LANTAST5.TXT Driver File Contents (

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   This document describes the procedures for installing
   NDIS2 driver for LANtastic 5.0 in Windows For Workgroups 3.11 
   and DOS.

1.1) LANtastic 5.0 with Windows For Workgroups 3.11

1.1.1) Setup

     a) Start Windows For Workgroups 3.11 and install a
     network adapter. Please refer to Windows For Workgroups
     3.11 User Guide for the installation procedures of
     a network adapter.

     b) Start Windows For Workgroups 3.11 again.

     c) Insert LANtastic Network Software v5.0 Disk 1 into
     drive A.

     d) In File Manager, run INSTALL.EXE in the Disk 1.

     e) Enter an UNIQUE computer name in the Enter Computer Name

     f) Select the destination drive in the Enter Target Drive

     g) Enter the destination directory in the Enter Directory


     h) Select the additional LANtastic features in the
     Select All That Apply box.

     i) Select the NDIS Support for Network Adapters option
     in the Select Network Adapter box.

     j) Enter the full pathname for the directory containing the
     NDIS 2.01 driver in the Enter NDIS Driver Directory.

	eg. A:\NDIS2

     k) Insert Adapter Disk into the floppy drive (eg. A:)

     m) Follow the instructions to continue the installation.

1.1.2) Extra Modifications for NDIS Driver Installation

     If you install the client to Microsoft network ONLY, a NDIS
     driver is required. Follow the instructions here to make some

     a) Use any text editor to open the setup file,
     PROTOCOL.INI in your LANtastic home directory
     (eg. C:\LANTASTI) and modify it as follows.

	Drivername = NETBEUI$   <- Add this line

     b) If the hardware settings of the adapter are different
     from that specified in the PROTOCOL.INI, please change them

     c) Obtain the file, NETBEUI.EXE, from Microsoft and copy it
     to your LANtastic home directory (eg. C:\LANTASTI).

1.2) LANtastic 5.0 with DOS

     a) Insert the Disk 1 and execute the following command.


     b) Enter an UNIQUE name in the Enter Computer Name box.

     c) Select the destination drive.

     d) Enter the destination directory in the Enter Directory box.

     e) Select the correct LANtastic features.

     f) Check the installation information.

     g) Modify the files as described in the section (1.1.1) or
     (1.1.2) accordingly.
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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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