Category: Network and Modems
Manufacturer: Broadcom Corporation
Caution Level: Safe
Download File Size: 47.03 Mb
Operating System: Windows 98, Windows 2000, Windows NT, Windows XP
Latest Version / Release Date: 9.5.8. / 12 Feb 2009
Broadcom 802.11b/g WLAN is a Windows driver that controls the integration of system networks. The latest version produced by Broadcom is 9.5.8. This version is highly compatible with most Windows networks and facilitates the functioning of Local Area Networks (LANs) as well as Wide Area Networks (WANs). The problem with older version devices is that they can conflict with the Broadcom 802.11b/g WLAN driver and thus create an error in the system registry. Windows operating systems to be used with Broadcom 802.11b/g WLAN need to be updated within intervals of one month or as frequently as possible. In order for the Broadcom 802.11b/g WLAN to function properly, other drivers to be used with it must be chosen cautiously to ensure that they are fully compatible. Additionally, back up windows must be made each time a Broadcom 802.11b/g WLAN user wishes to make updates of any other Windows drivers.
Unless you update your drivers regularly you may face hardware performance issues.
To check your drivers you should manually verify every device on your system for driver updates
The following is a systematic guideline for the installation of the Broadcom 802.11b/g WLAN driver. The first step is to download the Broadcom 802.11b/g WLAN file using the download URL as indicated on top of this page. The file is saved into a computer and unzipped. The next step is to connect the Broadcom 802.11b/g WLAN onto a computer. In order to install Broadcom 802.11b/g WLAN, the computer user right-clicks on the My Computer icon and selects properties then Device Manager under the hardware tab. The BIOS Service Provider is found on the scsiadapter category, so the user double clicks on the ‚ÄúDevice‚Äù icon and then presses the Reinstall Driver Button that pops up. From this stage, the user selects Install from Specific Location and ensures that the Include box is checked before double clicking on the Browse button to select Broadcom 802.11b/g WLAN. To complete the installation, the user clicks Next and then Finish. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and Broadcom 802.11b/g WLAN errors before installing any driver updates.