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Should I remove Broadcom Network Adapter?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Excellent
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #752
United States Rank #1,085
Reach 1.0556%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 14.43 days
425.73 days >
Average installed length: 223.69 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
7.35.333.0 0.03%
7.35.324.0 0.01%
7.35.317.1 0.01%
7.35.308.0 0.04%
7.35.303.0 0.04%
7.35.295.2 0.07%
7.35.295.0 0.01%
7.35.293.0 0.03%
7.35.290.0 0.38%
7.35.275.0 0.12%
7.35.267.0 0.14%
7.12.39.12 0.03%
7.12.39.11 0.01%
7.12.37.0 0.01%
7.10.96.0 0.05%
6.35.223.10 0.08%
6.34.223.5 1.28%
6.34.223.1 0.03%
6.33.223.1 0.52%
6.32.223.1 0.72%
6.31.95.4 0.42%
6.31.95.1 0.14%
6.31.223.1 0.21%
6.31.139.2 0.07%
6.30.95.48 0.90%
6.30.95.31 0.74%
6.30.95.29 0.18%
6.30.95.26 0.27%
6.30.95.19 0.01%
6.30.95.14 0.20%
6.30.59.96 2.16%
6.30.59.91 1.24%
6.30.59.87 0.14%
6.30.59.74 0.17%
6.30.59.49 0.20%
6.30.59.26 2.68%
6.30.59.20 1.55%
6.30.59.152 0.07%
6.30.59.151 0.43%
6.30.59.15 0.04%
6.30.59.0 0.04%
6.30.223.99 0.89%
6.30.223.75 0.16%
6.30.223.64 1.01%
6.30.223.263 0.28%
6.30.223.259 0.28%
6.30.223.255 0.20%
6.30.223.250 0.09%
6.30.223.249 0.19%
6.30.223.245 0.08%
6.30.223.234 5.11%
127 versions

Other programs by Broadcom

Broadcom 802.11 Network Adapter

What is Broadcom Network Adapter?  (from Broadcom)

Broadcom's 802.11 Wireless Driver family has rapidly become the preferred Wi-Fi solution for 802.11 LAN equipment vendors and notebook suppliers. AirForce Wi-Fi solutions include all-CMOS 802.11 radio chips, baseband/MAC chips, 802.11g chipsets, Wi-Fi chipsets and network processors for today's popular wireless LAN sta...  Read more

Overview

Broadcom 802.11 Network Adapter is a program developed by Broadcom. The most used version is 6.30.223.234, with over 35% of all installations currently using this version. The main program executable is bcmwlu00.exe. The software installer includes 25 files and is usually about 1.43 MB (1,500,608 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 8 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 35% of users of Broadcom Network Adapter come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.broadcom.com/products/Wireless-LAN
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Broadcom\Broadcom 802.11 Network Adapter\Driver
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Broadcom\Broadcom 802.11 Network Adapter\Driver\bcmwlu00.exe" verbose /rootkey="Software\Broadcom\802.11\UninstallInfo" /rootdir="C:
Estimated size: 1.43 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Broadcom 802.11 Network Adapter

Program executable:bcmwlu00.exe
Name:Broadcom 802.11 Network Adapter Uninstaller
Path:C:\Windows\System32\bcmwlu00.exe
MD5:33e80404f6f8b0963004fbfd665756c0
Additional files:
  • bcmihvui.dll - Broadcom Native 802.11 WLAN IHV Service Extension UI
  • bcmihvui64.dll
  • bcmwls64.exe - Broadcom 802.11 Network Adapter Installation Utility
  • bcmwl6.sys - Broadcom 802.11 Network Adapter wireless driver
  • bcmwl664.sys
  • bcmwlcoi.dll - Broadcom 802.11 Network Adapter Coinstaller
  • bcmwlcoi64.dll
  • bcmihvsrv.dll - Broadcom Native 802.11 WLAN IHV Service
  • bcmihvsrv64.dll
  • bcmwls32.exe - Broadcom 802.11 Installation Utility
  • bcmwlanapi.dll - Broadcom Wireless Native API
  • bcmwlanapp.exe
  • bcmwlapiu.dll - Broadcom Wireless Adapter Access API
  • dpinst64.exe (by Microsoft) - Programme d'installation du package de pilotes (DPInst) (Programme d'installation du package de pilotes)
  • IEShims.dll (by Microsoft) - Internet Explorer (Internet Explorer Compatibility Shims)
  • PackageVersion.dll - PackageVersion DLL

How do I remove Broadcom Network Adapter?

Quickly and completely remove Broadcom 802.11 Network Adapter from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Broadcom Network Adapter from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Broadcom 802.11 Network Adapter, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Broadcom Network Adapter.

OS VERSIONS
Win 8 59%
Win 7 (SP1) 0%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#752

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 59.27%
Windows 7 40.11%
Windows Vista 0.31%
Windows XP 0.27%
Windows 8.1 0.05%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 28.12%
Windows 7 Home Premium 20.16%
Windows 10 Home 13.49%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.12%
Windows 7 Professional 6.01%
Windows 8.1 Connected 4.69%

Distribution by countryGeography

35.07% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 35.07%
  United Kingdom 8.73%
  Italy 5.49%
  France 5.08%
  Canada 4.20%
  Brazil 3.22%
  Australia 3.00%
  Germany 2.43%
  Netherlands 1.66%
  Spain 1.61%
  India 1.51%
  Sweden 1.50%
  Russia 1.24%
  Poland 1.21%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 22.20%
Samsung 20.78%
ASUS 18.35%
Hewlett-Packard 11.41%
Toshiba 10.07%
Lenovo 8.27%
Sony 3.70%
Alienware 2.64%
Dell 2.59%
Common models
ASUS All Series 4.84%
ASUSTeK T100TA 4.00%
Samsung RV410/RV510/S3510... 3.11%
ASUSTeK X205TA 2.75%
Samsung RF511/RF411/RF711 2.44%
Samsung RV420/RV520/RV720... 2.25%

About Broadcom

Broadcom Corporation is a fabless semiconductor company in the wireless and broadband communication business.
Publisher URL: www.broadcom.com

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