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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 #575
United States Rank #744
Reach 1.1929%
(Not enough data to show 30 day installation trends)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 12.69 days
374.49 days >
Average installed length: 196.76 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
7.35.344.10 0.05%
7.35.333.0 0.60%
7.35.327.0 0.08%
7.35.324.0 0.00%
7.35.317.3 0.08%
7.35.317.1 0.20%
7.35.308.0 0.13%
7.35.303.0 0.21%
7.35.295.2 0.10%
7.35.295.0 0.02%
7.35.293.0 0.05%
7.35.290.0 1.23%
7.35.275.0 0.32%
7.35.267.0 0.27%
7.12.39.12 0.06%
7.12.39.11 0.00%
7.12.37.0 0.00%
7.10.96.0 0.03%
6.35.223.10 0.12%
6.34.223.5 1.52%
6.34.223.1 0.02%
6.33.223.1 0.42%
6.32.223.1 0.63%
6.31.95.4 0.33%
6.31.95.1 0.11%
6.31.223.1 0.17%
6.31.139.2 0.07%
6.30.95.48 0.73%
6.30.95.31 0.60%
6.30.95.29 0.16%
6.30.95.26 0.21%
6.30.95.19 0.00%
6.30.95.14 0.16%
6.30.59.96 1.89%
6.30.59.91 1.08%
6.30.59.87 0.13%
6.30.59.74 0.15%
6.30.59.49 0.16%
6.30.59.26 2.36%
6.30.59.20 1.30%
6.30.59.152 0.05%
6.30.59.151 0.35%
6.30.59.15 0.03%
6.30.59.0 0.03%
6.30.223.99 0.75%
6.30.223.75 0.13%
6.30.223.64 0.81%
6.30.223.263 0.35%
6.30.223.259 0.36%
6.30.223.255 0.24%
6.30.223.250 0.09%
141 versions

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Broadcom 802.11 Network Adapter

Remove Broadcom 802.11 Network Adapter
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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 6.30.59.26, with over 18% of all installations currently using this version. The main program executable is bcmwlu00.exe. The software installer includes 32 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 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 41% of users of Broadcom Network Adapter come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and United Kingdom.

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
  • bcmwl63a.sys
  • 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

How do I remove Broadcom Network Adapter?

Quickly and completely remove Broadcom 802.11 Network Adapter from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (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 10 66%
Win 7 (SP1) 0%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#575

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 65.74%
Windows 7 33.82%
Windows Vista 0.24%
Windows XP 0.19%
Windows Server 2003 0.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 27.30%
Windows 8.1 20.76%
Windows 7 Home Premium 16.53%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.89%
Windows 7 Professional 5.11%
Windows 8.1 Connected 4.06%

Distribution by countryGeography

41.44% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 41.44%
  Italy 7.68%
  United Kingdom 7.64%
  France 5.02%
  Canada 3.37%
  Germany 3.24%
  Brazil 2.59%
  Australia 2.32%
  Spain 1.97%
  Netherlands 1.62%
  Sweden 1.30%
  India 1.17%
  Poland 1.02%
  Russia 1.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 20.43%
Samsung 18.97%
Hewlett-Packard 18.84%
ASUS 18.79%
Toshiba 9.36%
Lenovo 6.65%
Sony 2.75%
Alienware 2.13%
Dell 2.08%
Common models
HP HP Notebook 4.68%
ASUS All Series 4.54%
ASUSTeK T100TA 3.39%
HP HP Pavilion Notebook 2.77%
ASUSTeK X205TA 2.64%
Samsung RV410/RV510/S3510... 2.62%

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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