June 30th, 8. Discussion topics include hardware component and upgrades, ultrabooks , gaming laptops, Netbooks , and laptops accessories and much more. These would either be an Atheros or Broadcom driver. For previous versions of Ubuntu, it’s OK to use ndiswrapper with the closed-source driver, as it is the only option no open-source driver possible. Please try again now or at a later time.

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Acer Aspire 5100 Broadcom wireless XP problem

Why did you downvote me? Look at the Security used on the Router.

June 29th, 5. Ubuntu wont connect to wireless internet Well for some reason i did the lspci grep Network again and i got this Code:. What is the output from: Post as a guest Name. Click on the driver tab at the top, then click update driver.

You’ll probably find that as you are logging in with an unauthorised computer you need to set up the WiFi connection to accept some MAC Addressing or something similar.

Can you give me the name of the opensource broadcom driver? By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies.


This is the last release for the Acer software updater. The driver update option on the notebook said no updates available. I am not sure if it the problem is Vista or my new laptop. Ubuntu has an excellent step-by-step wigeless trouble shooting guide.

Promote cracked software, or other illegal content Offensive: Last Jump to page: This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff. You are posting a reply to: Do not post advertisements, offensive material, profanity, or personal attacks. You broxdcom reporting the following post: Double click on network adapters and double click the Atheros wireless network adapter.

You have 2 choices the first and most likely will be to post a question at the Vista Community Forum where the should have an answer even if it’s only Yes we are aware of this and currently working bradcom a fix.

Acer Wireless Driver

If you’re asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, asprie any other specifics related iwreless the problem. All these drivers had been released in December and are the latest drivers from Acer for this laptop. June 30th, 7. The Laptop is an Acer Extensaand the network adapter is Broadcom Discussion topics include hardware component and upgrades, ultrabooksgaming laptops, Netbooksand laptops accessories and much more.


Acer Aspire Broadcom wireless XP problem – Forums – CNET

Track this discussion and awpire me when there are updates. For reasons I can not understand network manager does not work on some machines including my netbook. You will note that this is a Windows 8.

It took me a while to figure it out, but I think this is wirelesss solution. June 30th, 8. All submitted content is subject to our Terms Of Use.

The answer given resolves the issue specific for Broadcom BCM These drivers should work on both the 64bit as well as the 32bit operating systems.