Readme.txt Driver File Contents (ALiEHCI_157.zip)

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 ALi PCI to USB Enhanced Host Controller Driver V1.57 for Windows 98 SE, Windows ME , Windows 2000 and Windows XP
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 INTRODUCTION
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  This driver supports ALi EHCI host Controller under Windows 98 SE,  Windows ME , Windows 2000
  and Windows XP.  

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 CONTENTS OF THIS DOCUMENT
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  1. Installation Instructions
  2. Uninstallation Instructions
 
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1. Installation Instructions
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(Windows 98 SE & Windows ME)
A.When ALi USB 2.0 Controller has attached on system 
  1. Install ALi USB2.0 Driver
     - Run the setup program.
     - This program will copy driver files into your Windows system,then restart your        computer.
  2. After system reboot, Windows will find the new hardware "ALi PCI to USB Enhanced
     Host Controller" and install the driver.
 
B.If no ALi USB 2.0 Controller on system
  1. Install ALi USB2.0 Driver
     - Run the setup program.
     - This program will copy driver files into your Windows system, then turn off your        computer.
     - Attach ALi USB 2.0 Controller card on your system and then reboot your computer.
  2. After system reboot, Windows will find the new hardware "ALi PCI to USB Enhanced
     Host Controller" and install the driver.
  
 
(Windows 2000)	
A.When ALi USB 2.0 Controller has attached on system 
  1. Install ALi USB2.0 Driver
     - Run the setup program.
     - This program will install and load the driver and you don't have to reboot the 
       computer.
B.If no ALi USB 2.0 Controller on system
  1. Install ALi USB2.0 Driver
     - Run the setup program.
     - This program will copy driver files into your Windows system, then turn off 
       your computer.
     - Attach ALi USB 2.0 Controller card on your system and then reboot your computer.
  2. After system reboot, Windows will find the new hardware "ALi PCI to USB Enhanced
     Host Controller" and install the driver.  

 (Windows XP)
A.When ALi USB 2.0 Controller has attached on system  
  1. Install ALi USB2.0 Driver
    - Run the setup program.
    - Click "NEXT"
    - This program will install and load the driver and you don't have to reboot the 
      computer. 
    - After install ALi USB 2.0 driver successfully. System will detect "USB 2.0 Root
        Hub". Please select "install the software automatically (Recommended)" and then 
        click "Next" button to continue install.
    - This program will install and load the driver and you don't have to reboot the 
        computer. 
B.If no ALi USB 2.0 Controller on system
  1. Install ALi USB2.0 Driver
    - Run the setup program.
    - This program will copy driver files into your Windows system, then turn off 
      your computer.
    - Attach ALi USB 2.0 Controller card on your system and then reboot your computer.
  2. After system reboot, Windows will find the new hardware "ALi PCI to USB Enhanced
     Host Controller", continue to install.
    - After install ALi USB 2.0 driver successfully. System will detect "USB 2.0 Root
        Hub". Please select "install the software automatically (Recommended)" and then 
        click "Next" button to continue install.
      
  Notice:
  If you can't setup driver successfully. Please reboot your system and then follow 
  above steps to install driver again.
   
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 2. Uninstallation Instructions
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  1. Open "Control Panel" folder.
  2. Invoke "Add\Remove Programs" icon.
  3. Choose "ALi USB2.0 Driver" item.
  4. Click on "Add/Remove" button to remove drivers.


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Change List:
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1.57
1.Fix USB floppy with USB 2.0  HUB can't be detect issue.
2.Fix issue that audio can't display smooth when USB device attach to system.   
3.Fix system can't detect USB dvice when USB device attach to system in 
  suspend mode.
4.Fix issue that when USB root HUB have full loading, USB HD sometimes 
  transaction fail.    

1.56
1. Fix issue that DVD Xpress device of ADS can't display properly.

1.55
1. Fix OTI USB 2.0 hand drive can't be detect issue. 
2. Fix USB mouse can't use after resume from suspend.

1.54
1.Improve driver security. 

1.53
1. Fix bulk transfer may stop if USB device is plugged in USB 2.0 hub
2. Fix USB 2.0 mass storage device can't be access after resuming from standby if there is another USB 1.1 device existing

1.52
1. Fix system pages fault when accessing mass storage device in Win98SE, or scandisk failure when selecting
   automatically fix file system errors
2. Fix system may hang up in Win98SE/ME if USB 2.0 cardbus card is plugged

v.1.51 
1. Improve USB 2.0 cardreader compatibility.
2. Fix USB IDE devices can't be accessed after resuming from standby/hibernation.

v1.50
 1. Improve bulk transfer

v1.48
 1. Fix USB 2.0 LAN driver installation hanging up
 2. Fix some USB 1.1 cardreader can't be identified when plugged into USB 2.0 hub
 3. Fix some laptops Win98SE booting hanging up

v1.47
 1. Improve bulk transfer performance.
 2. Fix USB 2.0 bulk webcam preview failure.

v1.46
 1. Support USB 2.0 and 1.1 Isochronous devices
 2. Fix system hanging up when rebooting system if USB 2.0 host controller is disabled in Win9X/ME
 3. Fix system hanging up when uninstalling driver if there are USB 2.0 devices connected in Win2K/XP
 4. Improve device detection capability in Win9X/ME

v1.45
 1. Fix system hanging up when resuming from ACPI sleep mode.
 2. Fix mouse sometimes doesn't disappear when it's unplugged.
 3. Fix Win9X composite device detection failure and improve Win2K/XP composite device 

v1.44
 1. Support composite device
 2. Improve device detection

v1.43
 1. Improve IDE read/write transfer failure rate with USB 2.0 to IDE bridge on PC card            platform
 2. Fix high-speed device detected as full-speed device
 3. Fix some USB mouses detection failure problem
 4. Fix some USB 2.0 hubs detection failure problem
 5. Fix Win98SE crashing if ALi EHCI 1.42 is installed

v1.42
1. Fix PC Card ejection hanging up in Win98/ME
2. Fix suspend/resume hanging up in Win98
3. Solve sometimes USB 1.1 device can't be detected if OS boots with USB 2.0 and 1.1 devices    plugged 
4. Fix some PC Card USB 1.1 device detection failure

v1.41
 1. Add new feature that system can install driver before device is plugged.
 2. Fix PCMCIA OHCI controller resource assign issue on Windos ME.

v1.40
 1. Support Win9X/ME/2K/XP with ALi USB 2.0 driver.
 2. Fix PCMCIA EHCI controller detecting USB 2.0 device problem in Win9X/ME.

v1.32
 1. Fix issue that driver can't detect Microsoft driver in Windows XP 
    if OS path is not c:\windows.
 2. Fix issue that driver can't detect USB 2.0 controller device in in some system.

v1.31
 1. Fix issue that driver can't install on Windows 2000.

v1.30
 1. Fix issue that Win9X/ME shows no USB 2.0 Root Hub.
 2. Fix issue that hanging up when second entry into Win9X S1 with HID device plugged.
 3. Fix issue that sometimes when you click "Scan for hardware changes".
    to PNP ALi USB2.0 controller, system will informs you the usbehci.sys 
    file can't be found.
 4. Fix issue that v1.20 finds no EHCI controller to install driver for after different
    verison of ALi EHCI controller devices are plugged and unplugged.
 5. Support installing driver for more than one ALi EHCI controller devices existing on
    system at the same time.
 6. Fix Win2K/XP shows USB Root Hub for USB 2.0 Root Hub.

v1.20 
 1.Support ALi USB 2.0 Host controller driver for Windows 98SE/ME/2000/XP.   


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