Broadcom Driver

If you’re having a problem with your Broadcom Bluetooth driver in your computer, you’re not alone. But don’t worry. There are solutions to solve the Broadcom Bluetooth driver issue in Windows 10/8/7.

As you may have already known, Broadcom Bluetooth drivers for Windows are not available anymore on Broadcom website, so you should update the Broadcom Bluetooth driver by installing the Windows updates. The drivers updates are not always downloaded automatically by Windows Update. So we provide these two ways to download and install the Broadcom Bluetooth driver for Windows 10, Windows 8 and Windows 7.

The Broadcom driver MUST be installed FIRST before any others. Example I have a HP TX2-1050ED with Broadcom B43 and ATI Raedon graphics. I enabled the ATI Raedon driver first then the Broadcom driver this lead to the errors mentioned above. When I uninstalled the ATI driver then installed the Broadcom driver and reboot.

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  • 1) Download and install Driver Easy. 2) Run Driver Easy and click the Scan Now button. Driver Easy will then scan your computer and detect any problem drivers. 3) Click the Update button next to your Broadcom wireless adapter to download the latest and correct driver.

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Note: the screenshots below come from Windows 10, but the fixes also work on Windows 8 and Windows 7.

What is the Broadcom Bluetooth driver?

Broadcom Bluetooth is a simple and easy-to-use Bluetooth program from Broadcom, providing enhanced data rates. The Broadcom Bluetooth driver offers support for any Broadcom device installed in Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, and Windows XP.

If there’s something wrong with the Boradcom Bluetooth driver in your computer, it causes problems in your Bluetooth device. So updating your Broadcom Bluetooth driver can solve the issue.

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Fix 1: Download and install Broadcom Bluetooth driver manually

You can manually update your Broadcom Bluetooth driver in Device Manager. To do so, follow the instructions below:

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1) On your keyboard, press the Windows logo key and R at the same time to invoke the Run box.

2) Type devmgmt.msc and click OK.

3) In Device Manager, double click Bluetooth to expand it.

4) Right click your Broadcom Bluetooth device (it may be displayed as Unknown device), and click Update driver.

5) Select Search automatically for updated driver software.

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6) Wait for it searching online and update your Broadcome driver.

7) Click Close after updating.

8) Restart your computer.

If your Broadcom Bluetooth driver issue still persists, don’t worry. You can try fix 2.

Fix 2: Download and install Broadcom Bluetooth driver automatically (Recommended)

You can automatically update your Broadcom Bluetooth drivers to the latest correct version with Driver Easy.

Driver Easy will automatically recognize your system and find the correct drivers for it. You don’t need to know exactly what system your computer is running, you don’t need to risk downloading and installing the wrong driver, and you don’t need to worry about making mistakes when installing.

You can update your Broadcom Bluetooth drivers automatically with either the FREE or the Pro version of Driver Easy. But with the Pro version it only takes 2 clicks (and you get full support and a 30-day money back guarantee):

1) Download and install Driver Easy.

2) Run Driver Easy and click the Scan Now button. Driver Easy will then scan your computer and detect any problem drivers.

3) Click the Update button next to the flagged Bluetooth device to automatically download and install the correct version of that driver (you can do this with the FREE version).

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Or click Update All to automatically download and install the correct version of all the drivers that are missing or out of date on your system (This requires the Pro version – you’ll be prompted to upgrade when your click Update All).

4) Restart your computer to make it take effect.

That’s it! Hope this article serves its purpose and help you download and install the Broadcom Bluetooth driver in Windows.

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If your PC has Bluetooth, then there's a chance you've got a chipset by Broadcom. That, or you own a USB dongle with a Broadcom chip inside.

This general, OEM driver software will add both driver support and Broadcom Bluetooth Software to your Windows PC.

Installation is easy. Just run the program and the Broadcom Bluetooth Software will detect and validate your device, download the correct software and install it.

Broadcom Bluetooth 12.0.0.9850 on 32-bit and 64-bit PCs

Broadcom Driver 6.0.1.6300 Or 6.2.1.500

This download is licensed as freeware for the Windows (32-bit and 64-bit) operating system on a laptop or desktop PC from drivers without restrictions. Broadcom Bluetooth 12.0.0.9850 is available to all software users as a free download for Windows.

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  3. Major release: Broadcom Bluetooth 12.0