Broadcom NetXtreme/NetLink Fast/Gigabit Ethernet Software for Windows XP, XP Tablet Edition 2005, 2000, NT - ThinkPad R51e, R52, R60, R60e, R61, R61e, R61i, T43, T43p, X41, X41 Tablet, Z60m, Z60t, Z61e, Z61m, Z61p, Z61t
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10.35.0.0 24 Oct 2008
README for Broadcom NetXtreme/NetLink Fast/Gigabit Ethernet Software
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10.35.0.0 24 Oct 2008

This package installs the Ethernet driver for Microsoft Windows NT 4.0, Microsoft Windows 2000, Microsoft Windows XP, Microsoft Windows XP Tablet Edition 2005.

One of the following Ethernet devices is integrated into your ThinkPad system.

  • Broadcom NetXtreme Fast Ethernet
  • Broadcom NetXtreme Gigabit Ethernet
  • Broadcom NetLink Fast Ethernet
  • Broadcom NetLink Gigabit Ethernet

This release supports the following ThinkPad systems:

  • ThinkPad R51e(*1), R52
  • ThinkPad R60, R60e
  • ThinkPad R61(*2), R61e, R61i (*3)
  • ThinkPad T43, T43p
  • ThinkPad X41, X41 Tablet
  • ThinkPad Z60m, Z60t, Z61e, Z61m, Z61p, Z61t
Additional information
Contents
Summary of changes
Installation instructions
Determining which version is installed

Notes

*1: Supports Fast Ethernet only.
*2: ThinkPad R61 machine types that are supported by this driver 8930, 8932, 8933, 8934, 8935, 8936, 8937 8942, 8943, 8944, 8945, 8947, 8948, 8949
*3: ThinkPad R61i machine types that are supported by this driver 7650, 8932, 8943

This package also installs Broadcom Advanced Control Suite 2 (BACS2) which is an integrated utility that provides useful information about each network adapter that is installed in your computer. BACS2 also enables you to perform detailed tests, diagnostics, and analyses on each adapter, as well as to view and modify property values and view traffic statistics for each adapter.

If this package has been installed, updating (overwrite-installing) this package will fix problems, add new functions, or expand functions.

This program is language independent and can be used with any language system.

Summary of changes
Release 10.4.4
  • (New) Support for ThinkPad R61, R61e, R61i.
Release 8.3.9
  • (New) Initial release for ThinkPad R60, R60e, Z61e, Z61m, Z61t, Z61p

Release 8.1.5

  • (New) Initial release for ThinkPad Z60t and R51e
Release 7.7.8
  • (New) Initial release for ThinkPad T43 and T43p
  • (New) Initial release for ThinkPad T43 (new Machine Type (M/T)) and R52 ThinkPad T43 new M/T: 1871/1872/1873/1874/1875/1876
  • (New) Initial release for ThinkPad X41
  • (New) Initial release for ThinkPad X41 Tablet
Installation Instructions
Windows XP / Windows XP Tablet Edition 2005 / Windows 2000
Manual install
  1. Start Windows XP / Windows XP Tablet Edition 2005 / Windows 2000 and logon with administrative privileges.
  2. Extract the package to the hard drive (default location is C:\DRIVERS\WIN\ETHERNET).
  3. Click Start, then click All Programs.
  4. Click Accessories, then click Run.
  5. Specify SETUP.EXE with the full path name where you extracted the package in step 2 and click OK.
    Example: C:\DRIVERS\WIN\ETHERNET\TOOLS\DRVINST\IA32\SETUP.EXE
  6. Click Next.
  7. Select I accept the terms in the license agreement.
  8. Click Install.
  9. Click Finish, then reboot the system.
Windows NT 4.0
Update install
  1. Start Windows NT 4.0.
  2. Note the full path name of the folder where the drivers are extracted before starting the installation.
  3. Click Start, select Settings, and click Control Panel.
  4. Double-click Network.
  5. Click the Adapters tab.
  6. Select Broadcom NetXtreme/NetLink Fast/Gigabit Ethernet.
  7. Click Update.
  8. Type the full path name of the folder where the drivers are extracted in Insert Disk dialog box.
    Example: C:\DRIVERS\WIN\ETHERNET\WINNT
  9. Click Continue.
  10. Click Close.
  11. Click Yes when prompted to restart the computer.

