readme.txt Driver File Contents (

   Adapter Supplemental Information

Intel(R) PRO/100+ Server Adapter and Client Adapter Supplemental
Information (Software Release 3.0)

Readme Files for Windows* NT*, NetWare*, Unix, and Other Operating 

For more information on installing drivers for Windows NT 4.0, NetWare,
and Unix, see the following files:

Microsoft Windows           MS.TXT
Novell NetWare              NETWARE.TXT
Unix                        UNIX.TXT
Other Operating Systems     OTHER.TXT

Use any standard text editor or word processor to read, search, or print 
the files. These files are also viewable with the DOS Text Viewer in 
Setup. To use the viewer, type: SETUP /README at the DOS prompt.

Server Adapter Teaming Features

The PRO/100+ Server adapters support advanced teaming features:

   Adapter Fault Tolerance (AFT)
   Adaptive Load Balancing (ALB)
   Fast EtherChannel* (FEC)

For more information on these teaming features and how to set up
teaming on specific adapters, see the file TEAMING.TXT in the 
\INFO\GENERAL directory.

Making Floppy Disks for NetWare and Windows Installation

If you need to use a floppy disk to install the PRO/100+ adapter 
drivers, use the MAKENW.BAT or MAKEMS.BAT utilities located in the
\MAKEDISK directory on this CD-ROM.  

Management Adapters

For more information on the PRO/100+ Management adapters, see the 
file MANAGE.TXT in the \INFO\GENERAL directory.

DMI and SNMP Software Support

The PRO/100+ adapter provides Desktop Management 
Interface 2.0 and SNMP capability for your Management applications. 
Software for DMI and SNMP is located in the \dmi-snmp directory on this 

For DMI-SNMP information for NetWare, see the dminet.txt file in the 
\dmi-snmp\snmp\nwserver directory 

For DMI-SNMP information for Windows NT, see the dmiwin.txt file in the 
\dmi-snmp\snmp\win32 directory 

Push Installations

If you are a network administrator interested in unattended installation
of the PRO/100+ adapter drivers (push installation), see the following 
readme files:

     Windows 95/98...\win9x\push\w9xpush.txt
     Windows NT......\info\ms\ntpush.txt

Installing Intel LANDesk(r) Client Manager

Intel LANDesk Client Manager is an application that simplifies the 
management of mobile and desktop client systems. By utilizing standards 
and industry initiatives such as DMI, SNMP and Intel's Wired for 
Management (WfM) Initiative, it inventories critical hardware and 
software components and monitors PC health, providing local and remote 
alert notification.

We have included the Client Manager version 3.3 on this Intel CD. For 
more information on installing and using the Client Manager, refer to 
the User's Guide Acrobat Reader PDF file (ldcm_ug.pdf), located in the 
\ldcm directory.

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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.

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