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

09 Oct 2012

Last Updated

04 Nov 2016


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: 37 MB
Format 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.
To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.
File Format:Hard-Drive
File Name:Bcom_LAN_17.4.0_Windows_64_17.4.0.9.exe
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 34 MB
Format 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.
To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.

By downloading, you accept the terms of the Dell Software License Agreement.

Other versions
20.8.1, 22 May 20182:03:50 PM
20.6.52, 09 Feb 20185:09:04 AM
20.6.51, 12 Dec 20174:32:03 PM
20.6.0, 13 Jun 20173:50:10 PM
18.2.0, 02 Dec 20135:10:14 PM, 10 Jun 20138:12:51 PM
Supported Operating Systems
Windows Server 2008 x64
Windows Server 2012
Windows Server 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.
Warning: Do not turn off your computer or disconnect from your power source while updating the BIOS or you may harm your computer. During the update, your computer will restart and you will briefly see a black screen.

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.