How to Remove a BCMWLTRY.EXE Error

By Kefa Olang

Bcmwltry.exe is process used by BroadCom Corporation Wireless Network Software, for running BroadCom wireless WLAN cards. Although it is not a security risk per se, it launches automatically and displays frequent error pop-ups that can be annoying. If you do not have a BroadCom Wireless LAN card or device installed on your computer, stopping and removing the bcmwltry.exe process is perfectly safe and will not only free up system resources, but will not interfere with any network processes.

Step 1

Press "Ctrl," "Alt," and "Delete" together to open the Windows Task Manager. Click the "Processes" tab to show the currently running processes on your computer.

Step 2

Scroll down and click "bcmwltry.exe." Click "End Process." This will stop this program from running. Move to the next step to remove it from startup if it automatically launches every time you start your computer.

Step 3

Click the Windows "Start" button and click "Run." Type "msconfig" (without quotes) and click "OK" to open the Systems Configuration Utility.

Step 4

Click the "Startup tab" and remove the check from "bcmwltry," or "Broadcom." Click "OK" and restart your computer.

Step 5

Double-click "My Computer" on the desktop and double-click the "C:" drive. Double-click the "WINDOWS" folder. Double-click the "System32" folder. Locate the bcmwltry.exe process and delete it.

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