Wireless card disappeared completely. Next morning when I turned my laptop on I had the blue wireless light. Hi Patricia, that’s disappointing. Then I booted into Mandriva Linux, and it could not detect the wireless adaptor as well it is not a driver issue; the hardware was not present when i listed them with ‘lspci’ command. Some find this is the cheap fix but others want to try to fix the laptop’s internal card.

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While looking over the laptop the black case that covers the hard drive area just fell off. Proffitt Forum moderator August 1, 3: Vent if you must. By continuing to browse this site, you agree to this use. Broadcom’s responsibility is not to us since we didn’t buy it from them. Well hopefully HP resolves the shipping issue Monday and the external takes care of it.

My wifi stopped working after 4 months and I didn’t bother fixing it until my harddrive became defective. Thank you very much for your help. Has anyone come across this issue? The BIOS is locked to only certain cards and while there are hacks to get it working again that’s best left to those that research that.


Links attached – NOTE – when installing drivers. Becaue of the likelyhood of this problem reoccuring I felt I had no choice but to buy an extended warranty for another year. Sign up using Email and Password. All forum topics Previous Topic Next Topic. Do you already have an account? It just happened so suddenly. Not too hard to find but here’s a starter google for us.

HP tx Broadcom WLAN wireless not recognized on Win7 RTM clean install

I have not had any trouble since. This site uses cookies for analytics, personalized content and ads. Log in or Sign up.

From my own experience, and it seems from others, the only “solution” is a motherboard replacement. Sexually explicit or offensive yx1000 Spam: I hate when I get bit for being excited about a brand. Wireless worked out-of-the box like a charm.

Eventually I found the OEM version. She had me do a restore and finally brodcom a couple of conversasions because of time constraints it took a couple of days they conceded that it had to be sent in.

If the customer wants we replace the minipci card. I will contact HP Parts to either a.

December 13th, 3. The Real Fix for a melted wireless connection. CNET’s Forum on laptops is the best source for finding help, troubleshooting, and getting buying advice from a community of experts. Given, the wouldn’t turn on.


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Back to Laptops forum 79 bgoadcom posts Page 1 of 3 01 02 03 Next. Some find this is the cheap fix but others want to try to fix the bp internal card. As Bob said, this is something that does happen across all models and his suggestion is a superb way to resolve the no-wireless issue.

Just thought I’d summarize my experience here in case anyone might be curious about this sort of thing in tx10000 to either this series or other current HP consumer lappies Apparently she was working with the laptop in the afternoon using the Internetleft it for a couple of hours without turning it off or anything, and came back at night and found a red cross on the wireless icon in the system tray, so she could not connect to any wireless network anymore.