Unattended Update Release Notes for Windows* 2000 ================================================= Windows 2000 Unattended Update Files: W2KUPDATE.EXE - Update executable W2KUPDATE.TXT - This text file This update package performs unattended software updates under Windows 2000 for the NIC software. W2KUPDATE.EXE can be invoked via command line options. It upgrades the drivers silently by copying the files and updating the registry. W2KUPDATE.EXE, the PnP INF file (NETxxxx.INF) and the associated software must be placed in the same directory. W2KUPDATE.EXE is invoked as follows: W2KUPDATE [-iInfFileName] [-h"HardwareId"] [-u] where: InfFileName = a fully qualified path to the PnP INF This parameter is optional. If it is not specified, the current directory is searched for the first NET*.INF to use. HardwareId = is a fully qualified PCI hardware Id for the device to update. E.g. PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_1229&SUBSYS_00098086 This parameter is optional. If it is not specified, all 8086 network devices in the PnP INF file are updated. -u = specifies that the driver should be unloaded and then reloaded. This saves having to either reboot the system or manually disable and then reenable the device to start using the updated driver. This parameter is optional. The default behavior is to not reload the driver. Examples: To update all 8086 network devices in the PnP INF of the current directory W2KUPDATE To update all 8086/1229/8086/1009 devices in the PnP INF of the current directory W2KUPDATE -h"PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_1229&SUBSYS_10098086" To update all 8086/1229/8086/1009 devices in the NET.INF of the Update directory on drive D: W2KUPDATE -iD:\Update\NET.INF -h"PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_1229&SUBSYS_10098086" Update results are written to a log file. All updates will take effect when the computer is restarted. * Third party trademarks are property of their owners.Download Driver Pack
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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