PCNFS.TXT Driver File Contents (via8233.ZIP)

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*                    PCI 10/100Mb Fast Ethernet Adapter                     *
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*                         NDIS2 Driver for PCNFS                            *
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  The Ethernet NDIS2 Driver for PCNFS confirms to the Network Driver
  Interface Specification(NDIS2). This document shows you how to setup
  the driver and how to use the enhanced functions by setting the custom
  keywords in configuration file.

Contents of the Subdirectory:

    PCNFS.TXT           This file.
    FETND.DOS           The NDIS2 driver for PCNFS.
    PROTOCOL.INI        Sample protocol.ini file.


  Before starting with the installation process, make sure that the adapter
  is properly installed and configured. You can use the diagnostic program
  (A:\SETUP.EXE) to make sure your connection with the network is correct.

  Installation procedure for PCNFS

    1) Run PCNFS install program and follow screen instructions.

    2) When the "Configure an Ethernet network connection" appears, Select
       "Ethernet" and press <Enter>.

    3) Choose NE2000 network adapter and select "NDIS" and press <Enter>.

    4) Follow the screen instructions to complete the installation.

    5) Two subdirectory will be created after installation, default in C:\NFS
       and C:\LANMAN.

    6) Copy A:\PCNFS\FETND.DOS to C:\NFS.

    7) Edit CONFIG.SYS to replace the line


    8) Edit PROTOCOL.INI file in C:\LANMAN directory, add the following section

             Drivername    = FETND$
    9) Find [NFS-NDIS] section in PROTOCOL.INI file in C:\LANMAN directory, add
       the following line after "Drivername = NFSLINK$" line:

             Bindings   = FETND_NIF

   10) Restart the computer.

Configuration Files:

    Sample of configuration file:

    File Name:          C:\CONFIG.SYS

    File Name:          C:\AUTOEXEC.BAT
        PRT *
        LH C:\DOS\SHARE.EXE /l:500 /f:5100

    File Name:          C:\LANMAN\PROTOCOL.INI
        [protocol manager]
              drivername = PROTMAN$
              Drivername    = FETND$
              Drivername = NFSLINK$
              Bindings   = FETND_NIF

    Custom Keywords:
        FULLDUPLEX                      This keyword is used to enable full
                                        duplex mode.

        SPEED                           This keyword is used to force the
                                        adapter at 10Mbps or 100Mbps speed.

        AUTO                            This keyword is used to force the
                                        chip at Auto-Negotiation mode.

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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.

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