README.TXT Driver File Contents (

		    Digital Equipment Corporation
    NDIS 3.1 MiniPort driver installation guide for Windows NT 3.5x, NT4.0

The drivers named "DE305" conform to the NDIS31 MiniPort Spec. It can support
Windows NT3.5, NT3.51, NT4.0 and Windows 95 with different oemsetnt.inf file.
This driver also support the Windows NT 3.1 but user must replace NDIS.SYS

File description:

	DE305.SYS    : NDIS31 MiniPort driver
	OEMSETNT.INF : NT3.5x drivers information file (A:\)
	README.TXT   : Readme file

	NOTE:  OEMSETNT.INF file in Digital driver diskette  A:\

Installing driver on Microsoft Windows NT3.5x, NT4.0

   1)  In the Main group of NT, choose the Control Panel icon.

   2)  In the Control Panel window, choose the Network icon.

   3)  In the Network Settings dialog box, choose the Add Adapter button.
       The Add Network Adapter dialog box appears.

   4)  In the list of network cards, select "<other> Requires disk from
       manufacturer", and then press <Enter> button.

   5)  Insert this driver disk in drive A, enter drive and pathname A:\
       and then choose the OK button.

   6)  In the Select OEM Option dialog box, you will see DE305 DIGITAL
       EtherWORKS ISA Adapter in the menu, use OK button to install it.

   7)  And then DE305 DIGITAL EtherWORKS ISA Card Setup dialog box appear,
       you can specify "IRQ level" and "I/O Port Address" of the adapter
       plugged in your PC. However, this NDIS 3.1 mini port driver has
       support auto IO, IRQ scan for DE305 DIGITAL adapter, so driver can
       work even user select a wrong IO port and IRQ.

       For multiple cards installation, specify correct IO port and IRQ is

   8)  After that, installation is completed. Digital's adapter becomes one
       of those Installed Adapter Cards and driver become one of those
       Installed Network Software. You can see: "[0x]DE305 DIGITAL EtherWORKS
       ISA Adapter" within Installed Adapter Cards menu and "DE305 DIGITAL
       EtherWORKS ISA Adapter Driver" within Installed Network Software menu.

   9)  Now, the SYSTEM have already copied DE305.SYS from A:\WINNT\INTEL351
       directory to C:\WINNT\SYSTEM32\DRIVERS and the OEMSETNT.INF form
       A:\ to C:\WINNT\SYSTEM32 but renamed it to other installation
       information file. So next time, if you want to add Digital's adapters
       to your system, you do not need floppy diskette again.

  10)  To complete network installation, remember binding the adapter to
       transport drivers by choosing "Bindings" button under Network Setting
       dialog box.

  11)  Restarting your system you will acquire network service.

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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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