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Old 02-19-2010, 10:12 PM   #1
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wireless network adapter is not detected in Hp CQ40-416 using Backtrack4

I am a newbie in linux and I curious to learning all about linux, but I have a little trouble. I've just installed my first linux, its Backtrack 4 and my wirelesss network adapter was not detected..
please help what I'm soppost to do..

i'm using HP CQ40-416
AMD Turion X2
Broadcom 802.11 b/g WLAN Adapter

note : i'm still learning English too, sorry if my English is very Bad.. thanks...

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Old 02-20-2010, 07:54 AM   #2
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I wrote an small entry on how to make work the windows drivers under linux using ndiswrapper, I rememeber setting up broadcom cards using the broadcom drivers in this web site .

Ndiswrapper is much much easier, give it a try, the instructions are in:


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