Dell Inspiron 5100 Driver Download (Official)

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The Inspiron 5100 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 update - "R53005.EXE" - has an average rating of 5 out of 5 stars based on 10 reviews, and has been downloaded 236 times. It has been installed successfully by our users on PCs running Windows XP. The total disk space used for this update is 1.3 MB.

10 Ratings

Supported Models

Inspiron 5100


TrueMobile 1180 Internal 802.11b Mini-PCI Card




Supported Operating Systems

Windows XP, Windows 2000

File Name

Versions, A01 (3-Mar-2003)

Additional Notes

Network: Dell True Mobile 1180 Internal 802.11b Mini-PCI Card, Driver, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Multi Language, Inspiron 1100/5100, v., A01

Dell TrueMobile 1180 802.11b Mini-PCI card driver and configuration utility version A01 (3.10.8

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
layout.bin 417 bytes 29 Oct 2002 7.4 KB 27 Nov 2002
Setup.ini 5.3 KB 29 Oct 2002
bcmwl5.inf 6.4 KB 2 Oct 2002
Setup.exe 56.3 KB 29 Oct 2002
bcmwlhom.exe 45.1 KB 29 Oct 2002
bcmwltry.exe 118.8 KB 29 Oct 2002
ikernel.ex_ 344.9 KB 29 Oct 2002
bcmwlntp.sys 3.1 KB 29 Oct 2002
Version.txt 394 bytes 30 Nov 2002
wltrysvc.exe 45.1 KB 29 Oct 2002
bcmwlhom.ini 4.1 KB 29 Oct 2002
bcmwlcpl.cpl 151.6 KB 29 Oct 2002 467.6 KB 29 Oct 2002
bcmwlu00.exe 77.8 KB 29 Oct 2002
setup.log 164 bytes 29 Oct 2002 512 bytes 29 Oct 2002
bcmwld2k.exe 45.1 KB 29 Oct 2002
bcm42rly.vxd 13.4 KB 29 Oct 2002
bcmwl5.sys 163.5 KB 4 Oct 2002

How to Update Inspiron 5100 Device Drivers Quickly & Easily

Step 1 - Download Your Driver

To get the Inspiron 5100 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 Inspiron 5100 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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