Make sure to connect with customer support or call an IT technician. Note that in some cases, it might show up as an Unknown device — this is normal, especially if you lack drivers. There are two ways to install the BCM20702A0 driver, which include a manual or an automated installation. Choose whichever suits you more — Driversol. there’s no correct way to do this.
I found the light wouldn’t come on when I switched it to the op position. A utility you can try is rfkill to get it to come on. I pressed F10 to save settings and restarted. After all this, the system was ready–desktop and its files. I waited for a while and the Wi-Fi was responding again. BCM4311 for my DV6000 is not working with the STA driver nor with the b43 driver.
Update your Wi-Fi driver and software
You will need it to download and install the proper Broadcom drivers. Once proper driver package is determined, it can be installed using a terminal command , or by finding and installing it using the Synaptic Package Manger as noted by firenice03. I installed network-manager-gnome to see if that would help, but it only seemed to recognise the «wired connection» – no mention of wireless at all. I am going to install the correct driver for this wireless card. Then I will remove the “incorrect” driver which Ubuntu installed by default.
- Reset BIOS – In case, the network adapter is not showing up in Device Manager, there may be some issue with BIOS (Basic Input/Output Operating System) settings.
- Click the “Uninstall” button to remove the driver.
- Adding some additional configuration steps when I wanted to test out new driversol.com distributions.
Then i will proceed with the link u provided and will chose Wireless_15.8.0_Ds32.exe . Installing the one with the lesser file size is the driver only file . Which one to install as per my post without conserdering Intel Driver Update Utility. Sorry for late reply because i was unable to login to hp forum because eveytime i was getting similar error «HPP services is not working, Please try again later».
Since you installed Linux Lite 4.4 and if you are able to get to the desktop and open the terminal window, type the following and see if it helps. So I ve installed linux lite and this thing working and i can run some apps . If the product description shows you the exact manufacturer name of the Wireless adapter, then you may proceed with the following, or else you must stop and look for other solutions. Navigating Linux can be tricky at times, especially when it comes to Shell commands.
Bluetooth driver/software for Broadcom
Lastly do remember that on some laptops pressing Fn + F2 Fixes the issue because the Wireless Card might be disabled. Strictly Necessary Cookie should be enabled at all times so that we can save your preferences for cookie settings. It has nothing to do with being spooky, either.
I submitted a patch to remedy the off-on-delay bug, and it thankfully got merged into linux-next in time for the Linux 6.0 release. So even though we have a bouquet of configuration options for the devicetree, presently it looks like we have to patch the kernel. So how does one know what the right GPIO pin is and how this all works together?