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Wifi connected, but no connection between a specific laptop/AP

I have a working wifi network, the access point is a Bbox (from the french operator Bouygues). Several devices are connected to it: 2 Android phones and 2 laptops. I recently bought a new laptop (HP ...
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Setting up a hotspot with hostapd

I've been using the steps described here to set up a wireless hotspot: How to turn my Linux netbook into WiFi AP But when I type: /etc/init.d/hostapd start on the commande line, I get the reply ...
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Wi-Fi card not recognized by kali linux 2.0

My wifi card is not detected by the latest version of Kali (I downloded it yesterday) Network controller: Broadcom Corporation BCM43142 802.11b/g/n (rev 01) Ethernet controller: Realtek Semiconductor ...
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Disable Upon Wired Connect doesn't disconnect WiFi when connecting to wired network

The Broadcom drivers of my wireless card have a nice feature "Disable Upon Wired Connect" which worked fine previously. It suddenly stopped working and as a result I am connect to both wired and ...
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Alternative Bluetooth Stacks for Windows 7 64bit

I have a notebook with an inbuilt Broadcom BCM2046 bluetooth adapter and several bluetooth HID-devices (mice, keyboards etc.) The operating system is Windows 7 64 bit Professional. The HID-devices ...
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Windows 10 Internet randomly disconnecting

I recently did a Fresh Install of Windows 10 about a week ago now, all was fine up until last night where my internet started randomly disconnecting every 2 minutes and then it eventually spanned out ...
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Dell e6530 wireless keeps disconnecting on Windows 8.1

I have a Dell e6530 64 Bit with Windows 8.1 and about every 20 Minutes my wireless disconnects even though I am in the same room as the router. I have full signal strength and my colleage does not ...
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I recently got a Lenovo Ideapad (S10-3t) and I don't know where to get Wi-Fi drivers

It came with Windows 7 Starter on it and I just upgraded to Ultimate. Both 32bit. I know it's a Broadcom card, but I'm not sure how to find the model number (I'll post it if someone can tell me how). ...
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Broadcom 43142 Bluetooth not working

I am using a Lenovo B590 running Debian Jessie ❆ ~ け (ke) ➭ lsusb Bus 004 Device 004: ID 058f:6366 Alcor Micro Corp. Multi Flash Reader Bus 004 Device 003: ID 2516:0004 Bus 004 Device 002: ID 8087:...
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BCM4331 Installation issues on FreeBSD 10.2

I have been unable to find the 'right' 64-bit XP drivers to use ndisgen to create a working module -- I can get it to recognize the card but it has exit errors there are always IRQ and memory leak ...
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Multiple USB wireless devices? (linux)

I have a broadcom wireless card in my laptop and as far as I know, it acts as an USB device. I also have one USB stick wireless device (TL-WN422G - uses ath9k_htc driver) which I want to use at the ...
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Timed out when pinging on one network but not another

I'm using a Broadcom 802.11ac network adapter. When I use one home network by Cincinnati Bell on a ZyXEL router, it works fine. No time outs. But when I use our other home network, an ARRIS TG1672(I ...
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CentOS fails to connect to the WPA/WPA2 encrypted Wireless LAN Network

I'm trying to connect to the WPA/WPA2 encrypted Wireless LAN Network.However,I faied to connect, actually the password is not incorrect but the CentOS always remind me to verify the password. I ...
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Why am I experiencing different Wi-Fi connection speeds between two different laptops connected to the same router?

I have just recently bought a HP 15-ac098TU laptop and installed Windows 8.1 x64.the wireless card is: Cbt BCM943142HM 1x1BGN+BT4.0 HMC. Currently the device manager show me two possible drivers to ...
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Error in installing broadcom driver in kali linux 2.0

I'm newbie to kali-linux. My wifi driver was not working. So I searched for it on google, though I got the set but I'm getting error like this. cc1: some warnings being treated as errors /usr/src/...
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Toshiba Satellite L655 always shows Limited access when connected to Wifi

My Toshiba Laptop Satellite L655-1HE is always showing Limited when I connect to wifi in my windows 8.1. And i am not able to connect to internet. I downloaded almost all drivers in net. As of now I ...
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unable to get wifi adapter compaq nc6120 working

