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Windows 7: Dell Laptop - Broadcom Gigabit Controller Not Connected - How Fix?

26 Sep 2013   #31
Kaktussoft

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Broadcom gigabit controller =>is for wired!!! There are NO wireless gigabit things


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27 Sep 2013   #32
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If you know all this why are you even asking me? So you can belittle me? Geez man. You're making me sorry I gave you Reps.

First you questioned me that the Broadcom device was even on the machine in the first place when it was clearly listed in the device manager screenshot.Hell, Broadcom networking devices are on every Dell machineI've seen in the last 15-20 yrs or so.

Read post #12
. If Madcratebuilder was wrong why didn't you correct him? That post is why I thought it was part of the wireless system. PLUS, the Broadcom and Wifi was broke, so naturally I assumed the wifi problem was associated with the broken Broadcom!

If the Broadcom is ethernet, what's the Yukon Marvel for?

There are undoubtedly finer points of networking hardware and technology that I simply don't know. I've gotten by this long without that DEEEEP knowledge. I know what my limitations are and when to ask for help. When I do ask for help I take extra steps to make sure the request is as detailed and logical as possible in hopes that it will speed the troubleshooting and resolution as well as make ya'll's job easier.

I'm done with this. Thanks for the help.
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