LANTAST6.TXT Driver File Contents (Pp60826.zip)

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1) INSTALLATION

   This document describes the procedures for installing
   both NDIS2 and ODI drivers for LANtastic 6.0
   in Windows For Workgroups 3.11 and DOS.

1.1) LANtastic 6.0 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 v6.0 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
     box.

     f) Select the destination drive in the Enter Target Drive
     box.

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

	eg. C:\LANTASTI

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

     i) Check the installation information in the LANtastic
     Information Check box. If an ODI driver is required,
     goto step (m).

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

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

	eg. A:\NDIS2

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


     m) Check the installation information in the LANtastic
     Final Information Check box. 

     NOTE:
     -> If Extra Options shows Microsoft Client Novell Client or
     Novell Client, the Network Adapter option will be ODI Driver
     for Node Runner.

     -> If Extra Options shows Microsoft Client, the Network
     Adapter option will be NDIS Support for Network Adapters.
     Network Adapter: ODI Driver for NodeRunner

     n) 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
     modifications.

     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.

	...
	[NETBEUI_XIF]
	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
     correctly.

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

1.1.3) Extra Modifications for ODI Driver Installation

     If you install the client to Novell network, a ODI driver
     is needed. Follow the instruction here to make the
     modifications.

     a) Use any text editor to open the config file, CONFIG.SYS and
     add the following lines.

	...
	FILES=50
	BUFFERS=32
	LASTDRIVE=Z
	DEVICE=C:\LANTASTI\PROTMAN.DOS /I:C:\LANTASTI
	...

	where LANTASTI refers to the directory where your LANtastic
	software is installed.

     b) Edit the setup file, STARTNET.BAT, in your LANtastic home
     directory (eg. C:\LANTASTI).
 
	Original STARTNET.BAT
	...
	LOADHIGH LSL
	NRODI
	LOADHIGH ODINSUP
	LOADHIGH IPXODI
	LOADHIGH AI-NDIS BIND_TO=NRODI...
	...

	New STARTNET.BAT
	...
	LOADHIGH LSL
	PLINK2        <--- Change
	LOADHIGH ODINSUP
	LOADHIGH IPXODI
	LOADHIGH AI-NDIS BIND_TO=PLINK2...        <--- Change
	...

     c) Edit the config file, NET.CFG, in your LANtastic home
     directory (eg. C:\LANTASTI).

	Original NET.CFG
	...
	LINK DRIVER NRODI
		FRAME ETHERNET_802.2
	...

	New NET.CFG
	...
	LINK DRIVER PLINK2            <--- Change
		FRAME ETHERNET_802.2  


     d) Edit the protocol initialization file, PROTOCOL.INI, in your
	LANtastic home directory (eg. C:\LANTASTI).

	Original PROTOCOL.INI
	...
	[NETBEUI_XIT]
	Drivername = netbeui$
	...
	Bindings = NRODI
	...

	New PROTOCOL.INI
	...
	[NETBEUI_XIT]
	Drivername = netbeui$
	...
	Bindings = PLINK2...

1.2) LANtastic 6.0 with DOS

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

	A:\>INSTALL /DOS

     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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