Furthermore, there’s a possibility that the bcmwl5a. The file is then saved with a. Click Programs and Features. These INF error messages can appear during program installation, while a bcmwl5a. System File Checker is a handy tool included with Windows that allows you scan for and restore corruptions in Windows system files including those related to bcmwl5a. Are you using the 64bit version? Michael has written more than 10, articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics drivers, and other topics.

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Click Programs and Features. Hi all, I am trying to get my USB wifi dongle to work. Broadcom Corporation BCM If you don’t Use ndiswrapper e to erase remove the offending driver. Results 1 to 6 of 6 Thread: Use Registry Editor at your own risk. SYS they installed OK! Broadcom bcm driver issues with Ubuntu 7.

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You are downloading trial software. The latest known version of Bcmwl5a. This WiFi card appears to use a Broadcom chip so the drivers aren’t going to be great.

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Sometimes resolving your INF problems may be as simple as updating Windows with the latest Service Pack or other patch that Microsoft releases on an ongoing basis. Unhappy Ndiswrapper “Invalid driver” error – but it worked before i switched distros!

Last edited by eskiled; at Unknown device Flags: I did try ndiswrapper in openSUSE but it doesn’t work for the I suspect that the reason it was easy to install Linux driver on Karmic Ubuntu is Karmic’s latest version of the latest Ralink driver error: Install Then download the driver you need you can probably get it from your manufacturer’s website.

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Basically just had to open a terminal in the folder the driver was at, type in “ndiswrapper -i test. Hi kite14, Thanks for your info. Jay Geater Last Updated: I recently tried ndiswrapper in my ubuntu installation, and twice, it said that the driver is invalid, even though it is the bcmwla that came with the. With updated device drivers, you can finally unlock new hardware features and improve the speed and performance of your PC. Instructions for Windows XP: Hierboven waarschijnlijk alleen TKIP?


Results 1 to 6 of 6. In addition, malware infection may have corrupted the registry entries associated with Gateway Drivers. I also have a wired connection to my router which works fine.

MepisDebian Posts: If you want to use ndiswrapper, you must unload the alternate driver in this case bcm43xx e. Quite simply, if Windows cannot properly load your Bcmwl5a.

Using a Windows driver inside of Linux may also give you faster transfer be able to get the card working with a Windows driver and ndiswrapper. We must emphasize that reinstalling Windows will be a very time-consuming and advanced task to resolve bcmwl5a. Look forward to hearing how I may go forwards with this