readme.txt Driver File Contents (L2_barebone.zip)

(C)Copyright 2000-2007 Atheros Communications Inc.(R).
All rights reserved.
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* Readme.txt created 15-JUN-2007																				*
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* Readme File for L2 setup package																			*
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* Supporting: Atheros L2 Fast Ethernet Controller										    *
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* Operation Systems:																										*	
* Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003				                  *
*	Windows XP x64, Windows Server 2003 x64                               *
* Windows Vista, Windows Vista x64																			*		
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This file contains
 1  Overview
 2  Installation
 3  Uninstallation
 4  Silent Installation
 
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1  Overview
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The driver installation package contains the Atheros
L2 Fast Ethernet Controller Driver.

This README file explains how to install the driver 
installation package on a machine running one of 
the following operation systems:

Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP x64, Windows Server 2003 x64, Windows Vista, Windows Vista x64


2  Installation
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Windows operation system will detect the adapter automatically. 
Cancel all dialogue boxes that operation system attempts to 
install the driver automatically.  


NOTE: User has to log in with administrative rights to 
			be able to install driver.

To install the driver, proceed as follows:

1. Execute the setup file "Setup.exe".
2. Follow the instructions displayed during the 
   installation procedure.


3  Uninstallation
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In order to uninstall the driver the following
procedure should be taken.

1. Go to "Start" > "Control Panel" > "Add or Remove Programs".
2. Find "Atheros Communications Inc.(R) L2 Fast Ethernet Driver", select it and click the "Remove" button.

4  Silent Installation
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In order to install the driver silently the following
command should be executed.

Setup.exe /S


For further information please contact our support.

note: Because of the driver infrastructure changed after version 2.2.6000.0, 
      if you are using this old version and want to update to our latest driver, 
      you have to turn off the main power and wait for 10 seconds after uninstalling the old driver.

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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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