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   Windows 2000

   This document describes the procedure to install Windows 2000
   driver for Realtek RTL8139 PCI Fast Ethernet adapter.

   Location of Driver :   \Win2000\RTL8139.SYS

Installing driver procedure on Microsoft Windows 2000 :
      Before you start with the installation process, make sure that your
      adapter should be properly installed in your PCI bus slot.
      Executing Windows 2000, it will auto-detect your system
      configuration and find the adapter hardware.  

    1. Windows 2000 will install built-in driver "Realtek RTL8139(A)
       PCI Fast Ethernet NIC" automatically.

    2. Restart your computer, then you can update the newer driver from
       the provided Driver Diskette.

    3. Click right button on "My Computer" icon from Desktop then choose
       the "property" item from popup menu.

    4. Double click the "Device Manager" in "Hardware" dialog box.

    5. Windows 2000 will prompt all device groups in your computer, please
       select "Network Adapter" group.

    6. Double click the "Realtek RTL8139(A) PCI Fast Ethernet Adapter"
       device from "Network Adapter" group.

    7. Click "Driver" button in "Realtek RTL8139(A) PCI Fast Ethernet
       Adapter Properties " dialog box.

    8. Click "Update Driver ..." button
    9. From "Upgrade Device Driver Wizard" window, please choose
       "Specify the location of the driver..." then click Next button.

   10. Insert the Realtek RTL8139 driver disk into drive A and specify
       the setup file pathname A:\Win2000 in the "Upgrade Device Driver
       Wizard" dialog box, then click "Next" button.

   11. Windows will prompt inf file path "C:\WINDOWS\INF\...." in the
       "Upgrade Device Driver Wizard" dialog box, please select "Install one
       of the Drivers" then click Next button.

   12. Windows will prompt a dialog box for you to choose the  proper driver,
       please  select "Realtek RTL8139 Family PCI Fast Ethernet NIC" and the
       location is "A:\Win2000\...." then click Next button.

   13. Click "Finish" button in the "Upgrade Device Driver Wizard" dialog
       box. then you restart the system.
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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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