Setup.dll 386.0 KB 17 May 2006 3.3 MB 9 Sep 2009 3.0 MB 9 Sep 2009
layout.bin 455 bytes 9 Sep 2009
ndis5x/athw.sys 1.6 MB 3 Jun 2009
ndis5x/ 8.4 KB 13 Jun 2009
ndis5x/netathw.inf 16.4 KB 3 Jun 2009
ndis5x64/athwx.sys 2.1 MB 3 Jun 2009
ndis5x64/ 8.4 KB 13 Jun 2009
ndis5x64/netathwx.inf 19.6 KB 3 Jun 2009
setup.exe 453.7 KB 9 Sep 2009
setup.ini 863 bytes 9 Sep 2009

How to Update Vostro Desktop 230 Device Drivers Quickly & Easily

Step 1 - Download Your Driver

To get the Vostro Desktop 230 driver, click the green download button above. After you complete your download, move on to Step 2.

If the driver listed is not the right version or operating system, search our driver archive for the correct version. Enter Dell Vostro Desktop 230 into the search box above and then submit. In the results, choose the best match for your PC and operating system.

Tech Tip: If you are having trouble deciding which is the right driver, try the Dell Driver Update Utility. It is a software utility which automatically finds and downloads the right driver.

To find the newest driver, you may need to visit the Dell website. Most major device manufacturers update their drivers regularly.

Step 2 - Install Your Driver

Once you have downloaded your new driver, you'll need to install it. In Windows, use a built-in utility called Device Manager, which allows you to see all of the devices recognized by your system, and the drivers associated with them.

How to Open Device Manager

  • In Windows 11, Windows 10 & Windows 8.1, right-click the Start menu and select Device Manager

  • In Windows 8, swipe up from the bottom, or right-click anywhere on the desktop and choose "All Apps" -> swipe or scroll right and choose "Control Panel" (under Windows System section) -> Hardware and Sound -> Device Manager

  • In Windows 7, click Start -> Control Panel -> Hardware and Sound -> Device Manager

  • In Windows Vista, click Start -> Control Panel -> System and Maintenance -> Device Manager

  • In Windows XP, click Start -> Control Panel -> Performance and Maintenance -> System -> Hardware tab -> Device Manager button

How to Install a driver from Device Manager

  1. Locate the device and model that is having the issue and double-click on it to open the Properties dialog box.

  2. Select the Driver tab.

  3. Click the Update Driver button and follow the instructions.

In most cases, you will need to reboot your computer in order for the driver update to take effect.

Tech Tip: Driver downloads and updates come in a variety of file formats with different file extensions. For example, you may have downloaded an EXE, INF, ZIP, or SYS file. Each file type has a slighty different installation procedure to follow.

For more help, visit our Driver Support Page for step-by-step videos on how to install drivers for every file type.

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