Release.TXT Driver File Contents (VIA_USB2_Driver_Package_V224.zip)

            VIA USB 2.0 Host Controller Driver Package, English Edition
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1) Driver Name: VIA USB 2.0 Host Controller Driver Package, English Edition


2) Description: There are 2 different drivers inside this package.
            1. Microsoft USB 2.0 Host Controller Driver
            2. VIA USB 2.0 Host Controller Driver


3) Release Date: 2002/04/19


4) Revision Number: 
            1. VIA USB 2.0 Setup Program:                  2.24
            2. Microsoft USB 2.0 Host Controller Driver:   5.1.2600.41
            3. VIA USB 2.0 Host Controller Driver:         2.0.2.0 


5) Supported Operating Systems: 
	    1. Microsoft Driver supports Windows XP ONLY.
	    2. VIA Driver supports Windows 98SE, Windows Millennium Edition, 
	       Windows 2000 and Windows XP.


6) Directory Layout: There are 1 subdirectory inside this package.
            \Drivers: VIA USB 2.0 Host Controller Driver and Filter 
                      Driver for Windows 98SE/Me.

                            
7) Driver installation:

 a) Windows XP
 
    Setup will install Microsoft USB 2.0 Host Controller Driver by default. 
    
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    ** Driver Installation **
    *************************
    
      Click the SETUP.EXE program and select "Install" button then it will 
    install the "Microsoft USB 2.0 Host Controller Driver" automatically on 
    your Windows XP system.It will copy the driver to the system folder and 
    set the related registry tree. (Setup Program will also install the QFE 
    [Hotfix Q312370] package for English version FIRST. You do NOT need to do 
    it by yourself).
    
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    ** Driver Uninstallation **
    ***************************
    
      You  could remove the "Microsoft USB 2.0 Host Controller Driver" by 
    selecting the "Uninstall" button. It will completely remove the driver 
    from the sytsem.

    ***************************************
    ** How to install VIA Driver Instead ** 
    ***************************************
    
    *NOTE: This is NOT Recommended.
    
      You can force Setup program to install VIA USB 2.0 Host Controller 
    Driver instead by following the procedures below:
        1. Edit VIAUSB.ini 
        2. Modify "Allways_Install_OM = 0" to be "Allways_Install_OM = 1"
        3. Save VIAUSB.ini
        4. Cilck SETUP.EXE
    
  b) Windows 98/Me/2000
  
    Setup will install VIA USB 2.0 Host Controller Driver. 
    
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    ** Driver Installation **
    *************************
    
      Click the SETUP.EXE program and select "Install" button then it will
    install the "VIA USB 2.0 Host Controller Driver" automatically on your 
    Windows 98/Me/2000 system. It will copy the driver to the system folder and
    set the related registry tree.
    
    ***************************
    ** Driver Uninstallation **
    ***************************
    
      You  could remove the "VIA USB 2.0 Host Controller Driver" by selecting 
    the "Uninstall" button. It will completely remove the driver from the 
    sytsem.


8) Known Limitations:

        a) This SEUP.EXE is English version ONLY. Multilingual version will be 
           available as soon as possible.
           
        b) VIA USB 2.0 Host Controller Driver - 
            1. USB Composite Device support Pending
            2. High-speed Isochronous Device support Pending
            3. USB Keyboard or Mouse does NOT work while installing driver in 
               Windows XP
            4. USB Keyboard or Mouse does NOT work after rebooting to MS-DOS 


9) History:

Version 2.24 (2002/04/19):
        1.  Update Microsoft USB 2.0 Host Controller Driver from 5.1.2600.21
            to 5.1.2600.41
            
Version 2.23 (2002/04/18): Initial Public Release.



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