Dell R48949 Driver Download (Official)

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Supported Models

R48949 Driver

Intel(R) PRO/Wireless 5000 LAN 3A Mini PCI Adapter Driver

Intel(R) PRO/Wireless 5000 LAN Cardbus Adapter Driver




Supported Operating Systems

Windows 2003, Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows NT4, Windows ME, Windows 98SE, Windows 98, Windows 95

File Name

R48949.EXE (3.1 MB)

Versions (2002-07-31) via .inf

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Uploader Notes


Network Driver File

Uploaded By

Satya (DG Staff Member) on 30-Jan-2005

Driver Contents File List

The following files are found inside the driver download file.

Name Size Date
PROSet.msi 3.3 MB 26 Sep 2002
WL5NDI.DLL 24.2 KB 26 Sep 2002
wl50nd5.sys 274.4 KB 26 Sep 2002 7.7 KB 26 Sep 2002
wl50nd5.inf 17.0 KB 26 Sep 2002
autorun.exe 741.4 KB 26 Sep 2002
AutoInstall.exe 90.1 KB 26 Sep 2002
wl5cfg.dll 286.7 KB 26 Sep 2002
readme.txt 8.3 KB 26 Sep 2002
Setup.exe 200.7 KB 26 Sep 2002
verfile.tic 13 bytes 26 Sep 2002
Version.txt 295 bytes 26 Sep 2002
autorun.inf 45 bytes 26 Sep 2002
Windows/Setup/Autorun.ini 2.6 KB 26 Sep 2002

How to Update R48949 Device Drivers Quickly & Easily

Step 1 - Download Your Driver

To get the R48949 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 R48949 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 Driver Update Utility for R48949. 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 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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