ReadMe.txt Driver File Contents (CIR_Winbond_7.1.62.2012_Vistax86.zip)

Driver Package File Name: CIR_Winbond_7.1.62.2012_Vistax86.zip
File Size: 7.5 MB

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Winbond Electronics Corporation
CIR Windows(R) Drivers for the 
WPC876xL (Notebook Embedded Controllers)
Copyright (c) 2007 Winbond Electronics Corporation. All Rights Reserved
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Release Letter 
WPC876xL MCE CIR Port 32/64-bit Driver Version: 7.1.62.2012
WPC876xL HID CIR 32/64-bit Driver Version:      7.1.64.1008
Date:           April 2007

1. PACKAGE CONTENTS
   This zip file contains the following files:
   
   - setup.exe 		     - The setup application.
   - CIRPort_Installer.msi   - MSI installation package.
   - winbondhidcir.inf       - The HID CIR Driver information file
   - winbondhidcir.cat       - The HID CIR Driver catalog file
   - winbondcir.inf          - The MCE CIR Port Driver information file
   - winbondcir.cat          - The MCE CIR Port Driver catalog file
   - i386\*.*        	     - The Drivers system files for the Vista x32 platform
   - amd64\*.*		     - The Drivers system files for the Vista x64 platform

   - This Release Letter.

2. DESCRIPTION
   This product contains drivers to support CIR functionality for the WPC876xL.
   
   The WPC876xL MCE CIR Port Driver is a 32/64-bit Windows(R) Vista(R) Driver for the 
   Winbond WPC876xL CIR modules. The driver implements both Receive-Only MCE
   functionality for system without TV tuner (BIOS PnP ID - WEC1020) and Receive, 
   Learning, and Transmit MCE functionality for system with TV tuner (BIOS PnP ID - WEC1021).

   The WPC876xL HID CIR Driver is a 32/64-bit Windows(R) Vista(R) Driver for the 
   Winbond WPC876xL CIR modules. The driver implements receive functionality 
   for system with non-RC6 remote control (BIOS PnP ID - WEC1023).

   The Windows drivers is designed to work with the WPC876xL firmware, which
   implements MCE CIR support. See Section 3 for details.
   
   This drivers is released in Alpha quality for the WPC876xL chip.

3. REQUIREMENTS
    Operating System: 
	32/64-bit Windows Vista RTM (build 6000).
	
    Hardware:
        A platform containing a Winbond Electronics WPC876xL device with 
        appropriate firmware and PnP BIOS.
        The WPC876xL firmware should support MCE CIR functionality, according to
        CEIR_MCE_FW_driver version 3.0.0. This firmware driver is provided in a
        separate package.
        For a detailed description of the firmware driver, see its documentation.

4. INSTALLING SOFTWARE COMPONENTS
   To install, extract the zip file to a directory of your choice on a system with 
   an on-board Winbond WPC876xL device.

   You must have administrator privileges to install/update the driver.

   Installation procedure:

   1. Boot Windows or select "scan for hardware changes" in the Device Manager.
   2. The window "Found New Hardware" appears
   -> Close this window.
   3. Execute CIRPort_Installer.msi

5. CHANGES FROM THE PREVIOUS RELEASE  
   The drivers supportes 32/64-bit Windows Vista

6. FIXED ISSUES
   None.
	
7. KNOWN ISSUES
   None.
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