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Fix Dell XPS 13 5GHz wifi speed issues [SOLVED]

When I first connected my Dell XPS 13 to my ASUS router I was quite impressed by the 893Mbps connection speed. However, a few days later and I could not even see the 5GHz wifi network. 🙁 I was stuck at 144Mbps and not loving it. After experimenting with the drivers, I determined that an automatic driver update had effectively disabled the 5GHz capability of the internal wifi card and that by reverting to the original (stock) Windows 8.1 driver

BCM20702A0 Dell drivers for Windows 8.1 [SOLVED!]

Q. Hello, I have a Dell laptop running a clean install of Windows 8.1 but I have an Unknown Device ‘BCM20702A0’… do you know what driver I can download to to fix it? A. Here is the download link for the driver that should solve your BCM20702A0 Unknown Device issue: mirror (to be added), Dell dl link     Supported Laptop/Notebook models: Systems Latitude E5420 Latitude E5430 Latitude E5520 Latitude E5530 Latitude E6220 Latitude E6230 Latitude E6320 Latitude E6330 Latitude E6420

BCM20702A0 HP drivers for Windows 7 & 8

Q.I have a new HP laptop that I did a clean install of Windows on but now it has an ‘Unknown Device’ BCM20702A0 🙁 I saw you have similar drivers listed for other brands, do you know what driver I should use to fix it for my HP laptop? A. Here is the HP driver that should solve your BCM20702A0 Unknown Device issue: [local mirror in progress], HP dl page Win 7 [or direct], HP dl page Win 8 [or direct] Supports both  32-bit and 64-bit Windows 🙂 HP BCM20702A0

BCM20702A0 Lenovo drivers for Windows 7 & 8

Q. Hello, I have a Lenovo Thinkpad laptop with an Unknown Device that has ‘BCM20702A0’ listed on it… do you know what driver I should use to fix it? A. Here is the Lenovo driver that should solve your Thinkpad’s BCM20702A0 Unknown Device issue: [local mirror in progress], Lenovo dl link Win 7(x86 and x64), Lenovo dl link Win 8 (x86 and x64)   BCM20702A0 device driver installation screenshot: Supported Laptop/Notebook models: Software name: ThinkPad Bluetooth with Enhanced Data Rate Software ThinkPad L420,

BCM20702A0 Dell drivers for Windows 7 and Windows 8 [SOLVED!]

Q. Hello, I have a Dell laptop with an Unknown Device that has ‘BCM20702A0’ listed on it… do you know what driver I can download to to fix it? –Raymond K. A. Here is the download link for the driver that should solve your BCM20702A0 Unknown Device issue: , Dell dl link   NOTE: after downloading the drivers you may need to select the ‘Extract without installing… >’ option first and then run the extracted driver setup program 🙂 Otherwise just pressing the initial ‘install’ button

Bought & Sold: Acer D250 Netbook, 750GB HDD, 2GB RAM, USB DVD, Broadcom HD decoder

Second entry in the Bought & Sold series Here is where I list items that I purchased and then sold at a later date. Simple enough huh? Here we go… [begin] Acer D250 Netbook, w/BONUS features: 750GB hard drive & 2GB RAM, USB DVD drive + Broadcom HD decoder for 1080p movie playback! This auction is for an Acer D250-1165 Blue Netbook Computer. Reason for selling: I bought this netbook on vacation and used it for watching HD movies and surfing

SOLUTION: Getting Broadcom Crystal HD decoder to work in Windows 7

NOTE: this is a first draft of this post, more info and some screenshots to be added. After installing the Broadcom card and drivers I had a difficult time getting MKV x264 video files to play. Solution: Disable all “internal filters” Set external filter to Broadcom Applies to: GOM Player, Media Player Classic Home Cinema Basic info to the Broadcom card itself: XBMC & Broadcom Bring 1080p Decode Upgrade to ill-equipped netbooks, nettops, Apple TVs http://www.anandtech.com/show/2898In one of my last