Broadcom 802.11a Network Adapter

Category: Network and modem
Manufacturer: Broadcom
Caution Level: Safe
Download File Size: 6.48MB
Operating System: Windows 2003, Windows 95, Windows NT, Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows 98
Latest Version / Release Date: / 21 Dec 2004

Windows device driver information for Broadcom 802.11a Network Adapter

The Broadcom 802.11a is a network adapter device. This device interfaces a computer to a network. Modern network adapter hardware is present in several forms. This is usually found on PCI Ethernet cards or PCMCIA devices such as credit cards, PC Card adapters and USB devices. Network adapters can also be used in wireless systems. On the other hand, some wireless network adapter mechanisms used for laptop computers are integrated circuit chips that are already pre-installed inside the computer. All network adapters, wired or wireless, cater to Windows and other operating systems. This device can be set up by using a piece of software known as a 'device driver.' These drivers enable application software to communicate with the adapter hardware. These are installed automatically when the adapter hardware is first turned on. Some network adapters are purely software packages that imitate the functions of a network card. This is known as virtual private networking or VPN.

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The Broadcom 802.11a Network Adapter driver is a 6.48MB file that was made available for consumers on December 21, 2004. It is recommended that drivers should be updated in order to ensure that the device it supports works properly when connected to a computer. The Broadcom 802.11a Network Adapter driver’s latest version is The software is compatible with the following driver models: Windows 2003, Windows 95, Windows NT, Windows XP, Windows 2000, and Windows 98. The package also supports the following driver models: Broadcom 802.11g Network Adapter, Broadcom 802.11b Network Adapter, Broadcom 802.11a Network Adapter, Broadcom 802.11 Multiband Network Adapter, and Broadcom 802.11b PCMCIA Network Adapter. The device and its driver are both provided by the company Broadcom. The company is a top player in the semiconductor, wired, and wireless communications industry. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and Broadcom 802.11a Network Adapter errors before installing any driver updates.