B43 loaded but no WIFI on HP nc6400. zorin 15 lite

System: Host: wd300 Kernel: 5.4.0-47-generic x86_64 bits: 64
Desktop: Xfce 4.14.2 Distro: Zorin OS 15.3
Machine: Device: laptop System: Hewlett-Packard product: HP Compaq nc6400 (GH136UC#ABA) v: F.0B serial: N/A
Mobo: Hewlett-Packard model: 30AC v: KBC Version 56.36 serial: N/A
BIOS: Hewlett-Packard v: 68YCD Ver. F.0B date: 09/05/2007
Battery C1BA: charge: 9.3 Wh 18.5% condition: 50.3/50.3 Wh (100%)
CPU: Dual core Intel Core2 T5600 (-MCP-) speed/max: 1006/1833 MHz
Graphics: Card: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD/ATI] RV515/M52 [Mobility Radeon X1300]
Display Server: x11 (X.Org 1.20.8 )
drivers: ati,radeon (unloaded: modesetting,fbdev,vesa)
Resolution: 1440x900@60.00hz
OpenGL: renderer: ATI RV515 version: 2.1 Mesa 20.0.8
Network: Card: Broadcom and subsidiaries BCM4311 802.11a/b/g
driver: b43-pci-bridge
IF: N/A state: N/A mac: N/A
Drives: HDD Total Size: 351.5GB (2.3% used)
ID-1: model: WDC_WD3200BEKT
ID-2: model: Cruzer_Fit
Info: Processes: 170 Uptime: 6 min Memory: 587.0/2992.5MB
Client: Shell (bash) inxi: 2.3.56

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Can you please try:

sudo apt purge bcmwl-kernel-source

sudo apt install firmware-b43-installer

Welcome to the forum.

Is it the setup you were talking in another thread?

I've never installed Linux on a USB key but I am sure there is someone in this forum who can give you an advice.