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Setting up Intel(R) PRO/1000 Drivers for RIS Installation
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To set up network drivers for RIS installation, you must copy files from the Intel(R) PRO Network Connections Software CD to the RIS image [IMAGE_ROOT]. Follow the directions for your operating system.


Microsoft* Windows* 2000 
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1. Create an [IMAGE_ROOT]\$oem$\$1\Drivers\NIC directory if one does not already exist.

2. Copy all files from the PRO1000\Win32 directory to the [IMAGE_ROOT]\$oem$\$1\Drivers\NIC directory.

3. Make the following changes to the .SIF file that is used for this image installation (located in the [IMAGE_ROOT]\I386\Templates directory): 

[Unattended]
OemPreinstall = yes
OemPnpDriversPath = \Drivers\Nic 
 
4. Copy all .SYS files from PRO1000\Win32 directory to the [IMAGE_ROOT]\i386 directory. Do NOT copy the INF files to this directory.

5. Extract the .INF files from PRO1000\Win32\RIS_INF\E1000NT5.ZIP and E1E5032.ZIP to the [IMAGE_ROOT]\i386 directory. 

6. Restart the Boot Information Negotiation Layer service.

7. Follow the rest of the Microsoft instructions for adding a new network driver to the RIS installation.


Microsoft Windows XP and  Microsoft* Windows Server* 2003 (32-bit)
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1. Create an [IMAGE_ROOT]\$oem$\$1\Drivers\NIC directory if one does not already exist.

2. Copy all files from the PRO1000\Win32 directory to the [IMAGE_ROOT]\$oem$\$1\Drivers\NIC directory.

3. Make the following changes to the .SIF file that is used for this image installation (located in the [IMAGE_ROOT]\I386\Templates directory): 

[Unattended]
OemPreinstall = yes
OemPnpDriversPath = \Drivers\Nic 
 
4. Copy all .SYS files from PRO1000\Win32 directory to the [IMAGE_ROOT]\i386 directory. Do NOT copy the INF files to this directory.

5. Extract the .INF files from PRO1000\Win32\RIS_INF\E1000325.ZIP and E1E5132.zip to the [IMAGE_ROOT]\i386 directory.

6. Restart the Remote Installation Service.

7. Follow the rest of the Microsoft instructions for adding a new network driver to the RIS installation.


Microsoft Windows XP 64-bit Edition and 
Microsoft Windows Server 2003, 64-bit Edition
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1. Create an [IMAGE_ROOT]\$oem$\$1\Drivers\NIC directory if one does not already exist.

2. Copy all files from the PRO1000\Win64 directory to the [IMAGE_ROOT]\$oem$\$1\Drivers\NIC directory.

3. Make the following changes to the .SIF file that is used for this image installation (located in the [IMAGE_ROOT]\ia64\Templates directory): 

[Unattended]
OemPreinstall = yes
OemPnpDriversPath = \Drivers\Nic 
 
4. Copy all .SYS files from the PRO1000\Win64 directory to the [IMAGE_ROOT]\ia64 directory. Do NOT copy the INF files to this directory.

5. Extract the .INF file from PRO1000\Win64\RIS_INF\E1000645.ZIP to the [IMAGE_ROOT]\ia64 directory. 

6. Restart the Remote Installation Service. 

7. Follow the rest of the Microsoft instructions for adding a new network driver to the RIS installation.


Microsoft Windows XP x64 and Microsoft Windows Server 2003 x64
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1. Create an [IMAGE_ROOT]\$oem$\$1\Drivers\NIC directory if one does not already exist.

2. Copy all files from the PRO1000\Winx64 directory to the [IMAGE_ROOT]\$oem$\$1\Drivers\NIC directory.

3. Make the following changes to the .SIF file that is used for this image installation (located in the [IMAGE_ROOT]\amd64\Templates directory): 

[Unattended]
OemPreinstall = yes
OemPnpDriversPath = \Drivers\Nic 
 
4. Copy all .SYS files from the PRO1000\Winx64 directory to the [IMAGE_ROOT]\amd64 directory. Do NOT copy the INF files to this directory.

5. Extract the .INF files from PRO1000\Winx64\RIS_INF\E1G5132E.ZIP and E1E5132E.zip to the [IMAGE_ROOT]\amd64 directory.

6. Restart the Remote Installation Service. 

7. Follow the rest of the Microsoft instructions for adding a new network driver to the RIS installation.



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  • 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.

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