Message 7 of My Linux Mint I hope you can help, as I just checked and that is th only one I need now! Ok so the driver you gave me for the Ethernet cord plug in worked. I do appriciate any more input, would love to figure out the problem before I give it back to the owner.

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– Broadcom BCM wireless not working on an HP Pavilion dv – Ask Ubuntu

Message 3 of This package contains the HP Wireless Assistant. I need to find a Broadcom The laptop its self’s product key is for Vista and not XP. Last edited by dolphans1; at It did have windows xp wirelews on it and I removed it.

All times are GMT The wireless driver you gave me does not seem to be doing anything. Since that is missing and there is no wireless card showing up under the network lsn device manager category and the wireless assistant software did not turn the device on I assume you opened the program and tried the “turn on” software buttonthen your notebook has suffered a very common ailment with the motherboard.


[ubuntu] HP Pavilion dv wireless problems

Join Date Aug Beans 2. Click Here to receive this Complete Guide absolutely free. Unless you were lucky and just accidentally switched off the wireless card, then if you want to continue using that notebook wirelessly, you will need to purchase an external usb wireless network adapter. So I go to Hp’s website and search the laptop’s product name then find the drivers but these drivers are for windows vista.

HP Pavilion DV 2000 XP drivers

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Setting up bfwcutter 1: Message 8 of Unless as you say there was a problem with this unit loosing connection to the motherboard. This package contains the software required to support the HP Integrated Module with Bluetooth D2000 Technology in the supported notebook models and operating systems.

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OS is Windows 7 Ultimate 32Bit. Not sure how I did it, but that link you gave me worked great! Upgrading to Windows 7 may difficult or impossible. I don’t have linux-firmware-nonfree installed; only linux-firmware.

The other drivers you need are these: Does wireless now show in DM? Message 4 of I tried to do a search for drivers within the operating system itself and thought for sure Mint Linux would auto detect it.

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So far, I’ve gone to Hardware Drivers, and it says I have a Broadcom driver installed, but not active. Find the network controller device, click on that, and then click on the Details tab at the top of the Network Controller device window.

Just make sure you didn’t inadvertently slide the wireless switch off on the left front edge of the notebook.