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Driver Details

Broadcom Network Adapter Firmware, version 7.4.8 for use with the 17.4.0 drivers.

Firmware Dell Update Package for Broadcom 7.4.x Family of Firmware for use with the 17.4.0 driver set update as of Aug 2011.


Other versions
7.2.14,A00 13 Aug 201210:33:45 AM
7.0.48,A00 21 May 20123:50:28 PM
7.0.47,A00 16 Apr 20125:03:24 PM

Applies to

11G Dual Port 1Gig 5709 NDC;


Release date
29 Apr 2013
Last Updated
30 Apr 2013


Recommended. Dell recommends applying this update during your next scheduled update cycle. The update contains feature enhancements or changes that will help keep your system software current and compatible with other system modules (firmware, BIOS, drivers and software).

Available formats

File Format:Update Package for Microsoft® Windows®
File Name:Network_Firmware_THCKX_WN_7.4.8.EXE
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 16MB
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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Important Information

Update from FW 6.2.x using USC/LC to this version of firmware is not available. The upgrade of any 57712-k adapter with 6.2.x fw is ONLY supported from a Windows or Linux OS.

Fixes & Enhancements

- Support for Windows Server 2012.
- Bugfixes

Installation instructions

Download the DUP file to your hard drive and execute the file.

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