README.TXT Driver File Contents (2411.zip)

Window 2000 Ethernet Diagnostic Program
 
The packet driver demonstrates the use of the upper edge NDIS 3.0
services to communicate with NDIS MAC drivers.

The driver creates a device object which may be opened by Win32 apps
via a symbolic link.  A Packet may be sent by writing data to the
driver.  Receives may be pended to the driver by reading from the
driver.

The driver expects that it will be bound an Ethernet card as it makes
assumptions about frame size. If the driver is installed but the card 
doesn't exist, there will be a warning message box shown after the invalid
card is chosen at the first dialog. 

There are 4 necessary files:  
1. packet.inf   ------ the setup file
2. packet.sys     ------ the packet file
3. packet32.dll   ------ the AP DLL file
4. W2KDiag.exe    ------ the AP file

The install procedure is as followed:
1. Make sure that packet.inf, packet.sys and packet32.dll are in the
   same directory.
2. Choose "Start" --> "Setting" --> "Network and Dial-up Connections"-->
   "Local Area Connection"-->"Properties".
3. Press "Install" and choice "Protocal", "Add..", "Have Disk..". Key in 
   the directory which is mentioned in step 1. The OS will start installing 
   when you press "OK" in "Install From Disk" dialog box.  
4. Copy the execution file "W2KDiag.exe" and "packet32.dll" to any directory
   you want. 



Note: 1. Be sure to restart the computer after installation.
      2. Remove other protocols, if they disturb the test seriously.
      3. The function buttom of "Receive" in W2KDiag.exe shows the test 
      patterns that are sent by another diagnostic program.
      


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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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