Dell R50542 Driver Download (Official)

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The R50542 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. Visitors have downloaded this file "R50542.EXE" 458 times with an aggregate rating of 4 out of 5 stars based on 5 reviews. Our users report success installing this driver update on PCs running Windows XP. The total disk space used for this update is 7.7 MB.

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Supported Models


Dell TrueMobile 1180 Wireless USB Adapter



Supported Operating Systems

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

File Name

Versions (2002-07-26) via .inf

Additional Notes


Network Driver File

Uploaded By

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

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Driver Contents File List

The following files are found inside the driver download file.

Name Size Date
Utils/WinXP/PRISMIOC.VXD 25.3 KB 20 Oct 2001
Utils/WinXP/PRISMR16.DLL 42.9 KB 20 Oct 2001
Utils/WinXP/PRISMUSB.sys 603.2 KB 23 Jul 2002
Utils/WinXP/GEMWEP.dll 110.6 KB 5 Aug 2002
Utils/WinXP/MSMASK32.OCX 166.6 KB 21 May 2000
Utils/WinXP/PCARmDrv.exe 32.8 KB 15 Oct 2000
Utils/WinXP/Intersil.dll 464.9 KB 5 Aug 2002
Utils/WinXP/WLAN_Cfg.exe 1.3 MB 9 Aug 2002
Utils/WinXP/PCANDIS5.SYS 16.3 KB 18 Apr 2001
Utils/WinXP/W32N50.dll 61.4 KB 20 Apr 2001
Utils/WinXP/atheros.dll 404.0 KB 19 Mar 2002
Utils/WinXP/PCANDIS4.SYS 16.1 KB 18 Apr 2001
Utils/WinXP/Sockdll.dll 127.0 KB 2 Jul 2002
Utils/WinXP/atmel.dll 397.8 KB 17 Apr 2002
Utils/WinXP/PRISMIOC.dll 77.8 KB 31 Jul 2002
Utils/WinXP/PCANDIS3.VXD 16.1 KB 15 Apr 2002
Utils/WinXP/Dell.ini 57.3 KB 9 Aug 2002
Install/layout.bin 438 bytes 14 Sep 2002
Install/Setup.ini 142 bytes 14 Sep 2002
Install/Setup.exe 56.3 KB 4 Sep 2001
Install/ikernel.ex_ 344.9 KB 4 Sep 2001
Install/DELREMOV.dll 41.0 KB 5 Mar 2002
Install/ 471.4 KB 14 Sep 2002
Install/ 4.4 MB 14 Sep 2002
Winxp/DELUSB_51.sys 606.2 KB 9 Aug 2002
Winxp/NETDELUS.CAT 7.2 KB 14 Aug 2002
Winxp/DELUSB_5.sys 606.8 KB 8 Aug 2002
Winxp/NETDELUS.inf 10.1 KB 8 Aug 2002

How to Update R50542 Device Drivers Quickly & Easily

Step 1 - Download Your Driver

To get the R50542 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 R50542 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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