Broadcom 43142 Bluetooth Driver

Broadcom 43142 Bluetooth DriverNote that this is the Broadcom 43142 Bluetooth driver and not the Broadcom Bluetooth BCM4352 which is also listed on this website. Likewise it is called the Broadcom 43142 Bluetooth 4.0 Adapter, also take note that this driver works on a number of other Bluetooth devices as listed below.

Broadcom 43142 Bluetooth Driver

This is a large file which comes from the Lenovo website. Note the compatible devices for this software driver as listed. This was made for the Win7 32/64bit operating system but you can also run this on Windows 10. We will show you below how to do this. The driver was released 10 years ago in 2012. Yes, most of the hardware on this website is old but still in use around the world.

Firstly Several technological advancements led to an increase in devices that can connect using Bluetooth. Initially, only ten separate connections could take place at once; this number has since increased exponentially thanks to technological innovation. Initially, each device could only pair with one another; this number has since increased with the invention of multi-band technology that allows for more than ten paired connections per band. Finally see also the Broadcom Bluetooth BCM4352 Driver and the Broadcom BCM 5704 Driver and Broadcom BCM20702.

Currently, there are around thirty-six different bands used for Bluetooth communication. Each band allows for approximately twelve thousand possible connections between two or more electronic devices per second per band.

How to install a Bluetooth driver

Firstly, check your system to know more about it. Once you have the necessary details, look for the right Bluetooth driver that matches your system. You can easily download it from a reliable source.

After downloading, install the driver by double-clicking the setup file and following the instructions on your screen. It’s pretty much like following a recipe. Remember, the exact steps might vary based on your computer and Bluetooth device.

If you run into any issues, there’s a Microsoft Support page that offers helpful solutions for common Bluetooth problems. Also, always make sure to get your drivers from official sources or your computer’s manufacturer website. This keeps your computer safe and running smoothly!

 

Does my computer have a Broadcom 43142 Bluetooth?

To check if your computer has the Broadcom 43142 Bluetooth driver, follow these steps:

  1. Start by clicking on the Start menu, then right-click on My Computer and choose Manage.
  2. In the window that opens, find and double-click on the Bluetooth Radios category.
  3. Look for Broadcom Bluetooth 4.0 USB in the list and double-click it.
  4. A new window will pop up; click on the Driver tab.
  5. After you’ve done these steps, you’ll find the driver version. If it says “Broadcom 43142”, your computer has the Broadcom 43142 Bluetooth driver.

Keep in mind, these steps are specifically for Windows 7. If you’re using a different version of Windows or another operating system, the steps might be a bit different. If you get stuck, you can check out the Microsoft Support page for more help with Bluetooth issues.

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Update Broadcom 43142 Bluetooth driver

  1. Firstly, download the driver from the official website. Look for “Broadcom 43142 Bluetooth 4.0 Adapter Driver version 12.0.1.880” and download it.
  2. Once downloaded, extract the file. Think of it like opening a package – you need to take out what’s inside.
  3. Next, open Device Manager. You can do this by pressing the Windows key and X at the same time, then selecting Device Manager from the options. Alternatively, you can right-click on My Computer, choose Manage, and find Device Manager on the left side.
  4. Find your Broadcom Bluetooth device, right-click on it, and select Update Driver Software.
  5. Choose to select the location of the new driver manually. This means you tell your computer where to find the new driver. Click “Browse” and find the folder where you extracted the driver.
  6. If you already have the driver installed and want to update to a newer version, click on “Let me pick from a list of device drivers on my computer.” Then, click “Have Disk,” browse to the folder where you extracted the driver, and click Ok.

Remember, these steps are for Windows 10. If you’re using a different version of Windows or a different operating system, the steps might be a little different. If you run into any problems, you can check out the Microsoft Support page for more help with Bluetooth issues.

