Hi Zeromus, I had the same issue. Two things worked – One slightly the other permanently The first thing that worked was removing all power and holiding off button for 2 mins – on restarting – the system said new hard ware found installing broadcom drivers. You can check my post in http: If u have the original install disc, put it in but dont autorun it. You must log in or sign up to reply here. You have to note the path and run set up from the extracted file.

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Windows 7 Hardware Compatibility https: I am reading on lots of forums about different possibilities of a problem. Does anyone wireleds why the wireless card stops working for months at a time and all of a sudden recovers?

Proffitt Forum moderator August 1, 5: Not an IT pro? So far it appears to be working ok.

Broadcom wireless device disappeared | NotebookReview

The light on the front stays blue, but the Vista icon shows a red ‘x’, and no wireless networks are found. A day later it was gone again, nothing I broacdom would restore it.

Auto-suggest helps you quickly narrow down your search results by suggesting possible matches as you type. And we all wish they would extend warranties gratis. I contacted HP and they said they’d send a new wireless card, which I’m going to try next.


Please edit your question to add the result of: Good to see the discussion continuing Not too hard to find but here’s a starter google for us. I bought an hp in What I was making h; big deal about is how I call Cust.

Broadcom wireless device disappeared

BaconfatDec 1,in forum: After a reboot, it finds them all again. While they might the onus is on the laptop maker to setup the downloads for the owners or to tell us all to shovel off and use the restore DVD.

I talked to hp technicians and they told me my card was defective and told me to replace it. This is what HP says is the latest. Proffitt Forum moderator August 2, I hope it works for you too. Yours is the third message I’ve noticed so far today with this problem.

I found a forum thread about the same issue with other HP models here.

HP tx Wireless Assistant Issues – Forums – CNET

Did not show up in the device manager and the HP wireless assistant only showed a bluetooth device and no wireless. Good luck, if I have any further developments I will post a note. Warning, Get it fixed soon and fast.


It’s curious that the circuitry can be broken for just the signal btw the wireless card and broadco, Mobo made by Quanta — seems they could find where the breakdown occurs and hardwire a jumper on up mobo — if the breakdown is at the circuit level a transistor or diode on a specific IC then perhaps replacing the IC module would be easier than replacing the entire Mobo and broacdom they could put some kind of heat-sink on that IC module, to keep it cool But if my hard drive fails and I want repair, then I should pay or hope I have a warranty.

HP tx1000 Wireless Assistant Issues

So I checked it, and indeed the Broadcom wireless adaptor is missing! Hey Peeps, I bought my Tx from my friend in HK for brroadcom bargain and last weekend the wireless card disappeared.

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