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Should I remove Broadcom Wireless LAN Adapter?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Excellent
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How common is it?
Global Rank #371
United States Rank #398
Reach 2.0817%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 16.67 days
491.71 days >
Average installed length: 258.36 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
6.30.66.1 0.87%
6.30.59.49 1.34%
6.30.59.43 0.02%
6.30.59.34 0.82%
6.30.223.99 0.40%
6.30.223.232 0.37%
6.30.223.227 0.13%
6.30.223.221 0.01%
6.30.223.201 0.34%
6.30.223.181 0.02%
6.223.215.5 0.23%
5.60.48.64 0.34%
5.60.48.61 10.52%
5.60.48.35 4.51%
5.60.48.31 0.82%
5.60.48.18 0.44%
5.60.350.6 29.58%
5.60.18.8 0.07%
5.60.18.41 2.32%
5.60.18.12 5.27%
5.30.21.0 2.11%
5.30.20.0 0.82%
5.100.82.95 0.01%
5.100.82.86 9.66%
5.100.82.149 0.08%
5.100.82.148 0.93%
5.100.82.143 0.85%
5.100.82.140 6.15%
5.10.91.8 0.19%
5.10.91.4 0.17%
5.10.79.5 0.84%
5.10.79.14 0.10%
5.10.38.27 0.01%
5.10.38.26 2.11%
5.10.38.14 1.11%
5.10.105.0 0.03%
4.40.19.0 0.43%
4.170.77.3 1.46%
4.170.75.0 0.28%
4.170.64.5 0.08%
4.170.25.4 0.57%
4.170.25.17 0.34%
4.170.25.12 1.24%
4.150.29.0 0.41%
4.150.22.0 0.41%
4.150.20.0 0.03%
4.102.15.61 0.72%
4.102.15.56 0.13%
4.100.15.5 0.88%
4.10.47.0 0.37%
2007.12.4.0 0.07%
52 versions

Other programs by Broadcom

Broadcom 802.11 Wireless LAN Adapter

What is Broadcom Wireless LAN Adapter?  (from Broadcom)

Broadcom's AirForce┬« 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 standards, inclu...  Read more

Overview

Broadcom 802.11 Wireless LAN Adapter is a software program developed by Broadcom. The most common release is 5.60.350.6, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named bcmwlu00.exe. The setup package generally installs about 11 files and is usually about 1.9 MB (1,994,670 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 7. While about 48% of users of Broadcom Wireless LAN Adapter come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.broadcom.com/products/Wireless-LAN
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Broadcom\Broadcom 802.11\Driver
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Broadcom\Broadcom 802.11\Driver\bcmwlu00.exe" verbose /rootkey="Software\Broadcom\802.11\UninstallInfo" /rootdir="C:\Program Files\B
Estimated size: 1.9 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Broadcom 802.11 Wireless LAN Adapter

Program executable:bcmwlu00.exe
Name:Broadcom 802.11 Uninstaller
Path:C:\Program Files\broadcom\broadcom 802.11\driver\bcmwlu00.exe
MD5:5a11a63ea497908e101cdd005a2b38cd
Additional files:
  • bcmihvui.dll - Broadcom Native 802.11 WLAN IHV Service Extension UI
  • bcmihvui64.dll
  • bcmwls32.exe - Broadcom 802.11 Network Adapter Installation Utility
  • bcmwls64.exe
  • bcmwlcoi.dll - Broadcom 802.11 Network Adapter Coinstaller
  • bcmwlcoi64.dll
  • bcmihvsrv.dll - Broadcom Native 802.11 WLAN IHV Service
  • bcmihvsrv64.dll

How do I remove Broadcom Wireless LAN Adapter?

Quickly and completely remove Broadcom 802.11 Wireless LAN 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 Wireless LAN 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 Wireless LAN 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 Wireless LAN Adapter.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 73%
Win 8 0%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#371

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 81.61%
Windows Vista 9.17%
Windows 8 5.57%
Windows XP 3.64%
Windows Server 2003 0.01%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 50.11%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.43%
Windows 7 Professional 10.33%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.79%
Windows 7 Home Basic 4.85%
Windows 7 Starter 3.87%

Distribution by countryGeography

47.52% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 47.52%
  United Kingdom 3.65%
  Canada 3.47%
  Italy 3.36%
  France 3.17%
  Brazil 3.04%
  Germany 2.40%
  India 2.02%
  Spain 1.63%
  Australia 1.44%
  MA 1.27%
  Netherlands 1.26%
  Sweden 1.25%
  Belgium 1.14%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 96.20%
Acer 1.18%
Dell 1.05%
ASUS 0.61%
Sahara 0.52%
Lenovo 0.38%
Toshiba 0.06%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 21.13%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 10.42%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 9.68%
HP G62 Notebook PC 5.29%
HP G72 Notebook PC 3.70%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 3.52%

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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