Supported Bluetooth Devices

  • BCM20702 Bluetooth 4.0 USB Device
  • BCM20702 Bluetooth 4.0 +HS USB Device
  • Bluetooth 4.0 USB
  • Bluetooth 4.0
  • BCM20702 Bluetooth USB Device
  • Bluetooth 3.0 USB
  • Bluetooth 2.1 USB
  • Broadcom Bluetooth USB

 

Supported Computers

These are all Broadcom chipsets and they have been used in many different devices. The name of the device is not important as the hardware will be the same which is Broadcom. As stated these drivers are old as most people tend to use them to rollback their devices when they start getting errors from the Broadcom 43142 Bluetooth 4.0 Adapter.

  • Broadcom 2070 Bluetooth
  • Bluetooth module
  • Dell Wireless 375 Bluetooth Module
  • ThinkPad Bluetooth 3.0
  • Broadcom BCM2070 Bluetooth 3.0 USB Device
  • MSI Bluetooth Device
  • BT-270
  • NB-290
  • Broadcom BCM2070 Bluetooth 3.0 + HS USB Device
  • FOXCONN-T77H114-BCM2070

Hardware ID

This is for Windows 10 and up.

Hardware ID  Device Name
USB\VID_0B05&PID_17CB 20702 standalone
USB\VID_050D&PID_065A 20702 standalone
USB\VID_0A5C&PID_21EC 20702A1 REF6 OTP module standalone
USB\VID_13D3&PID_3384 20702A1 Azurewave standalone
USB\VID_413C&PID_8197 Dell DW380 Nancy Blakes standalone
USB\VID_145F&PID_01A3 20702A1 Asus Trust standalone
USB\VID_04CA&PID_2003 20702A1 Lenovo China standalone
USB\VID_0489&PID_E042 20702A1 Lenovo China standalone

 

Windows 10

Hardware ID Device Name
USB\VID_105B&PID_E065 LenovoChina 43142A0 combo
USB\VID_04F2&PID_B4A1 ASUS Chicony BCM43142A0 NGFF
USB\VID_04CA&PID_2006 LiteOn 43142 combo
USB\VID_0A5C&PID_216C HP Harrier 43142
USB\VID_0A5C&PID_216D HP Hornet 43142Y ngff combo
USB\VID_04CA&PID_2012 Acer BCM943142Y NGFF
USB\VID_0489&PID_E096 BCM43142A0
USB\VID_0A5C&PID_216A Dell DW1708 43142Y combo
USB\VID_0930&PID_0225 Toshiba 43142 combo NGFF
USB\VID_0930&PID_0226 Toshiba 43142 combo NGFF
USB\VID_13D3&PID_3427 Toshiba 43142 combo NGFF
USB\VID_0930&PID_021F Toshiba 43142
USB\VID_0A5C&PID_21D7 BRCM Generic 43142A0 RAMUSB
USB\VID_04CA&PID_2009 LiteOn 43142 combo
USB\VID_0489&PID_E055 43142A0 Acer combo
USB\VID_13D3&PID_3388 BRCM Generic 43142A0 RAMUSB
USB\VID_13D3&PID_3389 BRCM Generic 43142A0 RAMUSB
USB\VID_13D3&PID_3482 AZUREWAVE BCM43142A0 NGFF
USB\VID_13D3&PID_3484 Acer AZUREWAVE BCM43142A0 NGFF

Windows 8.1 (S1)

This is for the Windows 8.1 systems for the Broadcom 43142 Bluetooth 4.0 Adapter.

Hardware ID Device Name
USB\VID_0489&PID_E032 20702 E032 Combo
USB\VID_0A5C&PID_21E3 20702A1 non-UHE 4313 combo HP Valentine
USB\VID_0A5C&PID_21E1 20702A1 non-UHE HP SoftSailing
USB\VID_0A5C&PID_21E8 20702A1 dongles
USB\VID_0489&PID_E046 20702A1 Acer 43228+20702 combo card
USB\VID_0A5C&PID_21EC 20702A1 REF6 OTP module standalone
USB\VID_04CA&PID_2003 20702A1 Lenovo China standalone
USB\VID_0489&PID_E042 20702A1 Lenovo China standalone
USB\VID_0489&PID_E04F 20702A1 Lenovo China 43227 WLAN + 20702A1 Combo card
USB\VID_13D3&PID_3384 20702A1 Azurewave standalone
USB\VID_0A5C&PID_21E6 20702 non-UHE Lenovo Japan
USB\VID_0A5C&PID_21F3 Lenovo Edge 43228 + 20702A1 combo
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Windows 8.1 (S2)

