README.TXT Driver File Contents (3c523x.exe)

                               3Com Corporation                               
                EtherDisk Diskette for the EtherLink/MC Adapters


  The EtherDisk diskette provides you with the necessary software, utilities, 
  and documentation to use 3Com's EtherLink/MC adapters with various network
  operating systems (NOSs).  The diskette also includes the diagnostic
  program and additional files containing user information.  The adapter guide 
  packaged with the adapter gives important information on adapter 
  installation and use.  It should be used together with the EtherDisk 
  diskette.

  Before you install the network drivers, make sure that you: 

      -  Install your adapter
      -  Configure the computer (if applicable)
      -  Run the diagnostic program
      -  Connect to the network

  To run the diagnostic program or update the network drivers, use the Menu
  Program on the EtherDisk diskette.  To access the program, type MENU at the 
  prompt.  Refer to the adapter guide or the text files in this directory  
  for more information.   

  This directory contains additional information about the EtherLink/MC
  adapter family.  The following files are included:

  Name		       Description
  ----		       -----------
  README.TXT	   This file
  SUPPORT.TXT	   Product support information, including bulletin board 
                   services
  SYSRESRC.TXT	   System resources used by other peripherals
  TPOPTS.TXT	   Twisted-pair option information
  DIAGINFO.TXT	   Instructions on accessing the diagnostic program
  TROUBLE.TXT	   Troubleshooting tips for the adapter
  SNMP.TXT         SNMP manageable drivers information 
  INSTALL.TXT      Guidelines for installing/updating the network drivers
                   and using the Menu Program
  ISVLIST.TXT      NOSs, protocols, and utilities supported by 3Com
                   adapters   


  Unless otherwise indicated, the term "EtherLink/MC adapter" refers to both 
  the EtherLink/MC (3C523) and EtherLink/MC TP (3C523-TP) adapters.  Either of 
  these adapters must be selected as an EtherLink/MC adapter in your setup
  program (for example, Novell's WSGEN) during the installation procedure.


  Trademarks
  ----------

  The following trademarks apply to all files on the EtherDisk diskette and 
  are trademarks or service marks of 3Com Corporation:  3Com, EtherLink, 3+,
  3+Open, Ask3Com, CardBoard, CardFacts, LinkWatch, and EtherDisk. Other 
  brands and product names are registered trademarks or trademarks of their 
  respective holders.

                     (%VER  Readme.txt  v3.4a)


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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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