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Use driver without Dell Wireless Utility

I have a Dell Inspiron 1501 and when downloading the driver for the Dell  Wireless 1390 WLAN Mini-Card the only option that http://support.dell.com offers is the driver and utility in one executable. I would like to have this piece of hardware installed only with the driver and no utility.

Thanks!
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johnb6767Commented:
Just use start>run>mcsonfig, and see if you can stop the Dell app from launching... The driver will still be in tact...

Might need to make sure the Windows Wireless Zero Configuration Service is enabled, and set to Auto.....

Start>run>services.msc, and go all teh way to the bottom.....
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Darr247Commented:
After it installs, just right-click the wireless 'step' bars in the notification tray, click Open Utility, then uncheck the box next to ''Let this tool manage your wireless networks'', Apply, then OK.

Now open windows' Network Connections, right-click the wireless adapter and choose View Available Wireless Networks. If it still says ''windows can't control this wireless connection'', reboot and check it again. As johnb6767 said, disabling the Dell WLAN utility doesn't kill the driver.
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tadduciCommented:
my option to uncheck is grey'ed out.
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johnb6767Commented:
Are you successfully using the Windows Service though?
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tadduciCommented:
When I start the wireless zero configuration service which is set to automatic the option is still grayed out. With a reboot the process repeats itself so there is no permanent fix as far as I can see.

Thanks.
Tony
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johnb6767Commented:
If you uninstall the util does it remove the drivers as well?
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tadduciCommented:
that is what I keep hearing to do so I am going to call dell and see if that is the preferred method. thanks.
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