WIN.txt Driver File Contents (via8233.ZIP)

**  VIA PCI 10/100Mb Fast Ethernet Adapter
**  NDIS Driver for Windows 95/95OSR2/98SE/ME/2000
**  v2.64   May. 2001


  This document shows you how to setup the driver in Windows operating system.

Contents of the Subdirectory:

    FETND5A.SYS         The NDIS5 driver for Windows.
    FETND4.SYS          The NDIS4 driver for Windows.
    FETND3.SYS          The NDIS3 driver for Windows.
    FETND.DOS           The NDIS2 driver for Windows.
    FETODI.COM          The ODI driver for Windows.
    FETNDIS.INF         The installation information file.
    FETNDI.DLL          The Co-installer for Windows.
    WIN.TXT             This file.


  Before starting with the installation process, make sure that the adapter
  is properly installed and configured.

    1. Turn on the power of your PC on to boot from Windows operating system.
       Windows will auto-detect your new adapter, and the "New Hardware Found"
       dialogue box will appear. Select "Driver from disk provided by hardware
       manufacturer" to install driver from the diskette that comes with your
       LAN adapter.

    2. Insert the driver diskette into your floppy drive, and specify the
       path of the driver in the diskette(i.e. A:\) to copy the driver
       files to your system.

    3. When the driver installation is completed, restart Windows.


    1. The NDIS2 and ODI drivers are only supported in Windows 95.

    2. To update the driver in WinME to this version. Please follow the 
       instructions below:
       a. Right click "My Computer" on the desktop, and choose "Property".
       b. Choose "Device Manager" tab, and expand "Network Adapters" in the device list.
       c. Double click the specified network adapter and click "Update Driver" in
          tab "Driver".
       d. Choose "Specify the location of the Driver(Advance)", and then key in
          the driver path (i.e. A:\).
       e. WinME will update the driver to this version and prompt the user to restart
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How To Update Drivers Manually

After your driver has been downloaded, follow these simple steps to install it.

  • Expand the archive file (if the download file is in zip or rar format).

  • If the expanded file has an .exe extension, double click it and follow the installation instructions.

  • Otherwise, open Device Manager by right-clicking the Start menu and selecting Device Manager.

  • Find the device and model you want to update in the device list.

  • Double-click on it to open the Properties dialog box.

  • From the Properties dialog box, select the Driver tab.

  • Click the Update Driver button, then follow the instructions.

Very important: You must reboot your system to ensure that any driver updates have taken effect.

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

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