README.TXT Driver File Contents (de220_driver_031602.zip)

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NOTES ON
Installing D-Link DE-220 Family Ethernet Adapter
for Windows 95 & Windows 98 Users
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(c) 1997-1998 Copyright D-Link ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

This document contains installation notes, which is not included in the
DE-220 Family Ethernet Adapter USER'S GUIDE or onscreen instructions,
for Windows 95/98 users regarding DE-220 Family Ethernet Adapter
installation.


Win95/98 users, please also refer to the following.

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        \README.TXT             Overall installation notes for all users


This document contains information on the following topics:

1.0 Overview
2.0 Installation Notes For Win95 OSR2 and Win98 Users
3.0 Installation Notes For Other Win95 Users

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1.0 Overview
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    To install DE-220 Family Ethernet Adapter in the Windows 95/98
    environment, you should have the Windows 95/98 CD-ROM nearby.

2.0 Installation Notes For Win95 OSR2 and Win98 Users
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    Follow the steps to install the DE-220 Family Ethernet Adapter:

    1. Plug the DE-220 Family Ethernet Adapter
       into an available ISA slot in your PC, then start your PC.

    2. After starting Windows 95/98 , the D-Link DE-220 Ethernet Card
       will be detected automatically, then the Update Device Driver
       Wizard window appears.

    3. Click the Next button in the Update Device Driver Wizard window.
       Win95 will start to search floppy drive A for network driver,
       and Windows displays the message

       "Windows was unable to locate a driver for this device"

    4. Insert the DE-220 Family Ethernet Adapter Installation diskette
       into floppy disk drive.

    5. Click the "Other Location..." in the Update Device Driver Wizard
       window, then the Select Other Location window appears.

    6. Type A:\ and click OK button.

    7. Click Finish button,
       then the Win95/98 starts to copy the DE-220 Family Ethernet
       Adapter driver to the user's hard disk.

    8. Restart your computer.


3.0 Installation Notes For Other Win95 Users
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    1. Plug the DE-220 Family Ethernet Adapter
       into an available ISA slot in your PC, then start your PC.

    2. After starting Windows 95 , the D-Link DE-220 Ethernet Card
       will be detected automatically, then
       the D-Link DE220 ISA PnP LAN adapter driver will be loaded.

    3. In the "System Setting Change" window, click on the "No" button.

    4. Click on the "Start" -> "Programs" -> "MS-DOS Prompt".

    5. Change dircetoy to C:\WINDOWS\INF at the MS-DOS Prompt.
       In some systems C:\WINDOWS\INF is hidden.
       It is still possible to change to the directory.

       Example:
                C:\WINDOWS>cd inf

    6. Using any text editor program, modify the NETNOVEL.INF file

       Example:
                C:\WINDOWS\INF>edit netnovel.inf

    7. Locate the "%V_DLink%=DLink" line in the netnovel.inf file,
       and add one semicolon(;) at the front of this line.

                [Manufacturer]
                %V_Novell%=Novell
                %V_ArtisofT%=Artisoft
                %V_NatSemi%=NatSemi
                %V_Zenith%=Zenith
                %V_Intel%=Intel
                %V_Linksys%=Linksys
                %V_Accton%=Accton
                %V_Realtek%=Realtek
        -----> ;%V_DLink%=DLink

    8. Save the file and quit from the text editor program.

    9. Double-click on the "My Computer" icon.

   10. In the "My Computer" window,
       double-click on the "Control Panel" icon.

   11. In the "Control Panel" window, double-click on the "Network" icon.


   12. From the Network window, select/highlight
       "D-Link DE220 ISA PnP LAN adapter".

   13. Click on the Remove button to delete the old driver,
       then click on "OK" button.

   14. In the "System Setting Change" window, click on "Yes" button.
       The Windows 95 system will restart.

   15. After starting Windows 95 , the D-Link DE-220 Ethernet Card
       will be detected automatically.

   16. In the "New Hardware Found" winodw, choose
       "Driver from disk provided by hardware manufacturer" item.
       Then click on "OK" button.

   17. Insert DE-220 Family Ethernet Adapter driver diskette into
       the floppy disk drive.

   18. In the "Install From Disk" window, specify the path of the driver.

       Example:
                A:\

       Then click on the "OK" button.


   19. Please restart the Windows 95 system.


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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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