readme.txt Driver File Contents (ASMedia-USB-Extended-Host-Controller-Driver_XHJRN_WIN_1.16.56.1_A13_01.EXE)

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*  Installation Readme for Asmedia USB Host Controller Drive.
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*  Refer to the system requirements for the operating systems
*  supported by Asmedia USB Host Controller Drive.
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*  CONTENTS OF THIS DOCUMENT
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This document contains the following sections:

1.  Overview
2.  System Requirements
3.  Installing the Software
4.  Verifying Installation of the Software
5.  Identifying the Software Version Number
6.  Uninstalling the Software
7.  Manual Installation

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* 1.  OVERVIEW
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The Asmedia USB Host Controller Drive is designed to provide 
functionality for the following USB Host Controllers:

	- Asmedia USB Host Controller

Software installation is flexible and fully automated.

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* 2.  SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS
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1.  The system must contain one of the following ASMedia products:

	- Asmedia USB Host Controller	 

2.  The system must be running on one of the following
    operating systems:
    - Microsoft* Windows* Server 2008 R2 x64 Edition
    - Microsoft* Windows* Win7
    - Microsoft* Windows* Win7 x64 Edition	  	  
    - Microsoft* Windows* Win8.1
    - Microsoft* Windows* Win8.1 x64 Edition
    - Microsoft* Windows* Server 2012 x64 Edition
    - Microsoft* Windows* Server 2012 R2 x64 Edition
    - Microsoft* Windows* Win10
    - Microsoft* Windows* Win10 x64 Edition

Note:Products 2142 and 3142 don't support Win8.1, Win10 and Server 2012 R2

3. The following operating systems are not supported:

    Any version of the following Microsoft operating systems:
    - MS-DOS
    - Windows 3.1
    - Windows NT 3.51
    - Windows 95
    - Windows 98
    - Windows Millennium Edition (Me)
    - Windows NT 4.0
    - Windows 2000 Datacenter Server

    Any version of the following operating systems:
    - Linux
    - UNIX
    - BeOS
    - MacOS
    - OS/2

4.  The system should contain at least the minimum system 
    memory required by the operating system.

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* 3.  INSTALLING THE SOFTWARE
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1. Install from setup program
     Double click the setup.exe and follow the setup wizard steps to
   install the Asmedia USB Host controller driver

2. Completely silent Install
     All dialogue box will not display when Silent Install

     install:		setup.exe /clone_wait /s /v/qn   

3. Basic silent Install
     Simple progress and error handling.
     
     install:		setup.exe /clone_wait /s /v/qb!

Notes:  Flags and their parameters are not case-sensitive.
	It's not necessary to uninstall old driver before upgrading.

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* 4.  VERIFYING INSTALLATION OF THE SOFTWARE
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1.  On the Start menu, select 'Control Panel'

2.  Open on the 'System' applet (you may first 
      have to select 'Switch to Classic View')
    
3.  Select the 'Hardware' tab

4.  Select the 'Device Manager' button.

5.  For Vista, Server 2003, Server 2008, Win7, Win8.1, Win10
			Expand the 'Universal Serial Bus Controllers' entry

6.  Right-click on 'ASMedia USB3.0 eXtensible Host Controller' or 'ASMedia USB3.1 eXtensible Host Controller'

7.  Select 'Properties'

8.  Select the 'Driver' tab

9.  Select the 'Driver Details' button

10. follow file shoud displayed, then installation was 
		successful:
		
		-'system32\DRIVERS\asmtxhci.sys' for Server2003, Server 2008, Win7, Win8.1 and Win10
		
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* 5.  IDENTIFYING THE SOFTWARE VERSION NUMBER
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1.  On the Start menu, select Control Panel.

2.  Open on the 'System' applet (you may first  have to select
    'Switch to Classic View').
    
3.  Select the 'Hardware' tab 

4.  Select the 'Device Manager' button

5.  For Vista, Server 2003, Server 2008, Win7, Win8.1 and Win10
			Expand the 'Universal Serial Bus Controllers' entry
		
6.  Right-click on 'ASMedia USB3.0 eXtensible Host Controller' or 'ASMedia USB3.1 eXtensible Host Controller'

7.  Select 'Properties'

8.  Select the 'Driver' tab

9.  The software version is displayed after 'Driver Version'

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* 6.  UNINSTALLING THE SOFTWARE
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9. UNINSTALLATION NON-DRIVER COMPONENTS
	Removal of this software from the system will render any 
	USB devices inaccessible by the operating system;
	therefore, uninstallation procedure will only uninstall 
	non-critical components of this software (user interface, 
	start menu links, etc.). 

Use the following procedure to uninstall the software:

1. Select 'Uninstall' from the following steps:
		- Go to "Start"  
		- Select "Control Panel" 
		- Select "Add or Remove Programs"
		- Find "Asmedia USB Host Controller Driver",
		  select it and click the "Remove" button.

2. The uninstall program will start. Click through the
   options for the uninstallation.

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* 7.  Manual Installation
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Manual installation is to install driver by the installation file (INF) rather than use the "setup.exe" mentioned above. If you have installed older drivers, follow these two steps. If this is the first installation , skip the first step.


1. Uninstall old version driver:
   Open Device Manager, expand the Universal Serial Bus controllers tree list.
   Select the "ASMedia USB Root Hub" or "USB Root Hub",and click right button, execute the menu item Uninstall, Select the "Delete the driver software for this device." option, and click OK button. 
   Then select the "ASMedia USB 3.0 eXtensible Host Controller",and click right button, execute the menu item Uninstall, Select the "Delete the driver software for this device." option, and click OK button.

2. Install new version driver:
   Open Device Manager, expand the Universal Serial Bus controllers tree list.
   Select the "ASMedia USB 3.0 eXtensible Host Controller", and click right button, execute the menu item Update driver..., and follow the direction to indicate the path of INF file.
   Select the "ASMedia USB Root Hub", and click right button, execute the menu item Update driver..., and follow the direction to indicate the path of INF file.

NOTE¡G

Manual installation is a kind of method of installation by advanced user. Generic users please use the "setup.exe" to install driver.

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Copyright (c) ASMedia Technology, 2017
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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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