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Realtek 8139 and 8139C+ NDIS 5.1 driver (for Windows Vista)

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Version 6.101.1123
1. Fix the driver bug: 'Network Address' not reset to original to MAC address
  After 'Network Address' changed and then cleared, the MAC address does not reset to the original one.
  ('Network Address' is in the Device Manager | Properties | Advanced | Property)
2. Fix the driver bug : performance is slow in battery mode

3. Fix the driver bug : Magic packet may not wake up when host in S5 state

4. lower CPU utilization

5. Known issue : Automatic driver installer could not roll back to inbox driver.

  It rollbacks to most recently installed WHQL driver.
  This issue is still under investigation.
  Please refer 'Driver_Installer_Rollback.txt' for more detail.


Version 6.100.1106

1. Version major number changed

  Use for distinct version number from Windows XP

2. fix system fails to wakeup bug

  The mask is incorrect if the added wakeup pattern length is short

3. fix unicast wake up bug. 

  Even the system only accept magic packet, it wakes when receives a unicast frame


Version 5.642

1. first version for Vista logo


Version 5.641

1. Add some OIDs for 3rd-party diagnostic application


Version 5.640

1. inbox for Windows Vista


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