Hardware ID Device Name
USB\VID_0A5C&PID_21F4 Lenovo Edge 4313 + 20702A1 combo
USB\VID_0489&PID_E052 20702 non-UHE Generic
USB\VID_0A5C&PID_21F1 43228 combo
USB\VID_0A5C&PID_21D3 BRCM Generic 43142A0 RAMUSB
USB\VID_0A5C&PID_21D6 BRCM Generic 43142A0 RAMUSB (Radio Control Disabled)
USB\VID_0A5C&PID_21D7 BRCM Generic 43142A0 RAMUSB
USB\VID_0A5C&PID_21D8 BRCM Generic 43142A0 RAMUSB
USB\VID_13D3&PID_3388 BRCM Generic 43142A0 RAMUSB
USB\VID_13D3&PID_3389 BRCM Generic 43142A0 RAMUSB
USB\VID_0B05&PID_17B5 Asus 43228+20702A1 combo
USB\VID_0930&PID_021E 20702A1 Toshiba standalone
USB\VID_0489&PID_E055 43142A0 Acer combo
USB\VID_13D3&PID_3392 Azurewave 43228+20702
USB\VID_413C&PID_8197 Dell DW380 Nancy Blakes standalone
USB\VID_04CA&PID_2004 LiteOn 43228+20702 combo

Windows 8.1 (S3)

Hardware ID Device Name
USB\VID_04CA&PID_2005 LiteOn 43228+20702 combo
USB\VID_0489&PID_E059 Acer 43228 + 20702A1 combo
USB\VID_0A5C&PID_21DC HP 43142A0 RAMUSB
USB\VID_105B&PID_E065 LenovoChina 43142A0 combo
USB\VID_105B&PID_E066 LenovoChina 43228+20702 combo
USB\VID_0A5C&PID_21DE 4352+20702A1 combo
USB\VID_04CA&PID_2006 LiteOn 43142 combo
USB\VID_04CA&PID_2007 LiteOn 43142
USB\VID_04CA&PID_2009 LiteOn 43142 combo
USB\VID_04CA&PID_2012 Acer BCM943142Y NGFF
USB\VID_13D3&PID_3404 4352HMB Azurewave Module
USB\VID_0930&PID_021F Toshiba 43142
USB\VID_413C&PID_8143 DW1550 4352+20702 combo
USB\VID_0B05&PID_17CB 20702 standalone
USB\VID_050D&PID_065A 20702 standalone
USB\VID_0489&PID_E062 Sony 43142A0 combo
USB\VID_0489&PID_E07A Lenovo China 4352+20702 NGFF
USB\VID_04CA&PID_200A LiteOn 4352 combo
USB\VID_04CA&PID_200B LiteOn 4352 combo
USB\VID_04CA&PID_200C LiteOn 4352 combo

Windows 8.1 (S4)

