Emachines M5305 Driver Download (Official)

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The M5305 is a network device manufactured by Emachines. Issues like weak Wi-Fi signal, slow DNS lookup, duplicate IP addresses, slow network and excessive CPU usage can be solved by updating this driver. This driver - "BRCM_LAN_3_51_0_0.zip" - has been downloaded 1,301 times and is rated 5 out of 5 stars based on 17 reviews. Our users report success installing this driver update on PCs running Windows XP. The total disk space used for this update is 64.1 KB.

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Supported Models


ASUSTeK/Broadcom 440x 10/100 Integrated Controller

Broadcom 440x 10/100 Integrated Controller


MSI/Broadcom 440x 10/100 Integrated Controller




Supported Operating Systems

Windows XP

File Name

Versions (2002-12-17) via .inf

Additional Notes

Broadcom Network Driver

Uploaded By

Vinod (DG Staff Member) on 21-Aug-2004

Ratings & Reviews

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Driver Contents File List

The following files are found inside the driver download file.

Name Size Date
2K/release.txt 8.8 KB 17 Dec 2002
2K/bcm4sbe5.cat 7.8 KB 20 Dec 2002
2K/bcm4sbe5.sys 43.8 KB 17 Dec 2002
2K/bcm4sbe5.inf 13.5 KB 17 Dec 2002
XP/release.txt 8.8 KB 20 Feb 2003
XP/bcm4sbxp.inf 10.8 KB 20 Feb 2003
XP/bcm4sbxp.sys 42.4 KB 20 Feb 2003
XP/bcm4sbxp.cat 7.8 KB 20 Feb 2003

How to Update M5305 Device Drivers Quickly & Easily

Step 1 - Download Your Driver

To get the M5305 driver, click the green download button above. After you complete your download, move on to Step 2.

If the driver listed is not the right version or operating system, search our driver archive for the correct version. Enter Emachines M5305 into the search box above and then submit. In the results, choose the best match for your PC and operating system.

Tech Tip: If you are having trouble deciding which is the right driver, try the Emachines Driver Update Utility. It is a software utility which automatically finds and downloads the right driver.

To find the newest driver, you may need to visit the Emachines website. Most major device manufacturers update their drivers regularly.

Step 2 - Install Your Driver

Once you have downloaded your new driver, you'll need to install it. In Windows, use a built-in utility called Device Manager, which allows you to see all of the devices recognized by your system, and the drivers associated with them.

How to Open Device Manager

  • In Windows 11, Windows 10 & Windows 8.1, right-click the Start menu and select Device Manager

  • In Windows 8, swipe up from the bottom, or right-click anywhere on the desktop and choose "All Apps" -> swipe or scroll right and choose "Control Panel" (under Windows System section) -> Hardware and Sound -> Device Manager

  • In Windows 7, click Start -> Control Panel -> Hardware and Sound -> Device Manager

  • In Windows Vista, click Start -> Control Panel -> System and Maintenance -> Device Manager

  • In Windows XP, click Start -> Control Panel -> Performance and Maintenance -> System -> Hardware tab -> Device Manager button

How to Install a driver from Device Manager

  1. Locate the device and model that is having the issue and double-click on it to open the Properties dialog box.

  2. Select the Driver tab.

  3. Click the Update Driver button and follow the instructions.

In most cases, you will need to reboot your computer in order for the driver update to take effect.

Tech Tip: Driver downloads and updates come in a variety of file formats with different file extensions. For example, you may have downloaded an EXE, INF, ZIP, or SYS file. Each file type has a slighty different installation procedure to follow.

For more help, visit our Driver Support Page for step-by-step videos on how to install drivers for every file type.

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