README.TXT Driver File Contents (s243wlanx.exe)

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Agere Systems                                              May 2002
NDIS 5 Miniport Driver for Microsoft Windows XP
                                            Variant 2 Version: 7.62
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This README.TXT covers information that was not yet known or
available when the user documentation shipped with this product
was written. It includes update information, additional
installation instructions, limitations to the current version of
the product, and suggestions to solve known issues or problems.

TABLE OF CONTENTS.

1.  SOFTWARE DESCRIPTION
2.  SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS
3.  NEW IN THIS RELEASE
4.  INSTALLATION NOTES
5.  TECHNICAL CONSTRAINTS
6.  KNOWN ISSUES
7.  TECHNICAL SUPPORT

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1.  SOFTWARE DESCRIPTION

1.1 About this software
    This Driver supports the following network interface cards:
     * "Wireless PC Card Model 0104"
     * "Wireless PC Card Model 0106"
     * "Wireless Integrated Card Model 0202"
     * "Wireless Embedded Card Model 0504"
     * "Wireless PCI Adapter Model 0901"
     * "SPEED TOUCH PC Card"
     * "Avaya Wireless PC Card"
     * "NCR WaveLAN/IEEE PC Card"
     * "BUFFALO WLI-PCM-L11/GP Wireless LAN Adapter"
     * "BUFFALO WLI-PCM-L11G Wireless LAN Adapter"
     * "Compaq WL110 PC Card"
     * "D-Link Air DWL-660 Wireless PC Card"
     * "Dell TrueMobile 1150 Series Card"
     * "Dell TrueMobile 1150 Series Mini PCI Card"
     * "ELSA AirLancer MC-11"
     * "ELSA Vianect WLAN MC-11"
     * "RoamAbout 802.11 DS (Cabletron)"
     * "RoamAbout 802.11 DS (Enterasys)"
     * "IBM High Rate Wireless LAN PC Card"
     * "IBM High Rate Wireless LAN Mini PCI Card"
     * "IBM Internal High Rate Wireless LAN PC Card"
     * "SKYWARD PC Card"
     * "Joynet WLAN PC Card"
     * "ORiNOCO PC Card (5 volt)"
     * "ORiNOCO Mini PCI Card"
     * "ORiNOCO Integrated Card"
     * "ORiNOCO PCI Card"
     * "Sony PCWA-C100 Wireless PC Card"
     * "Sony PCWA-C150 Wireless PC Card"
     * "Toshiba Wireless LAN Card"
     * "Toshiba Wireless LAN Mini PCI Card"
     * "NEC Corporation Wireless PC Card"
     * "WARPSTAR WL11C (PC-WL/11C)"
     * "Samsung SEW-2001p Card"
     * "Samsung SEW-2001m Card"
     * "I-GATE 11M PC Card"
     * "connect2AIR WLAN E-1100 PC-Card"
     * "Tyco Electronics 802.11b Card"
     * "2Wire Wireless PC Card"
     * "Westell 802.11b PC Card"
     * "WLAN PC Card"
     * "WLAN Integrated Card"
     * "WLAN Embedded Card"

1.2 Files Installed
    The following files will be installed in the Windows designated
    directory:

    NDIS 5 Miniport driver for Windows XP             version 7.62
        WLAGS48B.SYS
        WLAGS48B.INF
        WDAGS48B.DLL
        WCAGS48B.EXE
        WAAGS48B.DLL

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2.  SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS

2.1 Operating System
    This Driver is for the Microsoft Windows XP Operating System.

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3.  NEW IN THIS RELEASE

3.1 Version 7.62                                           May 2002
      * Introduction of driver variants
        Variant 2 has been defined for two purposes:
        1. to identify NDIS 5.1 drivers (NDIS 5.0 has variant 1)
           Note that NDIS 5.0 and NDIS 5.1 are covered by NDIS 5
        2. to identify NT4 Softex drivers (NT4 has variant 1)
        Variant 2 drivers have a 'B' appended to the filenames
        listed above.
        Future variant 3 will have a 'C' appended.
        Variant 1 has no 'A' appended.

      * For each OS a multi-brand INF file is generated.
        As the name suggests, a multi-brand INF file contains
        the card characteristics of various brands.
        Multi-brand must not be confused with Combined, the latter
        representing the card characteristics on various OS’es 
        for one brand.
      * Various inconveniences w.r.t. Japanese help files
        and screen texts have been resolved
      * Stability issues have been resolved for
        the Control Panel Applet
      * Firmware 8.42 is used in the driver.
        - Initial value for CurrentTXRate is 11 Mbps i.s.o. 2 Mbps.
        - Led behaviour has been modified:
          Power led off:                      radio disabled
          Power led continuously on:          radio enabled
          Power led flickers every 100 ms:    radio enabled and
                                              power management ON
          Activity led off                    radio disabled
          Activity led flickers once per 10s: radio enabled
                                              but no network found
          Activity led flickers every 100 ms: radio enabled and
                                              Rx/Tx activity

3.2 Version 7.42                                        Winter 2002
    This was the first release

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4.  INSTALLATION NOTES

4.1 Standard Installation
    Please refer to the 'Getting Started Guide' or 'User's
    Guide' that came with your product.

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5.  TECHNICAL CONSTRAINTS

    None.

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6.  KNOWN ISSUES

    None.

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7.  TECHNICAL SUPPORT

7.1 Finding Information
    On the Agere Systems Web Site you can find the most recent
    device drivers, bridge firmware, software updates and
    user documentation.

    World Wide Web:    HTTP://WWW.AGERE.COM or
                       FTP://FTP.AGERE.COM

7.2 Contact Technical Support
    If you encounter problems when installing or using this
    product, or would like information about our other
    "Wireless" products, please contact your local Authorized
    "Wireless" Reseller or Agere Systems Sales office.

    Addresses and telephone numbers of the Agere Systems
    Sales offices are listed on our Agere Systems Web Site.

    Help us Helping you!
    When contacting Technical Support, please use the Problem 
    Report (report.txt) and send it to us by Fax or E-Mail.
    A completed Problem Report Form that includes the details about
    your "Wireless" product and its host environment will help us
    helping you to solve your problems.

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  • If the expanded file has an .exe extension, double click it and follow the installation instructions.

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  • From the Properties dialog box, select the Driver tab.

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