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Broadcom is a manufacturer of networking and communications Integrated Circuitss for data, voice, and video applications.

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Broadcom Wifi Driver Issues ; Can't Understand Errors, Confused

Macbook Air 2017 13", Broadcom bmc4360 rev03 (14e443a0) card Read the Arch Wiki on Broadcom Wireless and found "broadcom-wl" would work. Would prefer to use DKMS version, but have tried ...
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Wifi stops working, X starts lagging randomly / pending scan trigger

I have a problem with my Wifi on my MacBookPro 9,2 and NixOS 20.09: The Wifi stops working randomly (randomly means: It happens every few days, sometimes multiple times a day, after some time of ...
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Lenovo Yoga pro 3 freeze while connected to wifi

I purchased a lenovo yoga pro 3 and I have a huge number of problems that I'm not sure how to fix. I installed Linux Mint 20 cinamon. uname -a Linux bibi-ypga 5.4.0-56-generic #62-Ubuntu SMP Mon Nov ...
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Install SAS PCI adapter on Ubuntu Server 20.04

I have some difficulties to install a LSI 3081e SAS adapter. I am not even sure that it is possible on a Ubuntu server 20.04 as the card is quite old. The card seems to be listed in /sys/devices (I ...
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Multiple Issues with Broadcom 4350 Wireless Adapter Windows 10

My brother reported a problem yesterday with his laptop and asked me to take a look. The laptop is a Lenovo YOGA 710-14ISK. His initial report was that he did a windows update on Saturday (18 April) ...
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Internet/Wifi on laptop drops connection periodically

I have recently installed Ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS on my laptop, Lenovo Y50-70. I noticed, that my internet connection (regarding whether it is wifi or cable) drops from time to time and then reconnects. No ...
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Wifi gone from laptop - weird adventure continues

I have posted, twice, about WiFi failure on my Toshiba Satellite C850 19Q running Win10x64 Home. I didn't get help that answered my problem, so bought a new chip from Broadcom. Even after buying ...
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excessively print the kernel log bnx2x: [bnx2x_get_regs:987(eth2)]Generating register dump. Might trigger harmless GRC timeouts

My server print the log about "bnx2x: [bnx2x_get_regs:987(eth*)]Generating register dump. Might trigger harmless GRC timeouts" every hour. It has started today and continues print the log every hour. ...
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Dell XPS 13 Not Discovering any Wifi Networks

So my wifi just died randomly this morning and I haven't been able to get it back would appreciate any help I can get. I have been following this link with little to no success https://askubuntu.com/...
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XPS 13 brcmfmac BRCMF_C_GET_ASSOCLIST unsupported

First, I'd just like to point out that this question has also been asked at the Arch forums without success. Further context might be obtained from that short thread. I'm posting here to broaden the ...
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Bluetooth audio skipping while wifi active

I've a bluetooth speaker and got it to work. But audio is terrible, skips lots of times: Aug 28 21:02:25 test pulseaudio[2537]: [bluetooth] module-bluez5-device.c: Skipping 309976 us (= 54676 bytes) ...
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where can I get driver for dell latitude d530 WIndows XP

I have a Dell Latitude D530, with Windows XP Professional SP3 installed, on which I can't get the Ethernet Controller working. The wireless network connection works fine. This particular machine dual ...
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HP laptop can't turn on WiFi

I've a HP G42 laptop. Normally I use Internet using WiFi. It has a Broadcom 802.11n network adapter. Today I was browsing and suddenly my PC restarted, after that I tried to turn on WiFi but it won'...
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Change Windows 10 MAC Address on a MacBook Pro using BootCamp

I have Windows 10 Home installed on my Mid 2015 15' MacBook Pro. It has the broadcom wifi card. When I change the driver properties, more specifically the Locally Administered MAC, the actual ...
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wlan0 - b43 - not being recognized (model - BCM4311)

wlan0 - b43 - not being recognized (model - Broadcom BCM4311) Here's the output after running wifi-menu: n180211: Could not set interface'wlan0' UP Could not set interface wlan0 flags (UP): No such ...
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Dell XPS 13 Broadcom PCIe wireless card not recognized

Setting up a fresh Debian install (testing), I ran into issues with my network card. Because my laptop was originally a Windows one, I don't have the Intel network card but am stuck with the Broadcom ...
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Network adapters not working

After restarting my pc today I saw the Ethernet symbol in the task bar with the wireless symbol gone . After checking I found that the wlan driver was not there under the network adapter in device ...
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Linux Can't Detect Wllan0

I Can't Connect To Wifi When I Type ifconfig wlan0 up it shows wlan0: ERROR while getting interface flags: No such device i tried solutions like re-installing firmware-b43-installer , installing wicd ...
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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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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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Driver issues with Broadcom 802.11n adapter on HP Pavilion 15

Ok guys, I specifically signed up to this website due to a major (I hope not though) problem, seeing answers come close but not yet manage to solve my problem. I have a relatively new Hewlett ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...