BACONFIG.txt Driver File Contents (

Configuring the Boot Agent in a DOS Environment
September 6, 2000

You can use the BACONFIG.EXE program to configure and update the Boot
Agent software in a DOS environment as follows:

Note:  BACONFIG.EXE will not work with emm386.exe.

1. Boot your computer to a DOS prompt.

2. Insert a CD-ROM or floppy diskette containing the BACONFIG.EXE

3. Make the directory containing BACONFIG.EXE the current directory.

4. Enter the following command to invoke the BACONFIG utility:

If more than one Intel PRO/100 Ethernet NIC is installed in the system,
a list of NICs will be displayed.

5. Use the up/down arrow keys to highlight the NIC to be configured and
press Enter to continue. 

Note: If only one Intel PRO/100 Ethernet NIC is installed in the system,
you will automatically enter the Configuration Setup Menu screen.

The Configuration Setup Menu is displayed. This menu shows a list of
configuration settings on the left and their corresponding values on the
right. Key descriptions near the bottom of the menu indicate how to
change setting values. For each selected setting, a brief "mini-Help"
description of its function also appears near the bottom of the menu. 

6. To see a more detailed description of the setting, press F1.

7. Select the setting you want to change by pressing the up/down arrow
keys to highlight the setting. Press Enter to display a list of possible
values for the setting.

8. Select the value you want by pressing the up/down arrow keys to
highlight the desired value. Press Enter to select the value.

9. If you want to change additional settings, repeat Steps 7 and 8.

10. Once you have completed your changes, press F4 to update the adapter
with the new values.

11. Press Esc to exit the BACONFIG.EXE utility.

12. Enter Y to exit the Boot Agent Configuration Utility, N to not exit,
or R to reboot.

See Table 2, entitled "Boot Agent Configuration Settings", within the
Intel(R) Boot Agent User's Guide for a list of configuration settings,
their possible values, and their detailed descriptions.
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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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