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LAN Express IEEE 802.11 Driver for Microsoft® Windows XP
LAN Express IEEE 802.11 Driver for Microsoft® Windows XP

This package contains a update for the LAN express 802.11 driver for Microsoft Windows XP. This driver update solves a problem where the connection could sometimes be dropped during the transfer of large files.

This software applies to:


HP Omnibook xt1000 series
HP Omnibook XE3-GF
HP Pavilion notebook pc zt1000
HP Pavilion notebook pc N54XX-GF

Operating system(s):

Microsoft Windows XP


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File name: HP_WLAN.EXE

File name:

  1. Double-click Control Panel.
  2. Double-click System.
  3. Select Hardware tab.
  4. Double-click Device Manager.
  5. Double-click Network devices.
  6. Right-click LAN Express IEEE 802.11 PCI Adapter.
  7. Click Properties.
  8. Click the Driver tab.
  9. Driver Version filed displays current driver version. If the driver version displayed is or higher, this update is not required.

This software is made available on the Web only.

Detailed description

This package contains all files required for the LAN Express Wireless driver

  1. Connection drop problem for large file transfer.
  2. Network Property dialog was being disappeared unexpectedly.


Installation instructions

Installation steps


Execute "HP_WLAN.EXE".

1. A Welcome screen appears in which the installation steps are described. Press Next.

2. The InstallShield displays a "Choose Destination Location" dialog. The default destination folder is "C:\Program Files\HP\Wireless\802_11\UPDATE." You can press Browse to change to different folder.

3. Press Next button to continue.

4. InstallShield copies all necessary files on your system, then a dialog containing the message "InstallShield Wizard Complete" appears. Press Finish button to continue.


Name of step 2

1. To complete the update for your HP Wireless LAN driver execute the file SETUP.EXE from the directory into which InstallSheild copied the files. This would default to "C:\Program Files\HP\Wireless\802_11\UPDATE."

2. A dialog box appears with the choices Modify, Repair and remove. Select Repair, then select Next.

3. Setup performs some operations (such as registry setup), then a dialog appears to ask you whether you want to reboot now or later. It is required to reboot your system for the changes to take effect. If you do not want to reboot now, select I will reboot my computer later. Press Finish and the installation is complete.

This update is only for systems that have the 802.11 Wireless option installed.

Uninstallation instructions

The driver is not uninstalled. You can "rollback" to the previous version of the driver



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Release details

File name:
HP_WLAN.exe [1/1, 2.29M]
Microsoft Windows XP Professional
Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
Microsoft Windows XP

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