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Drivers for Windows Server 2003 R2 32 Bit Installed on Dell Optiplex 380

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I'm looking for the network drivers for a Windows 2003 R2 install on a Dell Optiplex 380. thanks!
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Get them from Broadcom for your BRCM 57780:
http://www.broadcom.com/support/ethernet_nic/netlink_k57.php
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by:Darius Ghassem
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What Network Card do you have? Is it the built-in network card? You should be able to look on Dell website to see what the actual Network card is then search manufacture website for Windows 2003 Server drivers.

For an example if you have a built-in intel network card you can search for model number for drivers
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by:maxxmyer
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Will thisd work for you?
http://support.dell.com/  then enter service tag
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Sorry dariusg  (only an assist. Did not intend to interfere with your comment)
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by:PowerEdgeTech
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No, because Server OS's are not supported by Dell on workstations.  Although some XP drivers will work for 2003, the best place to get drivers for unsupported OS's is from the individual device manufacturer.  In this case, the 380 uses an onboard Broadcom 57780 ethernet chip, and the link to the driver on Broadcom.com is in my first post.
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