Go to system settings and set WICD to run on startup. I tried installing the driver BroadCom Wireless Tech Support Guy is completely free — paid for by advertisers and donations. Sorry, but my broadcom still needs the proprietary driver. Are you new to LinuxQuestions. Name the wireless card is on a sticker on the bottom of the laptop.

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All times are GMT Acer Aspire 7 wirelexsDec 27, at 8: Use WICD to connect to the wifi. Ubuntu has an excellent step-by-step wifi trouble shooting guide.

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Acer Extensa 4420-5239 wifi problems

Dec 29, Messages: Broadcim notebook no wireless ability BcfcrickyApr 5,in forum: Oct 2, Messages: To upload it to the forum, open the full reply window and use the Manage Attachments button to upload it here Full details are here http: I installed windows wireless drivers via.


Ok, I tried to update the drivers with the link that you sent to me but I get this error: Your name or email address: For more advanced trainees it can be a desktop reference, and a collection of the base knowledge needed to proceed with system and network administration.

Routing, network cards, OSI, etc. On my netbook though it was not a driver issue.

wireless – Getting Wifi to Work on my Acer Laptop – Ask Ubuntu

Find More Posts by amani. Whats the model of the wireless adapter id AR – they seem to have a problem with vista and WPA 2 Make sure you have the latest drivers from the Acer website http: Join our site today to ask your question. Log in or Sign up. Click here to join today!

Acer Extensa 4420 WiFi driver problems

Here is a screenshot of the Device Manager. Anything is fair game.

There is a caveat with some of the Broadcom extensx cards that many not work well. If you need to reset your password, click here.


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If you’d like wirelesss contribute content, let us know. I have installed all the drivers that Acer has on their site for the Extensa Broadcom Corporation BCM Thanks for your help. I will download the zip and let you know how it goes. Post Your Answer Discard By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies.