Therefore, the questions raised as above is, when connected to the internet via cable, can you download the broadcom driver via additional driver? Sorry if I downgraded you wrongly. Acer Extensa wifi problems Discussion in ‘ Networking ‘ started by egrier , Dec 29, Find More Posts by Longhorn Log in or Sign up. The Extensa has 2 switches in the front to turn the bluetooth and WiFi on and off. 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:

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Broadcom Corporation BCM Post as a guest Name. I have Windows installed on my Acer Laptop and recently installed Ubuntu using their installer for Windows so there are now 2 OS’s installed.


In this case, the driver will be loaded but not work. JehutyZeroshift Dec 22, Log in or Sign up.

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

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And if you try to install ndiswrapper on top of this, there will be a driver mess. Name the wireless card is on a sticker on the bottom of the laptop. I always use b Registration is quick, simple and absolutely free. Your name or email address: What Notebook Should I Buy? Log in or Sign up. Similar Threads – Acer Extensa Any ideas of what may be going on with it?

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Neither of these will not turn on when I hit the switch. Oct 2, Messages: Email Required, but never shown. Find More Posts by tcuc.

SpywareDr Oct 22, I have a fresh install of Ubuntu She said that it happens at college also. I had Ubuntu 10 but I updated it to 11 a few days ago, and it still didn’t work.