Caution Level: Intermediate
Download File Size: 56.08 MB
Operating System: Windows NT/2000/XP/2003
Latest Version / Release Date: Not Specified / 30 Aug 2007
Broadcom Bluetooth USB Dongle is compatible with Windows NT, 2000, XP and 2003 platforms. The device allows users in their offices or homes to add Wi-Fi functionality on their computers for purposes of wireless internet connectivity. The Broadcom Bluetooth USB Dongle works with the software in the computer's operating system for purposes of locating wireless networks in the vicinity so as to share access. The dongle also allows users to scan for all available and free hotspots especially while on the move. Accordingly, the Broadcom Bluetooth USB Dongle features LED which light up whenever a wireless is detected. The LED also indicates signal strength. The advantage of this is then allows users to gauge whether the network accessibility is decreasing or increasing. Some time the USB dongle comes with LED with different colors for purposes of specifying unencrypted and encrypted networks.
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 Broadcom Bluetooth USB Dongle may be used for purposes of wirelessly connecting together digital devices. One advantage of using the dongle has to do with the fact that it is easy to activate and subsequently use. Accordingly, users do not require any experience related to networking. The USB device also eliminates the need for cumbersome cables. In the business environment, the Broadcom Bluetooth USB Dongle is used as a security token for purposes of authenticating software so as to protect its use by unauthorized individuals. Consequently, the USB dongle is used in the verification of credentials or for purposes of supplying passwords to VPN (Virtual Private Network). For users to be able to use the functions of the dongle better and more easily, they are advised to install the most recent drivers. The use of old drivers is discouraged as it results in device conflicts and errors. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and Broadcom Bluetooth USB Dongle errors before installing any driver updates.