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So I partially solved this issue, by using the newer 4.0.6 kernel version of Fedora 22

Using uname -all I noticed that I was actually using the 4.0.4 kernel instead of the 4.0.6 kernel. (I dont know why my Fedora 22 upgrade defaulted to 4.0.4 when 4.0.6 was also available)

When I chose the newer kernel version for Fedora 22 at the boot loader I was able to get my USB working and use my phone hotspot to get internet, and modprobe wl now worked. The Wifi device now shows up on my NetworkManager however it is not able to detect any networks.

My next line of enquiry is to use the following question, although so far I have not completely solved this issue. https://ask.fedoraproject.org/en/question/71227/how-to-keep-fedora-22-updates-from-breaking-broadcom-bcm4312-wireless/

So I partially solved this issue, by using the newer 4.0.6 kernel version of Fedora 22

Using uname -all I noticed that I was actually using the 4.0.4 kernel instead of the 4.0.6 kernel. (I dont know why my Fedora 22 upgrade defaulted to 4.0.4 when 4.0.6 was also available)

When I chose the newer kernel version for Fedora 22 at the boot loader I was able to get my USB working and use my phone hotspot to get internet, and modprobe wl now worked. The Wifi device now shows up on my NetworkManager however it is not able to detect any networks.

My next line of enquiry is to use the following question, although so far I have not completely solved this issue. https://ask.fedoraproject.org/en/question/71227/how-to-keep-fedora-22-updates-from-breaking-broadcom-bcm4312-wireless/

UPDATE
I uninstalled kmod-wl akmod-wl then reinstalled both and followed the instructions in the question above
1. akmods --force(although it did not show Building and installing wl-kmodas mentioned in the other question 2.modprobe wl 3.reboot 4. the final touch for my Dell Inspiron 1545 was to hitctrl + F2 and this activated manual wifi switch and wifi appeared :)

So I partially solved this issue, by using the newer 4.0.6 kernel version of Fedora 22

Using uname -all I noticed that I was actually using the 4.0.4 kernel instead of the 4.0.6 kernel. (I dont know why my Fedora 22 upgrade defaulted to 4.0.4 when 4.0.6 was also available)

When I chose the newer kernel version for Fedora 22 at the boot loader I was able to get my USB working and use my phone hotspot to get internet, and modprobe wl now worked. The Wifi device now shows up on my NetworkManager however it is not able to detect any networks.

My next line of enquiry is to use the following question, although so far I have not completely solved this issue. https://ask.fedoraproject.org/en/question/71227/how-to-keep-fedora-22-updates-from-breaking-broadcom-bcm4312-wireless/

UPDATE
I uninstalled kmod-wl akmod-wl then reinstalled both and followed the instructions in the question above
1.
above:

1. akmods --force(although it did not show Building and installing wl-kmodas mentioned in the other question 2.question
2. modprobe wl 3.
3. reboot 4. 
4. 
5. the final touch for my Dell Inspiron 1545 was to hithit ctrl + F2 F2` and this activated manual wifi switch and wifi appeared :)