Problem is solved. on the bottem is the solution for my problem. Original Question: I have an Compaq nc6120 notebook. It has an onboard wifi adapter but I cannot get it working / installed. I ...
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Mini PCIe WiFi/Bluetooth adapter for Windows 10 [closed]

I'm having difficulty getting an ASUS Mini PCIe WiFi/Bluetooth adapter working in Windows 10 (x64), not sure what the model of the card is but it is using a Broadcom bcm4352 chipset. I can't find a ...
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Broadcom wireless network card can't see any networks

I have a fresh install of FC21 on a new box with a Broadcom wifi card. It took me a while but (I think) I finally have the right drivers installed (kmod-wl from rpmfusion) and NetworkManager is ...
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Wi-Fi is slow only on Acer laptop but works great on Android mobile and iPad

I have a Windows 8.1 Acer laptop. I recently got an Wi-Fi connection at home. The Wi-Fi speed is really fast on my Android mobile and my ipad. Only on my laptop is the Wi-Fi slow. YouTube videos keep ...
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wireless network not working, interface (wlan0) missing

I am a total linux beginner and running Linux Mint 17 Qiana on a Dell Latitude D520. Because I can't connect to any wireless notwork, I tried to configure some hardware stuff I barely understand: ...
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bcm4331 (wifi) doesn't work on FreeBSD 10.1

I've installed FreeBSD 10.1 on my MacBook Pro Mid 2012 (MacBook Pro 9.2). Everything works pretty good, except Wifi interface (bcm4331). FreeBSD has two modules - bwi-firmware-kmod and bwn-firmware-...
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Broadcom bluetooth driver for Windows 7 on MacBook Pro

I have installed Windows 7 on MacBook Pro using BootCamp. Usually when turning my Bluetooth headset on and trying to pair it with Mac for the first time, Windows fails to install the drivers and opens ...
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Broadcom 802.11n won't connect to home network

This has been very frustrating. I have updated firmware on my old router. I updated bios. Uninstalled wireless card and rebooted. Updated wireless driver. Bought a new router. I get ip address and ...
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Debian installer hangs on network hardware detection due to Broadcom wlan chip

I'm trying to net-install Debian testing (Jessie) on a laptop but I always get stuck during the network hardware detection. Specifically, the last line I read in the syslog is that the firmware for ...
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Linux driver for Broadcom BCM943228HMB

How do I install broadcom BCM943228HMB 802.11abgn 2x2 WiFi Adapter driver in Linux? My OS is Ubuntu 14.04. My previous laptop had a Qaulcomm Atheros AR9285 802.11b/g/n WiFi Adapter and Ubuntu could ...
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Not able to turn on wifi after reboot

I have Acer Aspire 5560G laptop. I've been using it with wifi networks for a while. Anyway, once I left it in suspended mode, then switched it off by long-pressing power button and after booting again ...
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Weird IP in Linux Mint 17

I installed Linux Mint over a shared Ethernet connection from my laptop and installed my Broadcom Drivers over that shared ethernet connection, and I noticed that my Linux box is on the wrong gateway. ...
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Windows 7 repeatedly disconnects from only one specific router

I have the Broadcom 4352 Wireless NIC. Very very often my Windows 7 laptop will lose internet connection but still be connected to the router. (Says router has no internet connection).Other devices ...
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network connection suddenly disconnected and disabled during large file transfer over the network

I am currently using windows 8.1 64 bit on my laptop. I have a working network setup and I can start to transfer some large (20+GB) files. However after a few minutes the network connection ...
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I can't get any internet connection on Crunchbang, how can I download and manually install the drivers?

I recently installed crunchbang on my Lenovo G505 Laptop, it uses broadcom drivers and I can't get any type of connection. I have tried connecting it with an ethernet cable every way that I could and ...
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Linux live cd with Broadcom Wi-fi support

I am looking for a live distro that has out of the box Broadcom wireless support. I am pretty happy with my Ubuntu installation and as long as I have an ethernet connection first time installed, I can ...
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No Wi-Fi after installing Ubuntu 10.04

I have an HP Pavilion dv6500 with a Broadcom 802.11g Network Adapter. I installed Ubuntu 10.04 and the Wi-Fi doesn't work. I am new to Linux. How do I go about troubleshooting/fixing this? Is there a ...
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Configure multiple VLAN on a Broadcom NetXtreme 57XX adapter

