WIN98.TXT Driver File Contents (

*                     NDIS4 Driver for Windows 98                           *
*                              Jan. 1998                                    *
  This document shows you how to setup the driver and how to use the enhanced
  functions by setting the custom keywords.

Contents of the Subdirectory:
    ALN320.SYS          The NDIS4 driver for Windows 98.
    ALN320.INF          The installation information file.
    WIN98.TXT           This file.

  Before starting with the installation process, make sure that the adapter
  is properly installed and configured. You can use the diagnostic program
  (A:\ACERSET.EXE) in DOS mode to make sure your connection with the network
  is correct.

   1.When you plug the ALN-320 in the mother board and power on the
     Windows 98,the 'Add New Hardware Wizard' window will prompt and says that

     The wizard search for new driver for:
          PCI Ethernet Controller

   2.In the 'Add New Hardware Wizard' window,click 'Next' then it will ask you
     'What do you want Windows to do?'.Choose the item that

     Display a list of all the drivers in a specific
     location,so you can select the driver you want.

     Click 'Next'.

   3.And select 'Network Adapters' for the type of the device,then click 'Next'.
     It will prompt a 'Select device' window.

   4.Click 'Have Disk' button.
     In the 'Install From Disk' window,put the driver disk in the floppy drive
     and enter the driver path i.e. 'a:\win98' in combo list and click 'OK'.
     It will show 'AcerLAN ALN-320 10/100 Base-TX Fast Ethernet adapter' in the
     Models field of 'Select Device' window.Click 'OK'.

   5.There will show 'A:\WIN98\ALN320.INF' in the Location of driver field for
     the device 'AcerlAN ALN-320 10/100 Base-TX Fast Ethernet Adapter' in the
     'Add New Hardware Wizard' window.Click 'Next'.

   6.Specify the path of the driver files i.e a:\win98,then the Windows will
     copy the necessary files for the driver and system files.Click 'Finish'.

   7.Select the appropriate Connection Type (default is Auto-Negotitation).
     Click 'OK'.

   8.If this is your first time to install the Ethernet adapter and have not
     install the protocols and clients for Microsoft and Netware,please do NOT
     restart the computer.Go to the Start\Settings\Control and double-click
     the Network icon to install the other necessary files for the network
     Windows 98 will ask you Do you want to restart your computer now?,
     Click 'Yes' to restart the Windows 98.


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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.

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