Broadcom Virtual Wireless Adapter Incompatible with Windows 10

This is the error I get after testing my computer for compatibility with Windows 10.

Does this mean that my WiFi wouldn't work if I were to upgrade?

What can I do to solve the issue?

 

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Last updated December 13, 2018 Views 65,218 Applies to:

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Hi,

Thank you for posting your query in Windows 10 Insider Forums. 

As Windows 10 Technical Preview is in final releasing stage. I suggest you to contact Wireless card manufacturer and check with them if driver is available for Windows 10.  If drivers are not available then you can try in compatible mode and check if it works.

Please follow the article given below: 

how to place the drivers in compatibility mode.

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-8/older-programs-compatible-version-windows

Do let us know if you have any further query.

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The Reservation App indicates I have incompatible hardware (ie. Video Card, Printer) and/or software, what should I do?

You can check the software developer and hardware vendor for the latest updates before performing the upgrade.

Even though you might get this message, you can always run Windows Update after installing Windows 10 and download the latest driver.

I recently installed Windows 10 on an HP Elitebook to see how well the most recent Windows 10 build performs. The Elitebook is a fairly recent model notebook which includes an assortment of hardware technologies. Out of the box though I did not get a complete system, for instance the Intel HD Graphics 3000 was not detected and I was instead limited to the Microsoft Basic Display Adapter.

Apart from this, I had wi-fi ready, which meant, I could connect to the Internet right away.

Installing drivers through Windows Update

Windows Update is the premier starting point to resolve most common driver issues you might experience immediately after installing Windows 10.

Simply launch it from Start > Settings > Update and Security and click Check for Updates

or

Press Windows key + R

Type: wuapp

Hit Enter

Click Check for updates (make sure you have an active Internet connection).

Immediately, Windows Update will detect your system configuration and download all the appropriate drivers for your system. As you can see in the above screenshot, my Intel HD 3000 Graphics was installed automatically. I did not even have to reboot the system. In addition to that other hardware components were also detected and installed which includes my LAN adapter and card reader.

Learn more:

How to: Install and Update drivers in Windows 10

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Andre
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Desculpe-me Komal.Soni.
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eu não acredita que sua resposta, como um engenheiro de suporte, atingiu o efeito desejado.
O problema enfrentado por BartekSoltys diz respeito a milhões de computadores usando uma única placa de rede.
Então, eu acho que o problema não é BartekSoltys, mas toda uma comunidade de usuários que dependem de uma sistema operacional como o Windows.
Ou seja, você ou sua equipe de renome poderia / deveria fazer contato com o fabricante para, em nome da Microsoft, conhecer o problema que o fornecedor ou até mesmo ajudá-lo a este respeito.

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Sorry for the late reply.

According to my device manager the driver is up to date.

The driver date is from 21 Jan 2010 though, so I don't think it's true.

Broadcom's website isn't easy to use and I have no idea where to manually find the newest driver update.

I'm certainly not a technology expert or anything like that so I'm not sure if I'm doing everything correctly.

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I have the the exact same error on my acer Aspie V3-531 however i have been using the acer v3-531 with a mcrosoft evaluation version of windows 10 and the wireless adapter has been working fine.  I suspect that there are some incompatabilies however as a wireless adapter it appears to be fine.

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If my laptop has issues with the Broadcom adaper,  it may be hard to get on the internet to get Windows 10

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Hello I havv the same problem

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Replies like this illustrate why MS support is so very useless. The helpful thing to do would be to find out if such drivers are available and, if so, supply a link to where they may be downloaded and, if not, get on to the Windows 10 development team to ensure people aren't going to unexpectedly lose their internet connections when their PC automatically upgrades. As it is, those of us with this issue are no better off than if MS support had chosen to simply ignore this query.

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please find given below is link to download latest drivers for Broadcom adapter.

http://www.driverscape.com/download/broadcom-virtual-wireless-adapter

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Thanks. That's so much more helpful than MS support, so I've given you a helpful vote. But according to that link I already have the most up-to-date drivers, so I still can't be sure Windows 10 won't kill my internet connection. 

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