I'd like to use multiple VLAN on a Broadcom NetXtreme 57XX network adapter on Windows 7. I'm used to do it on *BSD, but I can't find how to do it on Windows. It's ok to set 1 VLAN on 1 adapter. I ...
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WiFi Slow Download speed, fast upload. Affects only one device

I am having a speed issue with my wireless connection - only on my laptop. All other devices are fine. Network configuration CISCO DPC3825 Cable Modem in bridge mode ASUS N56U Dual Band Router. ...
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My wifi is greyed out in windows 8

I have a HP DV6 7040 tx http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/product?product=5277771&lc=en&cc=in&dlc=en&os=4132&sw_lang= My wifi card is Broadcom bcm4313. My wifi was working fine ...
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Linux bcm43224 wifi adapter slows down a couple minutes after boot

I just installed Ubuntu on my mid 2012 MacBook Air. Everything worked out of the box, but the wifi is showing some weird behavior. When I first login it's really fast, loading google.com is near ...
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Monitor and injection support broadcom 4313

I have a laptop with the broadcom 4313 wifi card. So far I've tried 2 drivers - brcmsmac and wl. The first is an opensource one and the second is a closed source vendor one. With the brcmsmac I'm ...
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Broadcom 440x Ethernet NIC Drivers and Windows Home Server

I have installed Windows Home Server on an older Dell computer, and it uses a Broadcom 440x Ethernet NIC driver. I have tried all of the drivers listed on their drivers page to no luck. The error ...
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Poor Bluetooth audio quality and delays on Dell Latitude with Windows 7

I have been trying to use an LG Tone (HBS700) Bluetooth headset on Windows 7 with mixed results. The PC is a Dell Latitude E6320, and the Bluetooth adapter is the Dell Wireless 375 Bluetooth module ...
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Getting Wireless working on Dell Inspiron 1545 in Ubuntu 10.04?

I'm trying to install my wireless drivers (which uses a broadcom card). I tried to install them using the restricted drivers offered on my Ubuntu CD (since my only internet connection is public Wi-Fi)....
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Cannot get Broadcom wifi adapter to work under Windows 7

I have a Packard Bell EasyNote TV 11HC laptop. It has a Broadcom wifi adapter. It came with Linux and I bought Windows 7. After I installed Windows I can't get the wifi adapter to work. I tried to ...
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BSOD caused by bcmwl644.sys against Cisco WiFi

I have in front of me an Acer V5 171, it is running a clean install of Windows 7 X64 SP1 will all current hotfixes and updates, with the latest drivers from Acer the version of bcmwl664.sys is 5.100....
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connect nokia BH 505 with windows 7

I have tried on internet even blusolei as well but I am not able to connect my nokia bluetooth audio to windows 7 on my lenevo laptop G570.I have broadcom bluetooth drivers on my lenevo. can anyone ...
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BCM43XX WiFi driver in Debian Wheezy

The described method to get the WiFi working under Debian Wheezy (Broadcom BCM43XX) in the Debian Wiki worked for me… yesterday. After rebooting the computer (Lenovo IdeaPad S10 netbook) there is no ...
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Broadcom WLAN NIC Extremely Slow

I'm trying to diagnose whether my laptops wireless NIC is dying or I have some adverse setting on my router or computer When I'm connected to my router, my download is extremely slow. For awhile, I ...
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Dell Studio 15 Broadcom wireless drivers not working in Linux Mint

I installed Linux Mint 12 on my Dell Studio 15 and everything worked perfectly up until I tried updating the STA Driver for the Broadcom (BCM4312) wireless controller. I've tried these bash commands ...
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Broadcom Wireless on Debian doesn't work

I'm running Debian Linux on a MacBook4,1 with the legendary Broadcom wireless chipset. Before updating the kernel to 3.2.0.1, following this guide to set up wireless worked like a charm. However, ...
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Broadcom NetLink BCM5906M driver

I have bought a laptop HP 6715s today, but I'm not able to find the ethernet controller driver. The drivers from Broadcom and Google are not the same version and are not compatible. Can someone tell ...
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Why is Wireless Network Adapter being detected again intermittently?

My mother has a HP DV6000 series laptop, and we never used the wireless card before, but now I bought a WiFi router and would like to use it. The operating system is Windows 7 Home Premium and it's ...