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A way to uninstall Broadcom WLAN from your PC

You can find on this page detailed information on how to uninstall Broadcom WLAN for Windows. The Windows release was developed by Lenovo Electronics Inc.. Check out here for more information on Lenovo Electronics Inc.. Broadcom WLAN is frequently installed in the C:\Program Files\Lenovo\Broadcom 11g folder, depending on the user's decision. The full command line for removing Broadcom WLAN is C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{8991E763-21F5-4DEA-A938-5D9D77DCB488}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly. Note that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you might receive a notification for admin rights. DPInstia64.exe is the programs's main file and it takes approximately 1.36 MB (1423784 bytes) on disk.

The following executables are contained in Broadcom WLAN. They take 2.93 MB (3073272 bytes) on disk.

  • DPInst.exe (508.91 KB)
  • DPInstia64.exe (1.36 MB)
  • DPInstx64.exe (825.91 KB)
  • DRC.EXE (76.00 KB)
  • ISL.EXE (88.00 KB)
  • RMV.exe (112.00 KB) to view all...

The current web page applies to Broadcom WLAN version only. For other Broadcom WLAN versions please click below:

Broadcom WLAN has the habit of leaving behind some leftovers.

Folders found on disk after you uninstall Broadcom WLAN from your PC:
  • C:\Program Files\Lenovo\Broadcom 11g

Usually, the following files remain on disk:
  • C:\Program Files\Lenovo\Broadcom 11g\
  • C:\Program Files\Lenovo\Broadcom 11g\
  • C:\Program Files\Lenovo\Broadcom 11g\bcmwl5.inf
  • C:\Program Files\Lenovo\Broadcom 11g\bcmwl5.sys

Use regedit.exe to manually remove from the Windows Registry the keys below:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Lenovo Electronics Inc.\Broadcom WLAN
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{8991E763-21F5-4DEA-A938-5D9D77DCB488}

Open regedit.exe in order to delete the following registry values:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{8991E763-21F5-4DEA-A938-5D9D77DCB488}\DisplayIcon
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{8991E763-21F5-4DEA-A938-5D9D77DCB488}\InstallLocation
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{8991E763-21F5-4DEA-A938-5D9D77DCB488}\LogFile
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{8991E763-21F5-4DEA-A938-5D9D77DCB488}\ModifyPath

How to remove Broadcom WLAN from your computer with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Broadcom WLAN is an application offered by Lenovo Electronics Inc.. Sometimes, users choose to remove this program. Sometimes this is difficult because removing this manually takes some skill related to removing Windows programs manually. The best EASY manner to remove Broadcom WLAN is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your system, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is one of the best uninstaller and all around utility to optimize your PC.


2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to admire the program's design and number of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful Windows tool.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools

4. Press the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. A list of the programs existing on the computer will be shown to you

6. Navigate the list of programs until you find Broadcom WLAN or simply click the Search field and type in "Broadcom WLAN". If it is installed on your PC the Broadcom WLAN program will be found very quickly. Notice that after you click Broadcom WLAN in the list of apps, some data regarding the program is shown to you:

  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other users have regarding Broadcom WLAN, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other users - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the application you wish to uninstall, by pressing the Properties button.
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will come up. accept the uninstall by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will uninstall Broadcom WLAN.
Uninstall Broadcom WLAN

8. After removing Broadcom WLAN, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run an additional cleanup. Press Next to go ahead with the cleanup. All the items that belong Broadcom WLAN which have been left behind will be found and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By removing Broadcom WLAN with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your system.

Your Windows PC will remain clean, speedy and ready to take on new tasks.


Geographical user distribution

  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • 10.0
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
Software Application


The text above is not a recommendation to uninstall Broadcom WLAN by Lenovo Electronics Inc. from your computer, we are not saying that Broadcom WLAN by Lenovo Electronics Inc. is not a good application for your computer. This page only contains detailed info on how to uninstall Broadcom WLAN supposing you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-06-19 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-19 14:30:08.590