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I have a Broadcom 802.11n wireless network adapter in my pc. I cant seem to get any wifi connects to be seen at all.

I went into the device manager and there is a yellow ! next to it. I tried uninstalling the driver and reinstalling. No dice. I tried to find a more updated driver, no dice.

When I go into the properties is says:

"This device cannot start. (Code 10)"


Does anybody know what I can do to fix this issue?
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core BX80646I74790K i7-4790K Processor (8... ASRock LGA1150/Intel Z87 EXTREME4 /DDR3/Quad Cr... EVGA GeForce GTX 750Ti Superclock w/G-SYNC Supp... G.Skill Ares Low Profile Memory - 4x8G = 32GB ... 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
Samsung Electronics 850 EVO-Series 512GB 2.5-In... Western Digital 4TB SATA III 7200 RPM 64 MB Cac... Western Digital 4TB SATA III 7200 RPM 64 MB Cac... Western Digital 4TB SATA III 7200 RPM 64 MB Cac... 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingCooling
Western Digital 4TB SATA III 7200 RPM 64 MB Cac... ASUS Computer International Direct Blu-Ray Writ...  Zalman Blue Led CPU Cooler Aerocool Shark Blue Edition 140mm x 25mm High A... 
CoolingOSMonitorMonitor
Scythe Kaze Master II 5.25" 4 Channel Fan Contr... Windows 10 Professional 64bit AOC 29-inch IPS Q2963PM (21:9) LED Monitor Epson PowerLite 8345 HD 1080p LCD Projector 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech Wireless Illuminated Keyboard K800 Silverstone Tek Strider Gold S Series 750W ATX1... Lian Li PC-C60B Domus Logitech Wireless Anywhere Mouse MX for PC and Mac 
Mouse PadAudioOtherOther
None - Darkfield Mouse works on everything, ev... Onboard - 7.1 CH HD Audio with Content Protecti... Logitech Mini Controller for Logitech Revue and... TP-LINK TL-WDN4800 Dual Band Wireless N900 PCI ... 
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post #2 of 4
its the drivers. where did you get them from?
post #3 of 4
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From Dell, but they are pretty old... I just cant seem to find the right ones or newer ones that work....
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core BX80646I74790K i7-4790K Processor (8... ASRock LGA1150/Intel Z87 EXTREME4 /DDR3/Quad Cr... EVGA GeForce GTX 750Ti Superclock w/G-SYNC Supp... G.Skill Ares Low Profile Memory - 4x8G = 32GB ... 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
Samsung Electronics 850 EVO-Series 512GB 2.5-In... Western Digital 4TB SATA III 7200 RPM 64 MB Cac... Western Digital 4TB SATA III 7200 RPM 64 MB Cac... Western Digital 4TB SATA III 7200 RPM 64 MB Cac... 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingCooling
Western Digital 4TB SATA III 7200 RPM 64 MB Cac... ASUS Computer International Direct Blu-Ray Writ...  Zalman Blue Led CPU Cooler Aerocool Shark Blue Edition 140mm x 25mm High A... 
CoolingOSMonitorMonitor
Scythe Kaze Master II 5.25" 4 Channel Fan Contr... Windows 10 Professional 64bit AOC 29-inch IPS Q2963PM (21:9) LED Monitor Epson PowerLite 8345 HD 1080p LCD Projector 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech Wireless Illuminated Keyboard K800 Silverstone Tek Strider Gold S Series 750W ATX1... Lian Li PC-C60B Domus Logitech Wireless Anywhere Mouse MX for PC and Mac 
Mouse PadAudioOtherOther
None - Darkfield Mouse works on everything, ev... Onboard - 7.1 CH HD Audio with Content Protecti... Logitech Mini Controller for Logitech Revue and... TP-LINK TL-WDN4800 Dual Band Wireless N900 PCI ... 
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core BX80646I74790K i7-4790K Processor (8... ASRock LGA1150/Intel Z87 EXTREME4 /DDR3/Quad Cr... EVGA GeForce GTX 750Ti Superclock w/G-SYNC Supp... G.Skill Ares Low Profile Memory - 4x8G = 32GB ... 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
Samsung Electronics 850 EVO-Series 512GB 2.5-In... Western Digital 4TB SATA III 7200 RPM 64 MB Cac... Western Digital 4TB SATA III 7200 RPM 64 MB Cac... Western Digital 4TB SATA III 7200 RPM 64 MB Cac... 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingCooling
Western Digital 4TB SATA III 7200 RPM 64 MB Cac... ASUS Computer International Direct Blu-Ray Writ...  Zalman Blue Led CPU Cooler Aerocool Shark Blue Edition 140mm x 25mm High A... 
CoolingOSMonitorMonitor
Scythe Kaze Master II 5.25" 4 Channel Fan Contr... Windows 10 Professional 64bit AOC 29-inch IPS Q2963PM (21:9) LED Monitor Epson PowerLite 8345 HD 1080p LCD Projector 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech Wireless Illuminated Keyboard K800 Silverstone Tek Strider Gold S Series 750W ATX1... Lian Li PC-C60B Domus Logitech Wireless Anywhere Mouse MX for PC and Mac 
Mouse PadAudioOtherOther
None - Darkfield Mouse works on everything, ev... Onboard - 7.1 CH HD Audio with Content Protecti... Logitech Mini Controller for Logitech Revue and... TP-LINK TL-WDN4800 Dual Band Wireless N900 PCI ... 
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Try to get drivers directly from Broadcom for the chipset that the Dell card uses. Dell branded broadcom cards are just garbage.

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