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Windows x64 driver update for NetXtreme I/II Broadcom Ethernet adapters for the 17.4.0 update.
Windows Server x64 driver update for NetXtreme I/II Broadcom Ethernet adapters.
Release Date 10/9/2012
Importance: Optional
Version: 17.4.0,

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Description: This file format consists of an archive of files that may be decompressed to a directory on the hard drive. The installation can then be done from that directory.
Download Type: HTTP
File Size: 34MB

File Format: Update Package for Microsoft® Windows® Download File Download File
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Description: Dell Update Packages (DUP) in Microsoft Windows 32bit format have been designed to run on Microsoft Windows 64bit Operating Systems. Dell Update Packages (DUP) in Microsoft Windows 64bit format will only run on Microsoft Windows 64bit Operating Systems. When selecting a device driver update be sure to select the one that is appropriate for your operating system.
Download Type: HTTP
File Size: 37MB

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Windows Server x64 driver update for NetXtreme I/II Broadcom Ethernet adapters.

Level of Importance:Optional

Dell recommends the customer review specifics about the update to determine if it applies to your system. The update contains changes that impact only certain configurations, or provides new features that may/may not apply to your environment.


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Applies to

  • Broadcom NetXtreme I and NetXtreme II Driver Family

Fixes & Enhancements

See the Release_notes.txt file in the Self-Extracting ZIP file that begins with Bcom_LAN*.

Installation instructions

Download either the Dell Update Package (DUP, file name starting with Network_Driver....) or the Self-Extracting ZIP file (file name starting with Bcom_LAN....) to your local hard drive or other storage media. 
Unzip the Self-Extracting ZIP to a location on your hard drive, change to that directory, then change to the Driver_Management_Apps_Install directory and execute "setup.exe".  Follow the on screen instructions to install the drivers and application.

To use the DUP, execute the downloaded file and follow the on screen instructions.            


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