I failed to find working driver and warranty of my laptop is ending so I decided to replace the Wi-Fi adapter with one based on Intel That should work just fine. I understand the Broadcom BCM Since I don’t have your model notebook, or know of anyone that has upgraded the wireless card in that model, I cannot confirm that your notebook has one or two antennas present. The earlier versions of HP drivers has connection speed issues but newer version as BSOD once any torrect acitivity happes. Message 1 of 6. The download speed is 16Mb and upload speed 11 Mb, when I have Mb speed on my internet connection.
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There may only be one wireless antenna present and connected to the Broadcom wireless card, which, IMO is part of the reason you get lousy reception. See chapter 6 of the service manual.
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You can’t turn a 2. Unfortunstely there are no native Broadcom drivers at Broadcom site. That is standard though, not that HP forgot to connect a 2nd antenna. The download speed is 16Mb and upload speed 11 Mb, when I have Mb speed on my internet connection.
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I have updated the drivers and I’m still having the same issues. This topic has been locked due to inactivity for a long period of time.
Do you think a signal booster or a 5G USB adapter like the one below would be worth looking into? I tried different drivers from HP wifl and all of them buggy. That should work just fine.
Mine seems to help.
It is pretty hard to take your bcn43142 apart to replace the wlan card. That is a hardware issue. Didn’t find what you were looking for? The conncetion is fine when pluged into the router via the ethernet cable and the speed is good.
Is there anything else I could try without opening up my laptop? There are at least half a dozen g model variations.
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I have been gbn some problems with my wireless internet connection. I would need to know the full model adaprer or product number of your g notebook, in order to suggest a suitable hardware upgrade if one exists. All forum topics Previous Topic Next Topic. All forum topics Previous Topic Next Topic. The earlier versions of HP drivers has connection speed issues but newer version as BSOD once any torrect acitivity happes.
N9S38EA I would appreciate any advice on a hardware update. Didn’t find what you were looking for?
Message 1 of 6. Today I have installed driver version My older Sony computer is not suffering the same problem as my newer HP – different hardware presumably the reason. Will have to wait and see if it stays fast – I have had better speed tests in the morning when first using the computer than later in the day – for some reason it slows down.
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But after turning On I disconnected and reconnected Wifi and the same again when turning Off. Since I don’t adpter your model notebook, or know of anyone that has upgraded the wireless card in that model, I cannot confirm that your notebook has one or two antennas present.
The signal is very weak on my HP notebook and it intermitantely drops out.