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Broadcom NetXtreme II Base Driver Dell Update Package, v.14.1.5, A01

Dell Update Package for updating and fresh installing Broadcom NetXtreme II device drivers. This package will not update devices if the intermediate (teaming) driver and/or the BACS Application are installed, this package is intended for Plug and Play or unattended installation.

Fixes & Enhancements

Broadcom NetXtreme II Base Driver Update Package for Windows 2003 x32/x64 bit to add support for BCM57711 and BCM5709 based adapters.

Defects fixed with this release:

- Fixed an issue where advance property of a network adapter will disappear after the driver upgrade
- Receive Side Scaling has been improved to prevent erratic throughput under certain traffic conditions.

Please review release notes for further details.

Version

Version 14.1.5, A01

Release date

17 Dec 2009

Last Updated

03 Nov 2011

Importance

Recommended

Available formats

File Format:Update Package for Microsoft® Windows®
File Name:NIC_DRVR_WIN_R246439.EXE
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 6MB
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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Other versions

14.1.5,A00 15 Dec 20094:16:24 PM

Supported Operating Systems

MS Windows Server 2003
MS Windows 2003 x64

Applies to

NetXtreme II Base Driver Dell Update Package

Installation instructions

Custom Instructions for NIC_DRVR_WIN_R246439.EXE:

ATTENTION: THIS FILE IS FOR UPDATE AND FIRST TIME INSTALLS OF BROADCOM NETXTREME II BASE DRIVERS ONLY.
THIS PACKAGE WILL NOT WORK IF THE BROADCOM ADVANCED DRIVERS AND APPLICATIONS ARE INSTALLED OR IF THE SETUP.EXE INSTALLSHIELD
PACKAGE WAS USED TO INSTALL THE DRIVERS.
TO UPDATE INSTALLATIONS WITH THE ADVANCED DRIVERS AND/OR APPLICATIONS USE THE 'FAMILY OF ADAPTERS' UPDATE PACKAGE.

Download

1. Click the Download Now link to download the file.
2. If the Export Compliance Disclaimer window appears, click the I agree link to accept the agreement.
3. When the File Download window appears, click Save to save the file to your hard drive.

Installation

1. Browse to the location where you downloaded the file and double-click the new file.
2. Read over the release information presented in the dialog window.
3. Download and install any prerequisites identified in the dialog window before proceeding.
4. Click the Install button.
5. Follow the remaining prompts to perform the installation.


Base driver only update package for NetXtreme I devices for Windows 2003 32/64 bit operating systems

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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 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).