** ** ** VIA Rhine Family Fast Ethernet Adapter ** ** Unattended Installation on Windows XP ** ** Introduction: ============= This document shows you how to unattended install network adapter driver under Windows XP. This is achieved by setting the options in the Unattend.txt file. Contents of the Subdirectory: ============================= UNATTEND.TXT The sample answering file for Windows XP. UNATDWXP.TXT This file. Installation: ============= The following installation procedures shows how to unattended install Windows XP and network adapter driver on multiple computers over a network. Each computers consists one Network Adapter. 1. Create one shared distribution folder; in our example, the shared distribution folder is named Z:\UNATDWXP. The shared distribution folder resides on the server which the destination computers can connect. 2. Copy the \I386 folder from the Windows XP Installation CD-ROM to Z:\UNATDWXP. Maintain the same directory structure as on the CD-ROM. 3. Make folders beneath Z:\UNATDWXP\I386 as follows: \$OEM$\$$\Help \$OEM$\$$\System32 \$OEM$\$1\Drivers\Net\Fetndis 4. From the Configuration and Drivers Diskette provided with the adapter, copy all the files in \wxp into Z:\UNATDWXP\i386\$OEM$\$1\Drivers\Net\Fetndis directory and copy Unattend.txt from the Diskette into the shared directory Z:\UNATDWXP. Make sure that Unattend.txt has the latest changes you made for customizing the unattended installation. 5. Make sure that you have a copy of network bootable MS-DOS floppy and the boot the system which you want to unattended install with this floppy and connected to the shared network directory (Z:\UNATDWXP). 6. Run the command as, Z:\UNATDWXP\i386\winnt /u:Z:\UNATDWXP\Unattend.txt /s:Z:\UNATDWXP /t:C 7. By adopting the above procedure, the setup runs the installation in unattended mode and also detects the plug and play network adpaters. All driver files are copied from the shared directory to the target system directories and continues installation of the OS and network adapters without user intervention.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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