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Driver Details

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.

Fixes & Enhancements

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


Version 17.4.0,

Release date

29 Apr 2013

Last Updated

30 Apr 2013



Available formats

File Format:Update Package for Microsoft® Windows®
File Name:Network_Driver_7WFK2_WN_17.4.0_17.4.0.9.EXE
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 37MB
Format DescriptionDell 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.
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File Format:Hard-Drive
File Name:Bcom_LAN_17.4.0_Windows_64_17.4.0.9.exe
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 34MB
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Supported Operating Systems

MS Windows 2008 x64
MS Windows Server 2012
MS Windows 2008 R2

Applies to

Broadcom NetXtreme I and NetXtreme II Driver Family

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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This driver has been tested by both the independent software vendor (ISV) and Dell on the operating systems, graphics cards, and application supported by your device to ensure maximum compatibility and performance. Details
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.