Clean install (First Network Configuration)

  1. Start Windows NT 4.0.
  2. Note the full path name of the folder where the drivers are extracted before starting the installation.
  3. Click Start, select Settings, and click Control Panel.
  4. Double-click Network.
  5. It displays the "Network Configuration" dialog box if this is the first time to configure the Network. If not, go to step 21.
  6. Click Yes.
  7. Select Wired to the network, and click Next.
  8. Click Select from list.
  9. Click Have Disk.
  10. Type the full path name of the folder where the drivers are extracted in Insert Disk dialog box.
    Example: c:\Drivers\WIN\Ethernet\WinNT
  11. Click OK.
  12. Select Gigabit Ethernet Controller, then click OK.
  13. Click Next.
  14. Select Network Protocols and click Next.
  15. Select Network Services and click Next.
  16. Click Next.
  17. Follow the prompts for any Windows NT installation disks by typing the full path to the folder that contains Windows NT files. It is usually the c:\i386 folder or Windows NT CD-ROM's \i386 directory.
  18. Follow the instructions displayed on the screen.
  19. Click Finish when the installation completes.
  20. Click Yes when prompted to restart the computer.

    Add Ethernet to Network Configuration
  21. Click the Adapters tab.
  22. Click Add.
  23. Click Have Disk.
  24. Type the full path name of the folder where the drivers are extracted in Insert Disk dialog box.
    Example: c:\Drivers\WIN\Ethernet\WinNT
  25. Click OK.
  26. Select Gigabit Ethernet Controller.
  27. Click OK.
  28. Click Close.
  29. Follow the instructions displayed on the screen.
  30. Click Yes when prompted to restart the computer.
BACS2 Installation
Note: Before upgrading Broadcom Advanced Control Suite 2 (BACS2), you have to uninstall the current BACS2 that is installed on your ThinkPad system.
  1. Execute setup.exe in the BACS folder
  2. Click Next.
  3. Click Yes.
  4. Click Next.
  5. Click OK.
Unattended Installation

This is for system administrators' use only.

  1. Start Windows and logon with administrative privileges.
  2. Extract the package to the hard drive.
    The default location is C:\DRIVERS\WIN\ETHERNET.
  3. Click Start, then click All Programs.
  4. Click Accessories, then click Run
  5. Specify SETUP.EXE /s /v/qn with the full path name where you extracted the package in the step 2, and click OK.
    Example: C:\DRIVERS\WIN\ETHERNET\TOOLS\DRVINST\IA32\SETUP.EXE /s /v/qn
  6. Follow the instructions on the screen, then reboot the system.
Unattended Installation with a Text-based Answer File

This is for system administrators' use only.

Unattended installation instructions are located at the following folders in this package.

Example:

  • [Windows XP/XP Tablet PC Edition 2005] C:\DRIVERS\WIN\ETHERNET\TOOLS\UNATTEND\IA32
  • [Windows 2000] C:\DRIVERS\WIN\ETHERNET\TOOLS\UNATTEND\WIN2K
  • [Windows NT 4.0] C:\DRIVERS\WIN\ETHERNET\TOOLS\UNATTEND\WINNT

Determining which version is installed
Windows 2000/XP/XP Tablet Edition 2005
NDISFile NameVersionOperating System
NDIS51 b57xp32.sys 10.35.0.0 (RELEASE 10.4.4) Windows XP / XP Tablet Edition 2005
NDIS5 b57w2k.sys 10.35.0.0 (RELEASE 10.4.4) Windows 2000
NDIS4 b57nt4.sys 10.35.0.0 (RELEASE 10.4.4) Windows NT 4.0
  1. Right-click My Computer and click Properties.
  2. Click the Hardware tab and click Device Manager.
  3. Expand the Network adapters category.
  4. Right-click Broadcom NetXtreme/NetLink Fast/Gigabit Ethernet, and click Properties.
  5. Click the Driver tab and the driver version is displayed.
Windows NT
  1. Right-click Network Neighborhood and click Properties.
  2. Click the Adapters tab.
  3. Select Broadcom NetXtreme/NetLink Gigabit Ethernet in the Network Adapters and the driver version is displayed in the Item Notes


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