Protocol.ini Driver File Contents (

; Protocol.Ini section for the Intel(R) PRO/1000 Adapters

   DRIVERNAME = E1000$

;  NODE       = "00D00C123456"  ; override the burned in MAC address

;  SPEEDDUPLEX = 0 ; 10Mbps  half duplex
;              = 1 ; 10Mbps  full duplex
;              = 2 ; 100Mbps half duplex
;              = 3 ; 100Mbps full duplex

;  SLOT       = 7 ; set this for each NIC if using more than one

;  CACHEFLUSH = 1 ; set this if doing an unattended installation of
;                   Windows NT 4.0 using this driver to make the initial
;                   connection
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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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