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Broadcom 802.11 wireless adapter driver for Acer Aspire 5515.

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My Acer Aspire 5515 has a Broadcom94312MCG 802.11 wireless adapter. I installed Windows 8 and need a driver for this device. However, Broadcom says I must get the driver from Acer. I entered my SNID at Acer's support website. I must enter my OS, but Windows Vista is the most recent selection on the list. When I select Vista, I am offered 3 choices of wireless adapters, none of which are Broadcom.

 

The available wireless adapter drivers to download are Ralink, Foxconn and Atheros.

 

My question is where can I find an updated driver for this Broadcom adapter, preferably a driver for Windows 7 or 8 (32 bit)? 

 

It is working with the universal driver supplied by Microsoft, but erratically. I cannot help but think the device would perform less erratically with a driver specifically intended for use with this device,

 

Thanks in advance for the suggestions anyone may provide.

 

 

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Re: Broadcom 802.11 wireless adapter driver for Acer Aspire 5515.

It is not necessary to enter a serial number to access the Drivers page.  Simply enter your model or use the selection windows to choose your model.

 

The Aspire 5515 is not a supported model for Windows 8 support.

 

Windows 8 Upgrade Offer page:
http://us.acer.com/ac/en/US/content/windows-upgrade-offer

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