Broadcom Dell inspprion laptop Driver Download

Broadcom Drivers

The Dell inspprion laptop is a modem manufactured by Broadcom. If you cannot connect to the network, or have slow transfer speeds or intermittent disconnection problems, you may need to update your modem driver or firmware. Visitors have downloaded this file "BROADCOM_MODEM_DELL_R58028.EXE" 998 times with an aggregate rating of 4 out of 5 stars based on 10 reviews. Our users report success installing this driver update on PCs running Windows XP. The total disk space used for this update is 4.2 MB.

10 Ratings

Supported Models

Dell inspprion laptop

BCM V.92 56K Modem

BCM V.92 56K Voicemodem



Supported Operating Systems

Windows 2003, Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows NT4

File Name


3.5.24 (2003-02-24) via .inf

Additional Notes

Hard to find driver. Dell shows modem as "conexant D480" but that driver won't work. After many hours of trial and mostly error this one WORKS. On the bottom of computer a sticker shows "Broadcom Corporation modem"

Uploaded By

Andy (DG Member) on 9-Aug-2005

How to Update Dell inspprion laptop Device Drivers

Step 1 - Download Your Driver

To get the Dell inspprion laptop 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 Broadcom Dell inspprion laptop 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 Broadcom 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 Broadcom website. Most major device manufacturers update their drivers regularly.

Step 2 - Install Your Driver

After downloading your new driver, it's time to install it. For Windows users, the built-in Device Manager is your go-to tool for managing system devices and drivers. Here's how to use it:

  1. Right-click the Start button to open the Quick Access menu.

  2. Select "Device Manager" from the list of options.

  3. In the Device Manager window, locate the device that needs updating.

  4. Right-click on the device name and choose "Update driver" from the context menu.

  5. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation process.

Once the installation is complete, restart your computer to ensure the new driver is properly integrated and functional.

This simple process helps keep your system running smoothly and maintains compatibility with your hardware components.

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.

Driver Contents File List

The following files are found inside the driver download file.

Name Size Date
layout.bin 417 bytes 24 Feb 2003
BCMSMU.exe 147.5 KB 24 Feb 2003
BCMSMLog.exe 57.3 KB 24 Feb 2003
Setup.ini 683 bytes 24 Feb 2003 147.5 KB 24 Feb 2003 122.9 KB 24 Feb 2003 57.3 KB 24 Feb 2003 34.3 KB 24 Feb 2003 118.8 KB 24 Feb 2003 1.1 MB 24 Feb 2003
BCMSMNTP.sys 3.2 KB 24 Feb 2003
Setup.exe 168.4 KB 24 Feb 2003
ikernel.ex_ 344.9 KB 24 Feb 2003
BCMSMD2K.exe 57.3 KB 24 Feb 2003
BCMSMhom.exe 53.2 KB 24 Feb 2003 2.3 MB 24 Feb 2003
BCMSM168.dll 34.3 KB 24 Feb 2003 512 bytes 24 Feb 2003
BCMSMwdm.inf 54.6 KB 26 Feb 2003
BCMSMMon.exe 81.9 KB 24 Feb 2003 14.0 KB 4 Mar 2003
BCMSMU.INI 1.5 KB 24 Feb 2003
BCMSMhom.ini 837 bytes 24 Feb 2003
BCMSMMsg.exe 122.9 KB 24 Feb 2003
BCMSMI32.dll 118.8 KB 24 Feb 2003
BCMSM.sys 1.1 MB 24 Feb 2003
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