winsetup.txt Driver File Contents (LAN_27_.zip)

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**  VIA Rhine Family Fast Ethernet Adapter
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**  Windows Setup Program for Windows 95/95OSR2/98SE/ME/NT4/2000/XP
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**  v2.07   Jul. 2002
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Introduction:
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  This document shows you how to use the Windows setup programs. These programs
run under Windows 95/95OSR2/98SE/ME/NT4/2000/XP respectively. You may use
these programs to install/update/remove network adapter driver.


Structure of the directory:
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    WINSETUP.TXT                   This file.
    winsetup.exe                   The integrated setup program for Windows 
                                   95/98/ME/NT/2000/XP.
    winsetup/W9XSETUP.EXE          The setup program for Windows 95/98/ME.
    winsetup/W2KSETUP.EXE          The setup program for Windows 2000/XP.
    winsetup/NTSETUP.EXE           The setup program for Windows NT.
    winsetup/NTSETUP.INF           The information file for Windows NT setup


Usage:
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    The Windows setup program will search the information file (the default file 
name is "NETDLFET.inf" in Windows 95/95OSR2/98SE/ME/2000/XP, "OEMSETUP.INF" in 
Windows NT4), and then automatically install/update driver according to the 
information file. The information file search paths are current directory, upper 
directory and root directory by order.

Command line usage
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Usage:

W9XSetup/W2KSetup/NTSetup [option]

option:
        -?                      This help.
        -i                      Install/update driver (could be omitted).
        -r                      Remove driver.
        -f [INF file]           Specify INF filename.
                                (If no INF file is specified, the setup program 
                                will 
                                automatically search the correct inf file) 
        -d [Source Dir]         Specify directory containing all driver files.
                                (If no source directory is specified, the setup 
                                program will automatically search the driver 
                                from current directory, 
                                upper directory and upper 2 layers directory)
        -b                      Reboot without prompt user.
        -w [Windows source CD]  Specify path of Windows source CD path. 
                                (For Windows 98SE later, and NT40 platform only)
                                (Notice! In NT40, please place "-w" as the last 
                                parameter.)
        -v                      Show version of this program.
        -s                      Prevent to show processing dialog (For W9XSetup 
        only)


Examples:

    1.INSTALL or UPDATE

      If you placed all driver files on C:\FETWIN\ and Windows 9X sources CD on 
      C:\WIN9X\ directory, you may use following instructions to install network 
      adapter driver on Windows 9X platfoms and reboot without any prompts.

      A:\>cd W9X
      A:\>W9XSetup -d A:\ -w C:\WIN9X\ -b

    2.REMOVE

      The following instruction try to remove all adapters under all Windows 
      platforms.

      A:\>W9XSetup -r

Notice:

    1.Please close all running applactions during the driver installation 
      processing, especially the network applet in control panel and properties 
      of network.

    2.The program will not process long filename and directory, please convert
      Windows long filenames to MSDOS filename.
      
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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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