Applies to
Proxim ORiNOCO 842x-WD 802.11b USB Adapter

8424-WD (Gold) and 8425-WD (Silver)

Windows XP, Windows 98 SE, Windows 98, Windows ME, Windows 2000

Proxim Wireless


5.97 MB

Driver Date & Version
9/22/2003 (rev. 2.1.0)


Both Proxim 8424-WD (Gold) and 8425-WD (Silver) USB wireless network cards are using ORiNOCO 842x-WD 802.11b USB Wireless LAN chipsets. Proxim 8424 and 8425 share the same Windows XP drivers.

Inside the zip file ( you will find the Quick Start PDF, User Guide PDF as well as the Windows driver in /proxim-8425/Driver folder.

Proxim 8425-WD Windows XP Driver Installation Steps

  1. Run [Setup.exe]. InstallShield displays the dialog message

    Welcome to the installShield Wizard for ORiNOCO 802.11b USB.

    Press [Next] button to continue.

  2. InstallShield then displays the LICENSE AGREEMENT dialog. Press [Yes] button if you agree to the LICENSE.
  3. InstallShield displays a [Choose Destination Location] dialog.

    The default destination folder is [C:/Program Files/ORiNOCO/ComboCard 11b USB]. You can press [Browse] to change to different folder. After that, press [Next] button to continue.

  4. InstallShield copies all necessary files on your system, then a dialog contains message [InstallShield Wizard Complete] appears. Press [Finish] button to continue.
  5. InstallShield performs some operations(such as registry setup), then a dialog appears to ask you whether you want to reboot now or later.

    t is required to reboot your system. If you dont want to reboot now, choose [I will reboot my computer later]. Press [Finish] and the installation is complete.

  6. You have finished installing [Proxim 8425 ORiNOCO 802.11b USB] on your computer.

Download Proxim 8425-WD USB Adapter Driver 2.1.0 Windows XP here.

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