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Can't connect to a wireless network

I can't connect to a wireless network if my battery is in the laptop while plugged into a wall outlet. I can connect if one of the two is not present. I've already reinstalled the wireless driver over the old driver, restored the computer to an earlier time, and even deleted the driver and reinstalled it. Also, it also does it in safe mode too. My computer is a HP TouchSmart tx2-1377nr and the wireless card is a Broadcom 802.11b/g WLAN. No, it does not give me an error so there is no error code for me to give and it just says it can't connect. Any help is appreciated.

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It is likely the problem is with the battery or the charger.

It is not provding the correct supply to let the laptop work.

You will have to check if the charger circuit on the laptop is working properly. Buying a new battery might solve it but an expensive experiment.

Won't be a cheap solution unless you are lucky and get one on loan.

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you will need to go to a linux forum and ask the question there i have found a few on there site for ubuntu drivers.

but here is a direct link to the driver download try this first http://www.broadcom.com/support/802.11/linux_sta.php

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