Application Broadcom Gigabit NetLink Controller

A way to uninstall Broadcom Gigabit NetLink Controller from your system

This web page contains complete information on how to uninstall Broadcom Gigabit NetLink Controller for Windows. It was created for Windows by Broadcom Corporation. You can find out more on Broadcom Corporation or check for application updates here. Click on to get more info about Broadcom Gigabit NetLink Controller on Broadcom Corporation's website. Broadcom Gigabit NetLink Controller is commonly installed in the C:\Program Files\Broadcom folder, however this location can differ a lot depending on the user's option when installing the program. The full uninstall command line for Broadcom Gigabit NetLink Controller is MsiExec.exe /X{96F70DF8-160F-4F9C-9B9E-2A9B439B4EB9}. Broadcom Gigabit NetLink Controller's main file takes about 385.30 KB (394552 bytes) and its name is bcmwls32.exe.

The following executables are contained in Broadcom Gigabit NetLink Controller. They occupy 622.61 KB (637552 bytes) on disk.

  • bcmwls32.exe (385.30 KB)
  • bcmwlu00.exe (237.30 KB)

The current page applies to Broadcom Gigabit NetLink Controller version 12.26.01 only. You can find below info on other application versions of Broadcom Gigabit NetLink Controller: to view all...
Broadcom Gigabit NetLink Controller has the habit of leaving behind some leftovers.

Folders left behind when you uninstall Broadcom Gigabit NetLink Controller:
  • C:\Program Files\Broadcom

The files below are left behind on your disk by Broadcom Gigabit NetLink Controller when you uninstall it:
  • C:\Program Files\Broadcom\BDrvK57Inst\
  • C:\Program Files\Broadcom\BDrvK57Inst\k57nd60a.inf
  • C:\Program Files\Broadcom\BDrvK57Inst\k57nd60a.pdb
  • C:\Program Files\Broadcom\BDrvK57Inst\k57nd60a.sys
  • C:\Windows\Installer\{96F70DF8-160F-4F9C-9B9E-2A9B439B4EB9}\ARPPRODUCTICON.exe

Use regedit.exe to manually remove from the Windows Registry the data below:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\8FD07F69F061C9F4B9E9A2B934B9E49B
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{96F70DF8-160F-4F9C-9B9E-2A9B439B4EB9}

Open regedit.exe in order to delete the following registry values:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\8FD07F69F061C9F4B9E9A2B934B9E49B\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\Program Files\Broadcom\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\Windows\Installer\{96F70DF8-160F-4F9C-9B9E-2A9B439B4EB9}\

A way to uninstall Broadcom Gigabit NetLink Controller from your PC with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Broadcom Gigabit NetLink Controller is a program marketed by Broadcom Corporation. Sometimes, users try to remove it. Sometimes this can be easier said than done because removing this by hand takes some advanced knowledge related to Windows program uninstallation. The best SIMPLE way to remove Broadcom Gigabit NetLink Controller is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here are some detailed instructions about how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO already installed on your Windows PC, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very efficient uninstaller and general tool to clean your Windows system.


  • visit Download Link
  • download the setup by clicking on the green DOWNLOAD NOW button
  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to admire the program's interface and wealth of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good package of utilities.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools

4. Press the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. A list of the applications installed on the computer will appear

6. Navigate the list of applications until you find Broadcom Gigabit NetLink Controller or simply click the Search feature and type in "Broadcom Gigabit NetLink Controller". The Broadcom Gigabit NetLink Controller app will be found very quickly. Notice that after you click Broadcom Gigabit NetLink Controller in the list of applications, the following data regarding the program is made available to you:

  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating explains the opinion other users have regarding Broadcom Gigabit NetLink Controller, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other users - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the program you want to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for Broadcom Gigabit NetLink Controller:

  • The publisher is:
  • The uninstall string is: MsiExec.exe /X{96F70DF8-160F-4F9C-9B9E-2A9B439B4EB9}
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will appear. accept the uninstall by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will remove Broadcom Gigabit NetLink Controller.
Uninstall Broadcom Gigabit NetLink Controller

8. After removing Broadcom Gigabit NetLink Controller, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Click Next to start the cleanup. All the items of Broadcom Gigabit NetLink Controller that have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling Broadcom Gigabit NetLink Controller with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry items, files or directories are left behind on your PC.

Your Windows system will remain clean, speedy and able to run without errors or problems.

Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • 10.0
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
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This page is not a recommendation to uninstall Broadcom Gigabit NetLink Controller by Broadcom Corporation from your PC, we are not saying that Broadcom Gigabit NetLink Controller by Broadcom Corporation is not a good application. This page simply contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall Broadcom Gigabit NetLink Controller in case you want to. The information above contains registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-08-04 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-08-04 14:30:29.787