USB\VID_0489&PID_E096 is like a tag that identifies the BCM43142A0 chipset, which is a Bluetooth 4.0 chipset made by Broadcom Corporation. This chipset is used in lots of different devices, like laptops and USB dongle adapters. You can find it in devices from companies such as Lenovo, Acer, Sony, and HP.
If you want to put the driver for this hardware on your computer, you can do it in a few steps:
- First, grab the driver file from the device maker’s website or a trusted driver site.
- Unzip the file to your desktop or another place you can toss it after.
- Once the files are out, click on
setup.exeand run it as an administrator.
Always make sure to back up your computer and files before trying new drivers. If your device is acting up and showing a code 10 error, you might want to follow a Code 10 Error guide. See also the code 39 driver error.
Don’t forget to restart your computer after putting in the driver so everything sticks. If you run into any problems, check if the driver works with your operating system or ask the device maker’s support for help. Likewise also see the BCM43142a0 on here as well as the ubuntu usb to serial driver.
To check if your device has the BCM43142A0 chipset, follow these steps:
- Right-click on the Start button and choose Device Manager.
- In Device Manager, find Bluetooth and expand it to see various Bluetooth devices.
- To locate the actual PC Bluetooth controller, temporarily select Microsoft Bluetooth Enumerator with a single click.
- Change the Device Manager’s view (from the top menu bar) to View devices by connection. The parent of Microsoft Bluetooth Enumerator is the PC Bluetooth controller/chip.
- Access the properties for your unknown device in Device Manager and go to the Details tab.
- Open Property: Hardware Ids. In the Value section, you’ll find something like
USB\VID_0489&PID_E096. That’s all the information needed to identify the device.
If you spot
USB\VID_0489&PID_E096 in the Hardware Ids, then your device is equipped with the BCM43142A0 chipset. If you’re still uncertain, you can use a hardware scanning tool like Aida64 or reach out to your device manufacturer’s support for additional help. Always remember to back up your system and files before attempting to install any new drivers. Lastly also see other hardware id’s on here such as the USB\VID_0489&PID_E055 as well as the USB\VID_04CA&PID_2009.