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Press “Windows-E” to open File Explorer. Enabling the Jumbo Frame allows the card to send and receive much larger blocks pxcket data and reduces CPU usage. You may not reverse engineer, decompile or disassemble, modify or create derivative works of the Software. No, I do not agree Yes, I agree. By opening or breaking the seal on the Software packet sinstalling, downloading, activating the Software, click-accepting these terms or using the Software, you packst to be bound by the terms of this Agreement.


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How to Optimize Bandwidth on a Broadcom NetXtreme Gigabit

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Restart the computer and connect to the router or switch as you normally would. Compatible Systems ChengMing The use of the program is also subject to the terms of your Service Agreement and Terms and Conditions of Sale if in the US or the applicable service agreement and terms of sale on your local Dell.

Dell may modify the Software at any time with or without prior notice to you. To obtain the best network performance from a Broadcom NetXtreme Gigabit adapter, though, you may have to optimize advanced settings for the card in Windows.

How to Optimize Bandwidth on a Broadcom NetXtreme Gigabit |

During the update, packte computer will restart and you will briefly see a black screen. Finally, you should disable the “Shutdown Wake-On-Lan” feature, as allowing Windows to manage power features for the Ethernet card can slow performance. You agree to abide by these laws. Scroll down to and double-click the “Network adapters” header in the Device Manager list. Make the following changes in the Advanced Properties list: Follow the on-screen prompts to install the new driver, and reboot your computer when prompted.


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