My wife’s PC is now running Windows 7 having rolled Windows 10 back. The name of the icon is only meaningful to the Network Properties window. Type compatibility in the search box and then press enter. This procedure depends on server BIOS implementation. If the file does not exist, a default register offset and mask bits are used.

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Method 2 – don’t understand! However, if netxtremf virtual connections are re-enabled, the system will report error as “connection failed! Once the driver is loaded and the cables are connected properly, the appropriate speed LED is lit and the data LED is on if data traffic is present.

Try inserting the adapter in another slot. Did this solve your problem?

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Able to create Broadcom LAC connections icons having same name under network properties menu. This test writes test data to the SRAM and reads it back to ensure that the data is correct. Inspect all cables and connections. Displays the version of the adapter software.


This test verifies the reset value of the registers. Selects the MBA speed and duplex mode. These are functions of the PHY.

It is seen only when configuring an Refer to ” Broadcom Advanced Control Suite ,” for setups and initialization. The Broadcom NIC was supposed to be Windows 10 compatible not all are according to the Broadcom web site, but obviously not, even with their latest driver installed. The status window displays various error messages that diagnose possible problems associated with the cable.

Cannot enable VLAN after it is disabled. Vmende Replied on September 6, However, back to the NIC: Setup the BIOS for the boot order.

Will not start – error code Off No Mbps link; possible link at different speed, possible bad cable, bad connector, broaddom configuration mismatch. However, an adapter programmed with this image is still operational in the motherboard’s BIOS with built-in BC; the BC on the adapter will not be used.

Broadcom NetXtreme 57xx Gigabit Controller won’t start

To verify that the driver is loaded properly, type. This is a limitation of the Windows hetxtreme installation paradigm, where this invalid configuration is still allowed.

Hardware Diagnostics Loopback diagnostic tests are available for testing the adapter hardware under Windows. Thanks for marking this as the answer.


Troubleshooting: Broadcom NetXtreme Gigabit Ethernet Adapter User’s Guide

How satisfied are you with this response? Check the configuration settings and change them if they are in conflict with another device.

I had the same issue and only solution was to rollback to Win 7 x This section provides a list of known software problems and solutions for the operating systems below. Refer to the user manual for the system for instructions. You may follow these steps to uninstall and reinstall the Network Adapter drivers: A network consists of one or more boot servers that provide boot images to multiple computers through the network. This is because the system BIOS in some system does not set the cache line size and the latency timer, after the adapter is added by Hot Plug.

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