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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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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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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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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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Laptop, Windows 7, WLAN 5 GHz capable?

I have a Windows 7 laptop which does not show 5 GHz wireless lans in the wireless network settings. How can I find out if the 5 GHz range is just not configured (i.e. switched on) or if this is not ...
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Have: Debian - Doesn't work: Internet - Need: make or automake

I recently installed Debian Lenny 5.0.3 on a macbook (black, model 4,1). The system seems to work. However, I found out that my ethernet port is not working (I have only used wireless so far), and ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Will Bluetooth hands-free drivers be installed if BT stack doesn't support A2DP?

I have a hands-free device which has no problems being paired with windows and I can set it to be the default sound output device, I don't actually hear anything on the unit, but it worked fine with ...
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Getting Internet to run with Inspiron 1525 in Linux Mint 11

I have tried installing the drivers with that one click option they promote but it doesn't pull up the broadcom drivers it needs.
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Packet loss with Broadcom wireless and Ubuntu

I have a machine with Ubuntu 9.04 and a Broadcom BCM4306 wireless card which has been running quite happily for many months with the b43legacy driver that's suggested by Hardware Drivers. Suddenly, I'...
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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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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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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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Connect to the same network via more then one interface

Is there a way to get my organization's DHCP to assign my computer multiple IP addresses, then balance my traffic over all of them? (i.e., get a high downstream while not raising red flags)
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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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eMachines Broadcom wireless can't connect in windows 7

I have a eMachines netbook M350. It came with Windows 7 Starter installed. Recently, I reinstalled a fresh copy of Win 7 Ultimate, downloaded the wireless drivers from the manufacturer's page, and ...
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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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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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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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How to uninstall driver forcefully

I have a Broadcom 440x 10/100 Integrated Controller Ethernet card whose driver I need to uninstall, whenever I go to Add/Remove programs to uninstall the driver, I get "Fatal Error during Installation....
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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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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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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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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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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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Where to get wireless driver for Ubuntu

Does anybody know where I can get broadcom wlan 1397 half minicard 4312bg drivers for ubuntu?
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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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How to install wireless drivers without internet access?

I have a wireless card that needs the Broadcom B4311 Rev. 1 driver but I don't have a way to download that driver since I don't have wireless access since the driver isn't installed. I'm running ...
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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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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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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 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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Wireless card issues with Ubuntu and Broadcom bc4312

So I have a Dell Inspiron 1526 that has a broadcom bcm4312 wireless card. I installed Ubuntu and (big surprise) the wireless card isn't working. No problem for a hot shot like me who has fixed this ...
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no internet - broadcom NetXtreme BCM755 linux

i have opensuse 11.0 on a PC with Broadcom NetXtreme BCM 755 ethernet adapter. i am not able to connect to the internet. what could be the problems. how to solve it?
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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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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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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/...