By enabling it the connection came back on. After you have found the right driver for your device and operating system, follow these simple instructions to install it. I will post the information that I just came across on the Broadcom Support Forum: Thanks for marking this as the answer. It just seems to be hit and miss. The wireless computers are keeping the connection just fine from the router. It is a software utility that will find the right driver for you – automatically.

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I have checked for updated drivers as suggested and all are up to date. In reply to GeorgeDyer’s post on October 22, It might be possible that the issue is occurring due to Bad switch port or loose cable connection. You may winndows try updating the network adapter drivers installed on the computer by visiting the manufacturer’s website.


Well, it took just over 1. I posted this in the Discussion forum.

This time the Device driver showed that the Broadcom Netlink Gigabit Ethernet adapter was still connected. Win Vista File Version: Usually, when I’m in the middle of some work, the connection on the desktop will fail. Perhaps some good news Tell us about your experience with our site.

All of my broadcok machines that are not running 8. Browse the list below to find the driver that meets your needs. In reply to Edbro9’s post on October 24, By enabling it the connection came back on.

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Tech support scams are an industry-wide issue where scammers attempt to trick you into paying for unnecessary technical support services. ChaoDu Replied on November 9, NTaker Replied on October 22, I will update this post when the software is available on the Broadcom web site. Wihdows maintains an extensive archive of Windows drivers available for free download. In my situation, I found by re-installing the driver that I had for Win 8.


A search for drivers shows there is nothing newer than what is already installed. GeorgeDyer Replied on October 22, Visit our Driver Support Page for helpful step-by-step videos.

Double click the driver download to extract it.

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It is a software utility that will find the right driver for you – automatically. I am having the same issue and it is driving me crazy.

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Follow the directions on the installation program screen. It worked perfectly in Windows 8 but ever since i upgraded to 8. Anannya Podder Replied on January 24, Version New File Size: Dell s, the same problem.