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HP NC-Series Broadcom 1Gb Multifunction Driver for Windows Server 2008 x64 Editions

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File name:
cp013493.exe [1/1, 2.87M]
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 x64
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Small Business
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Essential Business


Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.

Some issues that occur during high network utilization with TOE enabled have been corrected.

Some issues occurring on systems with more than 64 processor cores have been corrected.

Some issues with the behavior of interrupt moderation when RSS is enabled have been corrected.


See HP advisory http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/Document.jsp?lang=en&cc=us&objectID=c01684544&jumpid=reg_R1002_USEN.

On a ProLiant server running Windows Server 2003 or Windows Server 2008, if a version of the HP NC-Series Broadcom 1GbE Multifunction Driver for Windows Server earlier than version is installed and an attempt to upgrade the driver to a version later than version is made, the following message is displayed and is written to the cpqsetup.log:

HP Virtual Bus Device installation requires a newer version. Version is required.

To ensure the integrity of your download, HP recommends verifying your results with this MD5 Checksum value:

29d29e43b8e59d385ad5bdecbf5a6da7 cp013493.exe

Reboot Requirement:
Reboot is not required after installation for updates to take effect and hardware stability to be maintained.

Download the Smart Component to a directory on your hard drive and change to that directory.

From that drive and directory, execute the downloaded file.

Click the Install button to proceed with the installation.

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