Hardware ID Device Name
USB\VID_04CA&PID_200E Liteon 43228 NGFF combo
USB\VID_04CA&PID_200F Acer_LiteOn BCM20702A1_4352
USB\VID_0B05&PID_17CF Asus 4352_20702A1 combo
USB\VID_145F&PID_01A3 20702A1 Asus Trust standalone
USB\VID_0930&PID_0221 20702A1 Toshiba 4352
USB\VID_0A5C&PID_21FB HP Supra 4352 20702A1 combo
USB\VID_0A5C&PID_21FD BRCM Generic 4352z RAMUSB
USB\VID_0A5C&PID_21FE HP Vegas 43142 combo
USB\VID_13D3&PID_3411 Dell Alienware 4352 20702A1 combo
USB\VID_13D3&PID_3413 Azurewave 4360+20702 combo
USB\VID_13D3&PID_3418 Azurewave 4352+20702 combo module
USB\VID_13D3&PID_3427 Toshiba 43142 combo NGFF
USB\VID_0930&PID_0223 20702A1 Toshiba 4352
USB\VID_0930&PID_0225 Toshiba 43142 combo NGFF
USB\VID_0930&PID_0226 Toshiba 43142 combo NGFF
USB\VID_0A5C&PID_2167 BRCM Generic 43142Y (NGFF)
USB\VID_0A5C&PID_2168 BRCM Generic 43162Z
USB\VID_0A5C&PID_2169 BRCM Generic 43228z
USB\VID_0A5C&PID_216A Dell DW1708 43142Y combo
USB\VID_0A5C&PID_216B HP Rapture 4352z ngff combo
USB\VID_0A5C&PID_216C HP Harrier 43142
USB\VID_0A5C&PID_216D HP Hornet 43142Y ngff combo
USB\VID_13D3&PID_3435 AZUREWAVE BCM20702A1_4352
USB\VID_13D3&PID_3456 AZUREWAVE BCM20702A1_4352
USB\VID_185F&PID_2167 LenovoChina_BCM43142A0_1.1.11.197_NGFF
USB\VID_0489&PID_E079 Lenovo China 43162 NGFF
USB\VID_0489&PID_E087 Acer 43228 NGFF combo module
USB\VID_0489&PID_E096 BCM43142A0
USB\VID_0930&PID_0229 43162 combo NGFF
USB\VID_0A5C&PID_216E HP Blackbird 43162 NGFF
USB\VID_0A5C&PID_216F Dell DW1560 4352+20702 M.2
USB\VID_0A5C&PID_640A BRCM Generic Reference 4356
USB\VID_0A5C&PID_640B HP Luffy 43228 + 20702 M.2
USB\VID_0A5C&PID_6417 Zebra 4352
USB\VID_19FF&PID_0239 Bestbuy 20702B0 micro
USB\VID_0B05&PID_180A Azurewave 4360+20702 combo
USB\VID_04CA&PID_2014 Asus LiteOn BCM4356A2 NGFF
USB\VID_04CA&PID_2016 Lenovo 43162 NGFF combo module
USB\VID_0489&PID_E097 Acer Foxconn BCM4356A2 NGFF
USB\VID_13D3&PID_3473 Asus AZUREWAVE BCM4356A2 NGFF
USB\VID_13D3&PID_3482 AZUREWAVE BCM43142A0 NGFF
USB\VID_13D3&PID_3484 Acer AZUREWAVE BCM43142A0 NGFF
USB\VID_04CA&PID_2013 Acer LiteOn BCM4356A2 NGFF
USB\VID_0A5C&PID_640E Lenovo 4356 NGFF combo
USB\VID_0A5C&PID_6414 Lenovo 4350C5
USB\VID_0A5C&PID_6413 Broadcom Generic 4350C5
USB\VID_0A5C&PID_6412 Dell 4350C5

 

Serial Flash Devices

Hardware ID  Device Name
USB\VID_0489&PID_E033 Acer 20702 Serial FLASH
USB\VID_0A5C&PID_21E4 20702A1 Serial Flash Dongle
USB\VID_0A5C&PID_745E 20703A1 non-UHE Serial Flash

 

Finally if you see and error usbstor\otherwd______ses_device______1004 then know that this is a SES drive issue and not a Broadcom issue. This is the Broadcom 43142 Bluetooth 4.0 Adapter.

 

driver download

Broadcom 43142 Bluetooth Driver

(Generic Driver)

Broadcom 43142 Bluetooth Driver

(Last driver Windows 10)

Broadcom 43142 Bluetooth Driver

(Last Driver Windows 8.1)

Broadcom 43142 Bluetooth Driver

(Last Driver Windows 8)

 

UPDATE: The Windows 10 driver file for BCM43142A0 has been added here. Lastly also see the USB 2.0 PC Camera Driver for Windows 7 as well as the Sweex LW053 Driver on here.

 

 

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