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how do i get the xp drivers for broadcom WiFi?

i have an acer aspire 5732z notebook and i am installing windows xp on it. i got all the drivers but i couldnt find the wireless driver. i used http://www.pcidatabase.com/search.php?device_search_str=...
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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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Dell Broadcom Wireless Issues (Windows XP)

I got a Dell Inspiron 1501 (one of the AMD based models, circa June 2007) that I reinstalled Windows on, and now have wireless connection issues. The rundown, I installed a fresh copy of Windows XP ...
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Ubuntu 9.10 broadcom 4312 off at boot

The card uses a momentary switch to turn on at and off and it doesn't work. I read that there is a way to have the card turn on by default on boot but I can't figure out how to do it. Any help is ...
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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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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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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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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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Symantec Endpoint Protection 11 Issues

SEP 11 is preventing me from using a couple of utilities on a Windows 2008 R2 64 bit server. Mainly Broadcom NIC utility for NIC teaming. I find if I configure the server the way I want and then ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...